A Teacher Made a Hitler Joke in the Classroom. It Tore the School Apart.

This is fascinating (thank you, Stan, for sharing it).

What would your school/head of school do???

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‘Resist White Supremacy’: A sign. A farm. And the fury that followed. – The Washington Post

The owners of Cox Farms have always taken politically charged stands at their Northern Virginia property, but they were floored by the massive backlash to this one.

Source: ‘Resist White Supremacy’: A sign. A farm. And the fury that followed. – The Washington Post

Seeing White

Just what is going on with white people? Police shootings of unarmed African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists. The renewed embrace of raw, undisguised white-identity politics. Unending racial inequity in schools, housing, criminal justice, and hiring. Some of this feels new, but in truth it’s an old story.

Why? Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for?

Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen took a deep dive into these questions, along with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika, in this fourteen-part documentary series, released between February and August 2017. The series editor is Loretta Williams.

Source: Seeing White

White Supremacy Culture

“This is a list of characteristics of white supremacy culture which show up in our organizations. Culture is powerful precisely because it is so present and at the same time so very difficult to name or identify. The characteristics listed below are damaging because they are used as norms and standards without being pro-actively named or chosen by the group. They are damaging because they promote white supremacy thinking. They are damaging to both people of color and to white people. Organizations that are people of color led or a majority people of color can also demonstrate many damaging characteristics of white supremacy culture.”

Read on here.