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Teaching First-Graders About Microaggressions by Bret Turner

A teacher shares an approach to helping first-graders understand microaggressions.  “A critical difference between microaggressions and other instances of hurt feelings is the impact—a steady, slow-burning, detrimental accumulation of biases played out with words and actions. . . . Supporting…

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Ryan Haygood ““Movement for the 94%,” March 25, 2019

Ryan Haygood, the president and CEO of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, will discuss the “Movement for the 94%” at the next meeting of Indivisible Princeton on Monday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. at UUCP Princeton, 50 Cherry…

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It’s Time for Educators to Talk About Dr. Seuss

What was your favorite Dr. Seuss book?  Mine was The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.  March 2, the birthday of Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was adopted in 1998 by the National Education Association as “Read across America”…

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Talking Race With Young Children

Listen to this segment of the NPR series Parenting: Difficult Conversations created by KQED and Sesame Street by clicking here.  Hosts Cory Turner and Anya Kamenetz interview parents and expert Beverly Daniel Tatum about how to talk to children about race…

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‘I Love My Skin!’ Why Black Parents Are Turning to Afrocentric Schools

With New York City schools system one of the most segregated in the country, some black parents are choosing an alternative to integration.  Eliza Shapiro writes “Afrocentric schools aim to empower black children in ways that traditional schools in America…

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