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:

Some conservatives have been attacking Critical Race Theory AND The 1619 Project. Here are some good commentaries on what’s going on:

EXPLAINED: The Truth About Critical Race Theory and How It Shows Up in Your Child’s Classroom is from The Education Post.

We Found the Textbooks of Senators Who Oppose The 1619 Project and Suddenly Everything Makes Sense is from The Root.

Mitch McConnell rebuked by alma mater over 1619 Project comments is from Salon.


Where Did BIPOC Come From? is from The NY Times.

Taking Action on Racial Equity and Justice: Learning Challenge Series—Discussion Guide is from Apple.


I’m adding the next four resources to New & Revised: A Collection Of Advice On Talking To Students About Race & Racism:

Adam Toledo, as you probably know, was a thirteen year old who was shot by a Chicago police officer even though he had his hands-up. Here are two articles about how Chicago teachers have engaged with his death, and there are lessons useful for all educators:

‘Adam should be alive today’: How Chicago teachers are talking about a 13-year-old’s killing is from Chalkbeat.

Leading For Adam is from The Leadership Academy.

Coming Together: Talking to Children About Race and Identity is from Sesame Street.

Confronting Inequity / When Racial Discussions Go Wrong is by Matthew R. Kay.