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Critical race theory -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States, English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Social aspects -- United States, Narration (Rhetoric) -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States, Storytelling in education -- United States, Racism in education -- United States, Discrimination in education -- United States

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In this episode of PDXPLORES, Chicano & Latino Studies Professor Martín Alberto Gonzalez discusses the counterstory. As Gonzalez explains, counterstories are a narrative form of scholarly communication that uses stories to disrupt oppressive narratives established by empowered groups. Counterstory does so by pointing to the roles that systems of oppression, like white supremacy, racism, sexism, and capitalism, play in society, and higher education, in particular, by providing alternative narratives.

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