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WMSURE grants workshop

February 4, 2015


Confronting Racism Handout WMSURE on January 21, 2015.

January 21, 2015

Confronting Racism Handout from WMSURE on January 21, 2015.


Jeree (Harris) Thomas ’08, Attorney for the Just Children Program, will join us for a workshop on how to confront externalized and institutional racism at William and Mary. We will help you understand your rights at William and Mary student as well as state and federal laws concerning the 14th amendment and Civil Rights in Education. Please register here:

For more information contact Dr. Anne H. Charity Hudley at

To learn more about Jeree:

An Open Letter of Love to Black Students: #BlackLivesMatter

December 8, 2014


I just wrote to have my name added.

Originally posted on Black Space:

IMG_5465 Black students and professors, Beaumont Tower, Michigan State University, December 6, 2014. photo by Darryl Quinton Evans

We are Black professors.

We are daughters, sons, brothers, sisters, cousins, nieces, nephews, godchildren, grandfathers, grandmothers, fathers, and mothers.

We’re writing to tell you we see you and hear you.

We know the stories of dolls hanging by nooses, nigger written on dry erase boards and walls, stories of nigger said casually at parties by White students too drunk to know their own names but who know their place well enough to know nothing will happen if they call you out your name, stories of nigger said stone sober, stories of them calling you nigger using every other word except what they really mean to call you, stories of you having to explain your experience in classrooms—your language, your dress, your hair, your music, your skin—yourself, of you having to fight for all…

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We Do Language is the College of William and Mary Book of the Month

December 5, 2013

Read about our research process here:

Linguistic Society of America 2013 Forum Lecture Video

October 5, 2013

On July 9, 2013, I gave a Forum Lecture at the Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute at the University of Michigan Ann-Arbor. Watch the lecture here!

Our second book, We Do Language: English Language Variation in the Secondary English Classroom, is available for pre-order!

October 5, 2013

Our book, We Do Language: English Language Variation in the Secondary English Classroom, will be released by Teachers College Press in November, and is now available for preorder on Teachers College Press, on Amazon, and on Barnes  & Noble.  Click here to view our book website and click here to like our page on Facebook!

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Camp Launch Time Management and Organization for Middle School Students

July 27, 2013

Camp Launch Time Management and Organization for Middle School Students Handout by Noyce Scholar and William and Mary graduate student Sarah Lilly



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