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Roberton’s syllabus consists of five books centering on LGBTQ+ Black characters, most of which are geared towards middle-grade children and young adults.

Teaching the queer Black novel

"Emerging Narratives: Black Queer Youth in Literature and Theory," a class of Tichara Robertson's design, will focus on literature that centers LGBTQ+ Black characters, particularly in middle-grade and young-adult novels.