Racism

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VideoCopies of this film can be borrowed from YCCS.Tongues Untied: Marlon Riggs' essay film gives voice to communities of black gay men, presenting their cultures and perspectives on the world as they confront racism, homophobia, and marginalization.
LessonTeaching about Racism, Violence, Inequity and the Criminal Justice SystemTeaching about Racism, Violence, Inequity and the Criminal Justice SystemCurrent Events:Teaching the Headlines
The Wages of WhitenessBook examines the economics of racismInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ReadingInstitutional Racism5 Examples of Institutional Racism in the United States
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoRacial Justice Series- Racism is Real
A three-part series that explores the many ways black Americans face racial bias. These short films—Racism is Real, Black Protests vs. White Riots, and Prison System by the Numbers—explore the effects of racial bias on the lives of black Americans and the ways in which racism impacts American society as a whole. Includes teacher guideInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ReadingInstitutional Racism Is Our Way of Life
Article with links to data documenting institutional racism
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ReadingStructural Racism GlossaryGlossary for Understanding the Dismantling Structural Racism/Promoting Racial Equity AnalysisInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ReadingHow White Supremacy WorksHow White Supremacy WorksInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
Video2013 - Brave New Voices - Albuquerque TeamIntroduction: Young people-poetry
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoGuante - "How to Explain White Supremacy to a White Supremacist"Introduction: Young people-poetry
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoDarius Simpson - "Genocide"Introduction: Young people-poetry
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoFranny Choi - "Whiteness Walks into a Bar"Introduction: Young people-poetry
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoKyla Lacey - "White Privilege"Introduction: Young people-poetry
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ResourceIs Racism a Global Concern- Facts and InfographicIs Racism a Global Concern- Facts and InfographicInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ReadingOn Ending White Supremacy
On Ending White SupremacyInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoTa-Nehisi Paul Coates on racism and history
Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates on racism and historyInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoTim Wise on White Supremacy
Tim Wise on White SupremacyInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
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White Nationalism
White NationalismInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ResourceAfrican-American Experience and Issues of Race and Racism in U.S. SchoolsA compilation of resources on the topicInvestigating Education and Economic Opportunity
ReadingHow Racism Affects Black and Brown Students in Public Schools
Minorities are suspended more and less likely to be pegged as giftedInvestigating Education and Economic Opportunity
ReadingThe Ferguson SyllabusA group called Sociologists for Justice presents a collection of research studies on racism and policing. They provide important socio-historical context for the shooting death of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson, and the uprising that followed in Ferguson, MO, during August, 2014.Investigating Race and the Justice System: POLICING
VideoRacial JusticeA three-part series that explores the many ways black Americans face racial bias. These short films—Racism is Real, Black Protests vs. White Riots, and Prison System by the NumbersRace and Democracy : The long shadow of race in American political life
LessonRacial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System Racialized social control has adapted to race-neutral social and political norms in the form of mass incarceration. Criminalization stands in as a proxy for overt racism by limiting the rights and freedoms of a racially defined undercaste.Race and Democracy : The long shadow of race in American political life
ReadingDepression Is Serious Effect of Racism on Children and Youth
Depression Is Serious Effect of Racism on Children and YouthRace Discussion
LessonIs Racism Dead?Students investigate events surrounding the integration of Little Rock (Arkansas) Central High School and explore racial harmony in their own school. Included: A survey to determine whether racism is dead at your school.Race Discussion
ReadingExamples of Subtle Racism and the Problems It Poses
Examples of Subtle Racism and the Problems It PosesRace Discussion
ReadingWhat Is Racism: A Definition and Examples What Is Racism: A Definition and ExamplesRace Discussion
LessonFacing Racism in a Diverse Nation
A six-session discussion guide to help all kinds of people take part in meaningful dialogue to examine gaps among racial and ethnic groups and create institutional and policy change. Race Discussion
LessonDialogue for Affinity Groups
A supplemental guide intended to give people with similar racial or ethnic backgrounds an opportunity to talk with each other about issues of racism in sessions preceding and following the regular diverse dialogue sessions of a community-wide study circle program. These optional discussions are designed to be used with Facing Racism in a Diverse Nation.Race Discussion
LessonThe Color LineAnchor Lesson: A lesson on the countless colonial laws enacted to create division and inequality based on race. This helps students understand the origins of racism in the United States and who benefits.Race, Democracy, and Citizenship
ReadingMillennials and RacismMillennials and RacismThe Rise of a New Global Majority