Let’s Talk About Racism

This page of resources to start conversations about racism is dedicated to Jasmyne, Kali, and Tysen for their daily walk with discrimination and what they are teaching me.

Children

Going Deeper–Anti-Racist Resources for Families: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iOojyXPw-SNj2KCKa3qqhBf6hJGBXrYV4B0-dK_z5jo/edit?fbclid=IwAR3PJ2g5_IP2qUKMMZ4v7o5cWxo-xZvrQHHRELqwUD78PCidcthz28SoMRA

Teens

Watch the movie The Hate You Give

If you haven’t seen this film about yet, this would be an excellent time to check it out. You can do so for free on YouTube as well as Google Play, Amazon, Apple TV, Redbox, Vudu, Fandango, and the Microsoft store (depending on the service, you may still need to click “buy or rent,” and the price should register as “free” or $0.00)

Check out the Plainview Library for Coretta Scott King Award books by African American authors https://selco.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/pla/search/results?qu=coretta%20scott%20king%20award&te=&lm=PLA_LIMIT&fbclid=IwAR1ZV0oEwaQYy29djaW84tH5l1c_DMNb-1-annTM5W5gdfyHzhiZI2ySE3A

Pura Belpre Award books by Latinex authors

https://selco.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/pla/search/results?qu=pura%20belpre&te=&lm=PLA_LIMIT&fbclid=IwAR1AMEbmKnjCzhh3di6Ad9K3shypYfX3TthosqKR_vydw9EraF1GYaIPrBQ

Adults

Watch the movie Just Mercy It is free on Amazon right now. Rated PG 13 You may have to click buy or rent, but the price will be free.

One book you may want to start with from the voice of and African American woman:

I’m Still Here Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown https://www.amazon.com/Im-Still-Here-Dignity-Whiteness-ebook/dp/B07466JDSH

Going Deeper–Scaffolding for digging into layers of racism. Start at the top of the document and when you are ready dig deeper.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PrAq4iBNb4nVIcTsLcNlW8zjaQXBLkWayL8EaPlh0bc/preview?fbclid=IwAR1Uyx4ik8XQqP0qYETYbsn0IZBJgdUKrp5tEfQGglzsaKkBxxuATqfqiMI&pru=AAABcp5hQxg*3MrcXXRSOCTkk3E0EeJ3KQ

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