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Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell

The article describes the debate about California’s newly proposed ethnic studies curriculum for K-12 public schools and which groups should be included.  Click here to read the article.

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The Literary Canon Is Mostly White. Here’s an Alternative Latin American Reading List

Alejandra Oliva suggest nine books reflecting Latinx culture that can be read addition to some of the canonical texts of white/Western literature.  Click here to see the titles.

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4 Steps to Becoming a Culturally Responsive Teacher

Leticia Skae changed both her approach to teaching and the content of the curriculum to reach and engage her students, steps which resulted in “incredible growth on [the students’] state mandated end-of-course exams.”  To read her complete article, click here.

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11-Step Guide to Understanding Race, Racism, and White Privilege by Jon Greenberg

Educator Jon Greenberg has updated his Curriculum for White Americans to Educate Themselves on Race and Racism – from Ferguson to Charleston  in the form of a step-by-step guide as a primer for white Americans to study and learn about…

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A Social Studies Teacher Was Tired of His Black Students Only Identifying With European Culture, So He Did Something About it

Kufere Laing raised money to buy books that helped his seventh and eighth grade social studies students  in Detroit “build their identity, something that typical textbooks don’t provide. ‘Often times, the information put in front of Black students isn’t at all…

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