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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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African American Literature Book Club

As we approach February and Black History Month, we’re highlighting the African American Literature Book Club. Founder and webmaster Troy Johnson compiles Books, Authors, Events, Resources, Discussion, Blog, Book Club, and Articles to help you fill in the gaps in…

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Julie Washington’s Quest to Get Schools to Respect African-American English

In his article in the Atlantic, William Brennan describes the efforts of speech pathologist Julie Washington to have schools implement code-switching between the dialect of African American English and standard English in teaching reading and in closing the black-white literacy…

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READING PICTURE BOOKS WITH CHILDREN THROUGH A RACE-CONSCIOUS LENS, December 19, 2017

An EmbraceRace Community Conversation and Q&A with Hannah Gómez and Megan Dowd Lambert REGISTER TO JOIN this free, online, community conversation happening this coming Tuesday, December 19th, at 5:30 pm PT/ 8:30 pm ET.  Why We Gather. This EmbraceRace webinar will introduce participants to…

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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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