Addressing Race and Inequality: Resources for Families, Educators and Students
Curated resources about diversity, anti-racism and protests in response to current events from public media stations and others.
Museums and Organizations
Portal Helps People Explore Issues Of Race, Racism And Racial Identity
Engage in conversations with young people using lesson plans, family discussion guides, children's literature and more.
Interviews in this project cover a wide range of topics within the freedom struggle, such as the influence of the labor movement, nonviolence and self-defense, religious faith, music, and the experiences of young activists.
This exhibition presents a retrospective of the major personalities, events, and achievements that shaped the NAACP’s history during its first 100 years.
Talking about racism and bias can be challenging. The resources below help families take action.
Facing History and Ourselves uses lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate.
TeachRock is a standards-aligned, arts integration curriculum that uses the history of popular music and culture to help teachers engage students. Lesson plan paths offer a collection of lessons based on relevant current event topics.
Let's Talk, a PBS Utah online series about talking to kids about race, racism, and cultural differences.
Book lists for parents to help the discussion.
Explore films and new specials focused on race.
A growing list of resources from PBS and trusted partners, to use as tools to support anti-racist learning and growth.
Free resources for educators seeking to understand the Black Lives Matter protests in the context of systemic racism and to help provide a path to learning and teaching.
The following resources were gathered by WGBH Director of History and Social Studies Curriculum
- Who, Me? Biased?: Understanding Implicit Bias | PBS LearningMedia
- Frontline: Police Reform | PBS LearningMedia
- Black Lives Matter: Campaigning for Racial Justice | PBS LearningMedia
- Civil Rights: Internet Activism and Social Change | PBS LearningMedia
- Excerpt from American Experience: James Baldwin from "The Negro and the American Promise"
WXXI Education staff collected resources from PBS LearningMedia to support educators and families while discussing: race, racism, protesting, civil rights, Black history and historical individuals, bias, past and current events, and more. These resources are free and open for all to use.
Chicago Public schools has released a very powerful resource to support all stakeholders in discussing race and civil disobedience with students.
Relevant lesson plans, related curricula and additional anti-bias resources and strategies to help you discuss this topic with young people in school and at home.
Originally developed by the National Council of Teachers of English Committee on Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English, February 2007, revised July 2018.
The charge for the Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English is to investigate and make recommendations to counteract racism and racial bias in teaching materials, methods, and programs for language arts, English, and humanities.
A PDF document filled with actionable steps and opportunities for self-reflection and discussions in your departments and schools.
Tools for helping students understand George Floyd’s death in the context of institutionalized racism.
They view the success of black students as central to the success of their own teaching.
Every day, new stories of discrimination and violence emerge that prompt new conversations.
Though this is by no means a complete list, PW has compiled the following selection of recommended fiction and nonfiction about race and activism from creators of color, as well as suggested fiction that celebrates the diversity of the Black experience by #OwnVoices authors and illustrators.
WNDB strives to create a world in which all children can see themselves in the pages of a book. To reach this goal, we've created programs to celebrate diverse books, to mentor diverse writers and illustrators, to support diverse publishing professionals, and to provide books to classrooms nationwide.
ASCD has provided free access to resources to dismantle racism at every level: individual, institutional, and systemic.