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About Me

mdaheadshot4Melinda D. Anderson is an education writer and parent with a deep interest in equity in education and the intersection of race, ethnicity, class and gender. As a ghostwriter for over 20 years, her work appeared in dozens of local, regional and national publications. Now writing under her own name, Melinda strives to elevate the concerns and needs of historically marginalized groups in education. Her intent is to “flip the script” and change the way we think, talk and act regarding educators and students of color. She serves on the steering committee for EduColor, a grassroots movement bringing race and class to the forefront of education discussions and lifting voices of color in education. Her byline appears in The Atlantic, Washington Post, The Hechinger Report, Teaching Tolerance and many others.