Healing Resources for BIPOC Organizers & Allies Taking Action for Black Lives

“It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.”
— Assata Shakur, Assata: An Autobiography.

From Georgia to Louisville to Central Park to Minneapolis, to the disproportionately Black & POC lives lost to COVID-19, to all of the places and events that didn’t make the news — our country is in a deep & necessary reckoning around hundreds of years of systemic racism and violence.

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Why All Parents Should Talk With Their Kids About Social Identity

A new survey from Sesame Workshop suggests when it comes to talking with kids about things such as race, class and gender, many parents have work to do: Why All Parents Should Talk With Their Kids About Social Identity

An excerpt: “Kotler Clarke says, all grown-ups need to be proactive about explaining the differences kids see and making clear: Different isn’t bad. If children don’t get help from parents ‘and have to try to make meaning of different social identities [on their own], they may come up with all sorts of weird and strange reasons that people are somewhat different.'”

Don’t Say Nothing | Teaching Tolerance – Diversity, Equity and Justice

“We may be uncomfortable talking about race, but we can no longer afford to be silent. We have chosen a profession, which—like parenting—requires that our comforts come second to those of children.”

Don’t Say Nothing | Teaching Tolerance – Diversity, Equity and Justice