This is a website full of useful information and educator guides for Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations, a nationally recognized, award-winning, traveling exhibit made in partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Center, Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian that was touring during 2013. The website remains, and is a very useful tool.
From the School Library Journal comes a list of books for teens on BlackLivesMatter.
Danish TV2 does it again. Here’s a lovely commercial they’ve created, this time pointing out how we all contain multiplicities, and we need to explore them to see how we are connected.
The latest set of resources collected together for varieties of learning settings, focused on #blacklivesmatter
USDAC has a very useful panel recording available on “creative strategies for commemorative justice” utilizing participatory action.
Here’s a new report out, from the Date&Society folk, on what “racial literacy” could mean within the work of digital tech.
Racial literacy is a new method for addressing the racially disparate impacts of technology. It is a skill that can be developed, a capacity that can be expanded. To advance racial literacy in tech requires three foundations:
· An intellectual understanding of how structural racism oper- ates in algorithms, social media platforms, and technologies not yet developed;
· An emotional intelligence concerning how to resolve racially stressful situations within organizations; and
· A commitment to take action to reduce harms to communities of color.
A lovely piece at Duke’s Faith and Leadership blog about indigenous storytelling as a primary epistemological conviction.
Here’s a lovely short TED talk by two young women that helps to connect personal stories to larger systemic issues around racism.
Here’s a useful piece exploring how to engage white people in dialogue about racism, if you yourself are a white person who’s gotten frustrated by lack of authentic engagement.
Try to remember that the goal is dialogue and transformation, not debate.
Here’s a thoughtful reflection on the recent USCCB pastoral letter on racism, by Daniel Horan, professor at the Catholic Theological Union.