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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) information centre. Teaching Materials – Black Lives Matter At School. The national Black Lives Matter At School coalition’s brilliant Curriculum Committee worked this year to bring you lessons for every grade level the relate to the 13 principles of Black Lives Matter.

Teaching Materials – Black Lives Matter At School

Here is the 2020 Curriculum Resource Guide–free, downloadable lessons to challenge racism, oppression and build happy and healthy classrooms. Enjoy! Teaching for Black Lives Black Lives Matter in #PHLed: Lesson Resources Overview Seattle Center for Race and Equity: Black Lives Matter At School Lesson Plans Black Lives Matter in Schools Resources for Educators: Books, Videos, K-12 Lesson Plans, and more.

Rochester City School District Resource Toolkit for School Staff. NPR Choice page. Five charts that show what systemic racism looks like in Canada. TORONTO -- George Floyd’s killing at the hands of police in Minneapolis and the ensuing wave of global protests have prompted many Canadians to take a deeper look at systemic racism, and national data reveals the stark racial divide in this country.

Five charts that show what systemic racism looks like in Canada

The most recent census data from 2016 shows that Black Canadians face far steeper economic challenges than white Canadians and other racial groups. For example, Black Canadians make significantly less money than non-racialized Canadians regardless of how long their families have lived in Canada. First-generation Black Canadians make an average income of nearly $37,000, compared to an average income of $50,000 for new immigrants who are not members of a visible minority. That wage gap doesn’t go away over time. Lilly Singh Cultural Appropriation: Why People Are Upset with Her - FLARE. How to Protest Without Offending White People. Many people were surprised when President Donald Trump suggested that NFL team owners fire players who quietly choose to sit out the national anthem before games, but I was not one of them.

How to Protest Without Offending White People

Even though they thought they’d solved the anthem problem by blackballing protest starter Colin Kaepernick, the residual insolence displayed by the players roiled white people to no end because their protest was so disrespectful—not to a 250-year-old cloth logo or a Francis Scott Key bar song. Taking a knee is disrespectful to whiteness. 'I didn't feel like I even existed': One young black man's experience touring a former slave plantation. In the last several years, plantation weddings have become big business in the Southern United States.

'I didn't feel like I even existed': One young black man's experience touring a former slave plantation

But in the midst of those beautiful celebrations and lavish ceremonies, the horrifying history of those slave plantations often ends up being papered over or completely ignored. It's why wedding-planning sites like Zola, Pinterest and the Knot have decided they will no longer post content that promotes plantation weddings on their pages. Nygel Turner experienced a similar white-washing of history when his father announced they were going to visit an old slave plantation in Louisiana. Racism impacts your health. Outside in public: Smiling, dressed real fine, manners on point.

Racism impacts your health

I am well schooled on how to be respectful, how to take up space, how to use silence when necessary. Travelling home on transit listening to music to drown out my day — filled with injustices from the minute I left my “sanctuary” ten hours earlier. Fumbling for keys, nearly pushing the door down to my home. Week 4: Learning From Place. Respond to the following prompts: The article suggests that a “critical pedagogy of place” aims to: a) identify, recover, and create material spaces and places that teach us how to live well in our total environments (reinhabitation); and (b) identify and change ways of thinking that injure and exploit other people and places (decolonization) (p.74).

Week 4: Learning From Place

List some of the ways that you see reinhabitation and decolonization happening throughout the narrative. How might you adapt these ideas / consider place in your own subject areas and teaching? Throughout the articleLearning from place there are a number of examples of decolonization and reinhabitation. This Is What Happens When You Try to Fight Systemic Racism in Canada. Why is My Curriculum White? Universities love to highlight their inclusivity and diversity, be it in the student body or the range courses taught.

Why is My Curriculum White?

