Developing an Antiracist Mindset for Teachers

Slides shared with Wilmington Friends School on 8/21/20: Powerpoint Dismantling the Racism Machine and Antiracist Teaching August 21 2020

Recommended Resources: Representation Matters

Teaching Tolerance: Classroom Resources

1000 Black Girl Books Resource Guide

Zinn Education Project Teaching Materials (Pre-K to High School)

Guide for Selecting Anti-Bias Children’s Books

Recommended Resources: Class discussion

New Resource page: Teaching about Racism, Injustice and Structural Inequality, Resources (Rutgers Graduate School of Education) (there is a whole section on this list for teaching younger children)

“Teaching your kids not to ‘see’ race is a terrible idea, studies have found”

Beyond the Golden Rule: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice (pdf of a small book created by Teaching Tolerance; divided into Preschool, Elementary & Pre-teen, and Teen)

“What White Children Need to Know About Race”

The Conscious Kid

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You (Ibram Kendi and Jason Reynolds adapted Kendi’s earlier books for a young adult audience – this link includes a Curricular Guide)

“Teaching & the N-word: Questions to Consider” (Koritha Mitchell)

Recommended Resources: Keep working on yourself

We Want To Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom by Bettina Love (book)

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad (book)

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram Kendi (book)

Dismantling the Racism Machine: A Manual and Toolbox by Karen Gaffney (book)

Please note that my website includes many more resources that you may find helpful. Go to the tab “Resources on Race and Racism” for general resources and in that tab, you’ll also find resources with more specific topics.

Email Karen: dividednolonger AT