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Citizenship & Social Justice

Have you resolved to learn more about race and white privilege in 2016?  Get an early start by reading resources listed on the website of Jon Greenberg, a public high school teacher and writer, including “Curriculum for White Americans to…

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The Growing Correlation betweem Race and SAT Scores : New Findings from California

This paper presents new and surprising findings on the relationship between race and SAT scores. The findings are based on the population of California residents who applied for admission to the University of California from 1994 through 2011, a sample…

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Don’t Know Much About History

The Atlantic’s new piece on what we’re teaching (and not teaching) our young people is here. “High-school textbooks too often gloss over the American government’s oppression of racial minorities.” What do you think? What did YOU learn in school about…

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Online Resources for Teaching Ferguson and Beyond

Librarians Nicole Pagowsky and Niamh Wallace at the University of Arizona created a guide to resources about the killing of Michael Brown and subsequent events in Ferguson, Missouri.  In addition, they list sources on critical race theory, media coverage, and…

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Report

Canada issued the final report from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to continue to deal with the legacy of its Indian Residential Schools. Renee Montagne interviewed Murray Sinclair, chair of the Commission, on NPR Morning Edition on Thursday, June 4,…

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