Events this week have – once again – highlighted why we (and I mean us white educators) need to emphasize anti-racist education.
I’m adding these new resources to various “Best” lists. You can find links to all of those many lists that relate to race and racism at “Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Teaching & Learning About Race & Racism:
There has been increasing demands to “Defund the Police.” What does that actually mean? What Would Efforts to Defund or Disband Police Departments Really Mean? from The NY Times provides a good answer. This video also helps:
Good context on “defund police” phrase meaning. 👇🏾 https://t.co/bDG0jJVgiP
— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) June 9, 2020
Say Their Names are lesson ideas from the Chicago Public Schools for teaching about racism and the murder of George Floyd. I’m adding it to HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ABOUT GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH.
Black Wall Street and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921, Explained is from Teen Vogue. I’m adding it to MAY 31ST & JUNE 1ST WERE THE DATES OF THE TULSA RACE MASSACRE – HERE ARE TEACHING & LEARNING RESOURCES.
I’m adding this next video to The Best Explanations For Why You Shouldn’t Say “All Lives Matter”:
Used this example with my kid. He got it right away! And yet how many full growin adults can’t grasp this point even after it’s placed directly in their hands. pic.twitter.com/sRLufLDNEg
— Nicole Blades (@NicoleBlades) June 4, 2020
Excellent & important paper by @ProfDesmondAng showing that exposure to police killings of minorities (especially unarmed ones) has persistent negative effects on educational outcomes for minorities: https://t.co/V6crL9BmUg; @EducationNext summary at: https://t.co/Bg7OLIdWMT pic.twitter.com/S2Cl2NlZUb
— Karthik Muralidharan (@karthik_econ) June 9, 2020
— Jennifer Binis (@JennBinis) June 4, 2020