Literacy instruction reinforces racism English language is considered the educational lingo, and any other vernacular is often considered error, particularly when they take standardized test .

Vs. subversion They server them by converting them…but when they do this (drill it into their head). Students that are expected to assimilate…which winds up pushing their student cultural values to the way side—dubbed an error in the academic community.

How we can educate faculty Continual development Professional development Cross-field development Student narratives

Accomplish effective BW teachers while avoiding the “prerequisite” model Make students learn that vernacular is a convention of writing—a stylistic choice. There are many options and places to use them successfully. “The contexts determines our choices” (99)