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Antiracism Resources

“Talking to kids about race and racism”
https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/talk-about-race.html

From kidshealth.org, a site with “Doctor-reviewed advice on hundreds of physical, emotional, and behavioral topics — from before birth through the teen years.”

“Talking to your kids about racism: how to start the important conversation and keep it going”
https://www.unicef.org/parenting/talking-to-your-kids-about-racism

from UNICEF.org

“5 Ways to Stand Up Against Racism and Injustice”
https://www.unicefusa.org/stories/5-ways-stand-against-racism-and-injustice/37355

from UNICEF.org

TED Talks to help you understand racism in America
https://www.ted.com/playlists/250/talks_to_help_you_understand_r

“From passionate pleas for reform to poetic turns of phrase, these talks take an honest look at everyday realities of Black Americans and illuminate the way forward.”

“Racism in America: Explore films and new specials focused on race” from PBS
https://www.pbs.org/articles/2020/06/racism-in-america/

Talking About Race, portal from the National Museum of African American History & Culture
https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race

This site contains many resources, videos, articles, fact sheets, and personal exercises

“Facing-Race,” from Seattle station King5
https://www.king5.com/article/news/community/facing-race/facing-race-full-episodes/281-7bc27164-52ec-402a-95ce-fb35259b0f68

“The series will tackle issues around race – exposing racism and helping viewers understand its role in our everyday lives and take action to dismantle it at both an individual and systemic level.” 13-part series; each episode 30 minutes.

“Black Freedom Struggle in the United States: Challenges and Triumphs in the Pursuit of Equality.”
https://blackfreedom.proquest.com/

Comprehensive database; browse by subject and view historical documents.

Civil Rights Trail
http://civilrightstrail.com/
 
“This website allows you to explore the destinations important to the Civil Rights Movement, as well as plan your journey to cities along the trail.”  Great introductory video for the Civil Rights Trail: https://civilrightstrail.com/the-story/