Critical Race Theory, Hip Hop, and Huck Finn: Narrative Inquiry in a High School English Classroom

@article{Martin2014CriticalRT,
  title={Critical Race Theory, Hip Hop, and Huck Finn: Narrative Inquiry in a High School English Classroom},
  author={Jennifer L. Martin},
  journal={The Urban Review},
  year={2014},
  volume={46},
  pages={244-267}
}
This study explores the impact of reading Huckleberry Finn through the lens of critical race theory for both teacher and students in a racially diverse urban high school environment. The teacher/researcher used narrative inquiry and creative non-fiction to examine student language usage, white privilege (including her own), and student reaction to the novel in a collaborative qualitative study. Major findings include distinct differences between students of color and white students in their… CONTINUE READING

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