Linda Christensen

Linda Christensen has taught high school language arts in Portland, Oregon for almost 40 years. She is the author of Reading, Writing, and Rising Up: Teaching about Social Justice and the Power of the Written Word and Teaching for Joy and Justice: Re-imagining the Language Arts Classroom, both published by Rethinking Schools.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Burning Tulsa: The Legacy of Black Dispossession
None of my mostly African American 11th graders in Portland had ever heard of the so-called Tulsa Race Riot, even though it stands as one of the most violent episodes of dispossession in U.S. history.
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