Parent & Teacher Resources
- Why and How to Talk to Your Child About Racism – Charity Brown Griffin for PBS Kids
- How to Talk to Children About Politics – Kayla Craig for PBS Kids
- What Is Race? Having the Conversation With Young Children – Aisha White, Ph.D for PBS Kids
- Nine Things Parents Should Consider When Searching for Anti-Racist Media for Their Kids – Martha Conover
- Talking About Race – via the National Museum of African American History & Culture
- Race, Ethnicity, Linguistic, Cultural, and Socioeconomic Diversity – via UNC Chapel Hill’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
- Facing History and Ourselves
- Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America – Rev. Dr. Jennifer Harvey
- Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People – Mahzarin R. Banaji
- Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Difference That Make a Difference – Howard C. Stevenson
- Black Appetite, White Food: Issues of Race, Voice, and Justice Within and Beyond the Classroom – Jamila Lyiscott
- Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in School – Mica Pollock
- Freedom Writers (2007) | PG-13 | Based on a true story. In the wake of the 1992 LA Riots, English teacher Erin Gruwell accepts a position at an underperforming high school and is assigned a classroom of at-risk students. Quickly identifying racial tensions and violence in the lives of her students, Gruwell decides to focus her curriculum on the Holocaust and encouraging her students to share their stories in diaries. Starring Hilary Swank, April Lee Hernandez, Mario, Giovannie Samuels and Patrick Dempsey, and featuring Pat Carroll as Miep Gies.
- Hamilton: An American Musical (2020) | PG-13 | Based on the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. A fast-paced hip hop, rap, R&B, pop, and soul music based on the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton, featuring a multicultural cast to show “American then, told by America now.” Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr, Phillipa Soo, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Daveed Diggs, Christopher Jackson, Anthony Ramos, Okieriete Onaodowan, Jonathan Groff, and Jasmine Cephas Jones.
- Privilege Walk
- Talking to Young Children About Race & Racism: A Discussion Guide – via PBS Kids
- What is Your American Dream Score? – via MovingUpUSA.com: “Spend five minutes taking this quiz, and you’ll find out what factors were working in your favor and what you had to overcome to get where you are today. At the end, you’ll receive an overall score and a personalized summary of the results (and probably a big dose of pride and gratitude).” No personal identification information necessary!