Anti-Racism

I’m using this page to save links to important articles, websites, and other resources.

Valerie Brown piece “Goodbye to Whiteness”

Julia Torres on “An Open Heart”

  • What do we see, how do we react to those students who are difficult for us to engage?  What are we personally bringing to those interactions?

Intersection of Race and Gun Violence – a list of resources

  • Compiled by and for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE); a great list for all of us to use

6 Voices on Racism and Slavery

  • Video of James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Angela Davis and others on the history and legacy of racism and slavery

Put Your Outrage Where Your Classroom Is: A Pep Talk to Teachers Horrified by Headlines

  • A great post on how to deal with the overwhelming feelings created by injustices around us, and how to channel them into the place they do the most good: our classrooms.

Seeing White Podcast

  • A great series on the history of race in America hosted by John Biewen

Dear White Teacher: 13 Books to Promote Racial Literacy

  • A blog post with a strong reading list and discussion of white teacher’s role in promoting racial justice

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