By Andrea Ruggirello In her Pulitzer Prize-winning essay, The Idea of America, journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones writes, “I had been taught, in school, through cultural osmosis, that the flag wasn’t really ours, that our history as a people began with enslavement and that we had contributed little … [Read more...] about How Educators Are Keeping the 1619 Project in the Classroom
By Nia Tucker In the year 2020, Google searches for the term antiracist peaked from May to June. The second most popular term was reading, followed by the title of the book Antiracist Baby. The rise of antiracism in the face of increased police brutality and racist state surveillance has caused … [Read more...] about Are Antiracism Books for Kids Actually Working?
By Andrea Ruggirello Content note: Mentions of violence and racism, mentions of police violence/brutality, mentions of specific national tragedies impacting the Asian American and Black communities The morning after the Atlanta mass shooting that took the lives of eight people, six of whom … [Read more...] about Trauma-informed Policy and Practice: How Schools Can Support Students and Staff After National Tragedies
Today we’re pleased to reveal an exclusive excerpt from Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, adapted by Sonja Cherry-Paul and illustrated by Rachelle Baker, which published on May 11, 2021. This chapter book edition of the #1 New York … [Read more...] about Read an Excerpt From Stamped (For Kids) By Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi