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Black Caucus - Previous Revision

The Black Caucus of NCTE/CCCC is an advocacy group of Black English language arts educators and scholars who are involved in the teaching and learning of communication skills.  The Black Caucus:

  • Promotes and supports positive images and meaningful status, i.e. involvement and key leadership roles, for Black professional English language arts educators in NCTE, CCCC, and the profession at large. 
  • Initiates and supports resolutions and position statements that result in a broader understanding of language, composition, and literature. 
  • Maintains a network of Black educators whose interests include appropriate teaching methodologies and practices that foster success for Black teachers and students in language, composition, and literature.

Upcoming Events & Awards

African American Read-In
One of the many sponsored projects of the Black Caucus is the highly successful African American Read-In. Click here to learn how you can get involved!

Barksdale Turner Scholarship in African American/Black Literature
Congratulations Kendra Mitchell, Florida State University, Tallahassee on being selected by the Black Caucus as the 2011 recipient of the  Barksdale Turner Scholarship in African American/Black Literature.

For more information contact the chair of the Black Caucus. 

Dr. Elaine Richardson
Professor of Literacy Studies
The Ohio State University








Staff Contact:
Mila M. Fuller
Deputy Executive Director
National Council of Teachers of English











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