What we find however is that the content of those courses, the things we are being taught are not inclusive or diverse, reports NUS Journalist Mariya Hussain. The education we receive at many universities is one that has been largely shaped by colonialism. It is one that places white, Eurocentric writers and thinkers above others without much concern. This leads to a blindness to other perspectives, and a complete dismissal of the large amounts of thought provoking work produced throughout history by non-white thinkers and scholars.

Teaching Kindness Isn’t Enough. A History of the Vote in Canada - Elections Canada. We have seen how the right to vote expanded gradually until the First World War and then how the electorate doubled when women gained the franchise.

A History of the Vote in Canada - Elections Canada

By 1920, nearly all adults had the right to vote, although many individuals were still disenfranchised by administrative arrangements, and some groups were disqualified on racial, religious or economic grounds. At the beginning of the period covered in this chapter, few special measures were in place to protect the right to vote by facilitating voting or encouraging those who had the franchise to exercise it.

The conventional procedure for casting a ballot – an elector appearing in person at the polling station on the day set for the election – was the only available option. Citizens were presumed to: Sixty years later, these assumptions were recognized as faulty and no longer held sway in electoral law and administration. Justin Trudeau’s racist photos are no game for people of color. Canadian media lacks nuance, depth on racial issues. Newsrooms in Canada are disproportionately white.

Canadian media lacks nuance, depth on racial issues

This inequity means Canadian news coverage is less inclusive and therefore not truly representative of our country’s racial diversity. We’ve known all this for years, and still — despite the approach of the next federal election — establishment journalism organizations have not taken steps to address this worrying gap in a meaningful and systemic way. One consequence is lower voter turnout among people of colour. The media is a pillar of democracy.

Numerous studies reveal how an erosion in local news weakens civic engagement. These studies focus on geographic communities. White People Are Broken - Katherine Fugate - Medium. Tickets reserved from home months ago meant the next day in DC was, coincidentally, spent at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

White People Are Broken - Katherine Fugate - Medium

Should This George Washington Mural Be Removed? At a public viewing of a 1930s mural depicting the life and legacy of George Washington, San Franciscans argued about preservation, racism, and erasure. Updated: August 19, 2019 Editor's Note: On August 13, the San Francisco Board of Education voted not to paint over the mural, but to cover it from view. SAN FRANCISCO—More than 100 people crammed shoulder to shoulder in a high school entryway, gazing up at the scenes of George Washington’s life. American Capitalism Is Brutal. You Can Trace That to the Plantation. A couple of years before he was convicted of securities fraud, Martin Shkreli was the chief executive of a pharmaceutical company that acquired the rights to Daraprim, a lifesaving antiparasitic drug.

Previously the drug cost $13.50 a pill, but in Shkreli’s hands, the price quickly increased by a factor of 56, to $750 a pill. At a health care conference, Shkreli told the audience that he should have raised the price even higher. Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and the truth about the debate over busing. 31 Children’s Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism, and Resistance. As early as 3–6 months of age, babies begin to notice and express preference by race (Bar-Haim, 2006). Between the ages of 3 and 5, children begin to apply stereotypes, categorize people by race, and express racial bias (Winkler, 2009).

White North American children begin to report negative explicit attitudes toward people of color as early as age 3 (Baron, 2006). I convinced my teachers to walk our students’ neighborhoods. It changed our school. The tour almost didn’t happen. It was my first year as an administrator at an independent charter school in Camden, New Jersey where I had previously taught social studies. For five years, I had been the only Black teacher in the high school building. I remember sitting in a room with other school leaders, and the room was divided.

I had raised the idea that our teachers should tour the city of Camden. By “tour,” I didn’t mean take pictures and stop at a local restaurant to eat. I wanted teachers to internalize the essence of the city. Desmond Cole - July 7, 2019. Babies can learn link between language and ethnicity, study suggests. Science, Health & Technology. Don’t Yuck My Yum: Kids Books That Dismantle Orientalism & Food Shaming - Books For Littles. How to Balance Work and Passion Projects as a Mom. Intersectionality, explained: meet Kimberlé Crenshaw, who coined the term. Here Are 5 Cultural Appropriating Outfits It's Time to Retire for Good. The urgency of intersectionality. A road map for black parents navigating bias in the school system. Dove apologises for ad showing black woman turning into white one. Dove has apologised after publishing an advert on its Facebook page which showed a black woman turning into a white woman.

