Mojuba Elegba. Elegba ago.

My lifelong interests are in language, literacy, sociolinguistics, pedagogy, and Africana studies. My writing is divinely inspired, ancestrally edifying, and culturally conscious. I am outside of the mainstream, aligned with the Universe. I te...

When taking a course on education law a few years ago, I learned a Latin phrase that has forever reified my approach to teaching: in loco parentis. This is where having studied both Latin and Spanish makes for interesting wordplay. Yes, I suppose that I am a bit crazy....

I did not want to write about the Black Lives Matter movement. If I could not be on the ground, putting my own Black body on the line, I did not want to talk about it in the academy. I admit upfront that this is my bias. The U.S. school system and the academy in partic...

Looking for guidance in retrieving my authentic voice and assessing where I stand now, I review my recent posts on Facebook. It is the only social media site that I frequent, and it provides the only space where my academic and personal lives converge.

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