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Do Right By Me embodies a significant social conversation about race and racism at a time when American society still struggles with understanding racism and its effects.


Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants.

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The Race Institute for K-12 Educators

The Race Institute for K-12 Educators is an affordable and accessible opportunity for educators to grow their racial identities. We believe that it is the job of all educators to support the positive racial identity development of students; educators cannot accomplish this if they themselves do not have a positive racial identity.
-Ali Michael, Ph.D., facilitator, writer & consultant

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Raising Race Conscious Children

A resource to support adults who are trying to talk about race with young children. The goals of these conversations are to dismantle the color-blind framework and prepare young people to work toward racial justice. 

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Hair Love

Matthew A. Cherry’s Short Film “Hair Love” Highlights Natural Black Hair and won an Oscar! 

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My American Melting Pot

The My American Meltingpot podcast is a weekly show about all the ways race influences and impacts our daily lives.  Hosted by award-winning author and journalist, Lori L. Tharps and featuring fascinating guests who share their unique expertise, the podcast is meant to educate and inform, entertain and inspire. We’re driving the conversation forward about race and diversity in America and the world.

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Your Kids Aren't Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup

The Children’s Community School in Philadelphia did all the research and legwork on this information.

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CNN & Sesame Street Town Hall: "Standing Up To Racism"

Aired live on June 6, 2020

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Talking About Race

Talking about race, although hard, is necessary. We are here to provide tools and guidance to empower your journey and inspire conversation. - The National Museum of African American History & Culture

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Social Justice Books

Teaching for Change has carefully curated the best multicultural and social justice books for children, young adults, and educators on 50+ topics.

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Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America

"You can’t expect to educate one percent of the students while 90 percent of them do not have the information that they need to qualify for future jobs, and expect our nation to still be on top." JAMELLA MILLER
This documentary includes Jamella's parents who have spoken publicly about the issue of inequity in school funding as well as getting involved in a lawsuit in 2014 against Pennsylvania’s Department of Education that claimed the state failed to “provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public education.”

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Seeing the Water: Seven Values Targets for Anti-Racism Action

We already know many of the structural targets for anti-racism action: residential segregation by “race”; funding of public schools based on local property taxes; over-policing of communities of color; disproportionate incarceration of Black and Brown people; communities of color as environmental “sacrifice zones.” But we may have neglected the values targets for anti-racism action. Here are seven values to consider...

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Representation Matters

EyeSeeMe is the biggest African American children's bookstore and book bundles for schools and teachers are amazing!

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