As this pandemic unfolds, it’s clear that the disease is not an equalizer. We’re still learning, but here is some initial data on COVID-19 and race.
Here’s another great list of books to add to your library — either your public library (if they don’t already have them), your religious institution’s library, and your home library. Let’s support these authors and illustrators as we also lift up Latinx communities.
I’m not sure where to put this, but I don’t want to lose this page of research articles that cluster around questions of political opinion, sanctuary, and other issues in a Trumpian world.
An excellent analysis, offered up by the Foundation Review (so particularly useful to institutions seeking to do this work).
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.