The brand was accused of racism over the online advertising campaign and it later admitted it had “missed the mark” with an image posted on Facebook. A road map for black parents navigating bias in the school system. NPR Choice page. Fighting racism and the limits of “ally-ship” Journalist Desmond Cole Asks: Do Black Lives Matter in Canada? The Skin We’re In: 5 Creative Canadians Changing the Conversation About Race.

In 2015, amidst a spike in killings by US law enforcement officers, a contentious debate over ‘police carding’ here at home, and the worldwide rise of the Black Lives Matter activist movement, journalist Desmond Cole wrote his personal, provocative cover story The Skin I’m In for Toronto Life Magazine. Journalist Desmond Cole Asks: Do Black Lives Matter in Canada? S Use of Your Data. I Interviewed For A Scientist Position, But I Was Asked About Terrorism Instead. Anti-Racism, at any age – Common Ground. By Rebecca Holcombe Director of Community Programs Our Environmental Educator team meets monthly to plan programs and do ongoing professional development. This team works with children ranging in ages from toddler and preschool (Seedlings, Field Trips, Birthday Parties), to elementary age and middle school aged kids (Kids Unplugged after school program, NatureYear immersive weekly program, Home School Program, Field Trips, School Vacation Programs, Summer Camp, Birthday Parties).

Calgary Anti-Racism Education. "Racism In Canada Is Real—And It Feels Like It's Getting Worse" - FLARE. Anti-racist approach to education essential to address experience of Indigenous teachers and students. A survival kit for journalists of color. Journalism While Brown and When to Walk Away – Sunny Dhillon. "I've never experienced white guilt." Angélica Dass: The beauty of human skin in every color. Elizabeth Warren DNA test: ancestry DNA testing, explained. Sorry, that DNA test doesn't make you Indigenous - Home. Black Panther in the Classroom. Let Nora Loreto have her say. Withering Under the White Gaze: The Hart Family Tragedy. The Never-Ending Task of Shielding Black Kids From Stereotypes. Scientific Racism Isn’t ‘Back’—It Never Went Away. What it’s like to watch Isle of Dogs as a Japanese speaker. Should white people pay more for lunch? New Orleans chef tests social experiment. Parents shocked by "n-word" in homework assignment.

Montreal parents stunned to find N-word in kids' Grade 6 grammar workbook. The double standard of driving while black – in Canada. Seeing Opportunity In A Question: 'Where Are You Really From?' Black Lives Matter Toronto: Is Canada too polite to talk about racism? Why being 'nice' is bad for Canada. The Boondocks by Aaron McGruder for Jun 30, 2008. Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race. You-are-not-like-the-rest-of-us-woman-shares-video-of-stranger-s-racist-rant-towards-her-1. Here’s all the innocuous things that suddenly became racist in 2017. 538: Is This Working? About. Why Canada avoids asking about race, and why that’s a problem. Previous standard - Race (ethnicity) Whiteness and the Three Levels of Identity. Healing from whiteness: Whiteness and the Three Levels of Identity. I Don't Know What to Do With Good White People. FaceApp pulls ‘ethnicity’ filter after online backlash. Rachel Dolezal And Her Fantasy Blackness 

Tale of Two Schools: Race and Education on Long Island - Part 1. 10 Common Things Well-Intentioned Allies Do That Are Actually Counterproductive - Everyday Feminism. Hidden Racism. Race it's not a choice. 'Kill her and be done with it': MP behind anti-Islamophobia motion reads out hate mail. Black Children Need Better Parents, Not Schools  The White Problem.