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Administrators

21 Anti-Racism Videos to Share With Kids

The innovative We Are Teachers website has an abundance of free resources for teachers, including classroom ideas, free printables, informative articles for teachers and administrators, virtual field trips, links to deals for classroom supplies, and contests. Recently, the staff put together a series of 21 videos about teaching anti-racism to young people.   “The United States

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Join the National Anti-Racism Teach-In

The National Anti-Racism Teach-In is an annual conference and global movement to dismantle structures and norms that uphold racial inequity. In its second year, this explosive gathering provides a productive space for attendees to explore the foundational history of racism and bias and recognize the presence of racism in ways that are often overlooked.  The

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Administrators

What Anti-racist Teachers Do Differently

by Pirette McKamey, the first black principal of Mission High School in San Francisco, CA Ask black students who their favorite teacher is, and they will joyfully tell you. Ask them what it is about their favorite teacher, and most will say some version of this: They know how to work with me. So much

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Communities

Twelve Books to Help Children Understand Race, Anti-Racism and Protest

At the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, the education department has been considering how to dismantle racism for the last decade, even before the museum’s doors opened in 2016. Most recently, they launched a web portal dedicated to “Talking About Race.” The museum decided to share it with the public at

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