Using Critical Race Theory's storytelling method, this chapter weaves a tale set in a school library setting told through the eyes of Jamal, a 17 year old Black male Harvard -bound scholar athlete. Using artifacts to build the plot, the story shines light on places where diversity and inclusion initiatives fail, where unchecked privilege and whiteness do harm to everyone touched by them, where inequality ruins lives and where libraries might be spaces of hope and possibility.
Curriculum and Instruction | Library and Information Science | Social Justice
Kafi Kumasi, 2021. "“Getting InFLOmation”: A Critical Race Theory Tale from the School Library", Knowledge Justice: Disrupting Library and Information Studies through Critical Race Theory, Sofia Y. Leung, Jorge R. López-McKnight. doi: https://doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/11969.003.0021