So many of our students have had to deal with taunts of “Go back to your country” over the years, and President Trump is doing his best to ensure it goes on for a long time to come.

Hate Crimes In U.S. Increased By 17 Percent last year, and I fear the numbers will continue to increase.

Behind Trump’s ‘go back’ demand: A long history of rejecting ‘different’ Americans is a good article in the Washington Post given some historical perspective on the “othering” of certain Americans, as well as NPR’s ‘Go Back Where You Came From’: The Long Rhetorical Roots Of Trump’s Racist Tweets.

Even though most of us are out of school now, it’s a safe bet that President Trump will continue with racist attacks after we enter the new school year.

These resources might be helpful:

New & Revised: A Collection Of Advice On Talking To Students About Race & Racism

A Beginning List Of The Best Resources For Fighting Islamophobia In Schools

The Demonization Of Immigrants As Invaders, And What Teachers & Students Can Do About It

The Best Practical Resources For Helping Teachers, Students & Families Respond To Immigration Challenges

You might also be interested in:

Americans Are Sharing What It’s Like To Be Told To “Go Back To Your Country” After Trump’s Racist Attack from BuzzFeed News.

Have You Been Told to ‘Go Back’ to Your Country Even Though You Are American? Tell Us About It. from The NY Times.

Trump tweets send stinging message to countless Americans is from The Associated Press.