ERIC Number: EJ1022201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
"The Way We Hear Ourselves is Different from the Way Others Hear Us": Exploring the Literate Identities of a Black Radio Youth Collective
Green, Keisha L.
Equity & Excellence in Education, v46 n3 spec iss p315-326 2013
How do black students acquire academic literacy skills without being severed from their cultural and historical identit(ies)? In this article, the author presents instances of literacy events in an out-of-school program called Youth Voices that serves to create opportunities for development of a strong sense of historical and cultural identity. An examination of Youth Voices provides insight into African American adolescent language and literacy learning at the intersection of youth media production and civic engagement.
Descriptors: Literacy, Radio, Academic Discourse, African American Culture, Self Concept, Racial Identification, Adolescents, African Americans, Program Descriptions, Language Acquisition, Citizen Participation, Ethnography, Case Studies, Interviews, Culturally Relevant Education, Critical Theory, Popular Education, Teaching Methods, Multimedia Instruction, Activism, African American History, Clubs
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