For African American and Latinos, there are two pandemics. One, viral. The other, academic. In communities of color, students are being attacked on two fronts. Just as African American and Latino populations are at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 as compared to Whites and Asians, the former set lacks sustained support and advocacy in reading […]
SHIRLEY JONES-LUKE is an educator and writer in Boston, Massachusetts, focused on educational advocacy, policy, and literacy. Luke believes in educational rights for all children and that Black lives matter. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College.