Sarah has been an educator for over 20 years. She is a life-long resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she grew up in the South Valley. Currently she is an online instructor with the University of North Carolina-Wilmington and teaches part-time at Central New Mexico Community College. She also teaches dual-enrollment high school students at College and Career High School. As an academic, she has taught over 20 college courses in the areas of ethnic minority education, Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, effective ELL teaching practices, and progressive at-risk literacy methods. She has several publications centering on race and media and has presented at over 20 conferences. Her areas of interest include issues of race, ethnicity, and gender, especially as these relate to schooling. Most importantly, she believes strongly in the message and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and how his life’s work is passed on to future generations.