Dr. Manuel Callahan discusses the tension, critiques, and differing opinions around the use of the term Latinx to describe identities that may otherwise be labelled Latin American, Latino, or Latina.
by David Parker
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by David Parker
New models are emerging for funding open access, which may serve to alleviate one of the publishing industry’s most problematic practices: Levying book processing charges on authors.
In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Dr. Kadian Pow, author of Stories of Black Female Identity in the Making: Queering the Love in Blackness, they discuss how religious institutions have maintained their power to shape and control Black women's identities, despite a statistical decline in church attendance.
How does a book go from a bunch of Word documents to a printed and bound volume? The LPP team outline the stages of the book production process.
In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Gregory Freeland, author of Music and Black Community in Segregated North Carolina, they discussed the pivotal role that music played in keeping a community together during one of the most legally segregated times in U.S. history.
The COVID-19 pandemic reproduced forms of educational exclusions by reiterating a “grammar of schooling”, yet it also offered an opportunity for teaching professionals to use their creativity and brilliance to rewrite it. Pushing back on educational inequities, these stories offer hope of more just and inclusive classrooms now and in the future.