About the Author
Jabari Mahiri Day They Stole the Letter J
Jabari Mahiri is the William and Mary Jane Brinton Family Chair in Urban Teaching. He directs the TEACH Project
(Technology, Equity, And Culture for High-performance schools). He is the Faculty
Director for the Bay Area Writing Project, a Senior Scholar for the National Urban
Alliance for Effective Education, and he has been a Visiting Professor at Harvard. He is
author of Digital Tools in Urban Schools: Mediating a Remix of Learning (2011); Out of
Bounds: When Scholarship Athletes become Academic Scholars (2010) with Derek Van
Rheenen; and, Shooting for Excellence: African American and Youth Culture in New
Century Schools (1998). He is editor of What They Don't Learn in School: Literacy in the
Lives of Urban Youth (2004), and the forthcoming book, Virtual Lives: Nerdfighters,
Scarlet Writers, Little Sisters, Future Souls, and Future Schools. He has also published a
children's book, The Day They Stole the Letter J.
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