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

 

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Analysis: How Flint, Ferguson, New Orleans and Baltimore are all connected – Houston Chronicle

Flint, Ferguson, New Orleans and Baltimore — cities now inseparable from the national news stories centered there — became calamities for separate reasons. One was a natural disaster (made worse by human error), another a wholly man-made crisis. The two others began with police violence, but in disparate settings: the newly impoverished suburbs and the long-distraught inner city. Flint and New Orleans were failures of infrastructure, Baltimore and Ferguson a collapse of human relationships.

Analysis: How Flint, Ferguson, New Orleans and Baltimore are all connected – Houston Chronicle

Parable of the Polygons – a playable post on the shape of society

How harmless choices can make a harmful world:

Parable of the Polygons – a playable post on the shape of society

Black Kids Get Less Pain Medication Than White Kids in ER – NBC News

Black children with acute appendicitis are less likely than white children to get painkillers in the emergency room, researchers found.

Source: Black Kids Get Less Pain Medication Than White Kids in ER – NBC News

Remembering the Delano Grape Strike, and the Filipinos Who Started It All: Forum | KQED Public Media for Northern CA

Remembering the Delano Grape Strike, and the Filipinos Who Started It All: Forum | KQED Public Media for Northern CA — Fifty years ago this week, Filipino grape pickers in the Central Valley walked off the fields to protest low wages and poor working conditions. Shortly thereafter, Cesar Chavez and 1,200 Mexican laborers joined their ranks. The strike represented a monumental shift in labor politics, largely because Filipino and Mexican workers united — something previously unheard of. We look back at the Delano Grape Strike of 1965, the key role Filipino workers played in the protest and how it laid the groundwork for the United Farm Workers.