This is a quick little Ted Talk on unconscious bias--I love Helen's examples! The whole thing made me think about the blue and black (or white and gold) dress. Of which, I still don't know how to process... Enjoy!
An article "How the Rules of Racism Are Different for Asian Americans", was shared over a million times on Facebook and has grown into a book. See on goodmenproject.com
What historical records say about the mixed-race heroine of a new film.Have you seen the movie yet? If not, do you plan on it? I sure do! See on www.theroot.com
Buzzfeed created a quiz so you can check your privilege. This will make you think. If it doesn't, it should. Take the quiz (and read the comments if you're brave)
Catana Tully explores questions of race, adoption and identity, not as the professor of cultural studies that she became, but as the Black child of German settlers in Guatemala who called her their “little Moor.”You can find the book on amazon: Split at the Root: A Memoir of Love and Lost Identity Catana Tully is also an Adoption Couseling Expert--see more about her work at splitattheroot.com
A photo campaign highlighting the faces and voices of black students at Harvard College. "Our voices often go unheard on this campus, our experiences are devalued, our presence is questioned-- this project is our way of speaking back, of claiming this campus, of standing up to say: We are here. This place is ours. We, TOO, are Harvard." The #itooamharvard photo campaign is inspired by I, Too, Am Harvard, a play based on interviews with members of the black community exploring and affirming our diverse experiences as black students at Harvard College.
Read more about the project here: itooamharvard.tumblr.com
Great blog post by TODAY that features some of our local multiracial families! Enjoy!
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - We celebrate!
"Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal." ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
Visit our tribute last year for Daria music video and color pages to share with the little ones in your life!
Your friends at iCelebrateDiversity.com
Jane Elliott's - Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise - "A CLASS DIVIDED"
This is one of the most requested programs in FRONTLINE's history. It is about an Iowa schoolteacher who, the day after Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, gave her third-grade students a first-hand experience in the meaning of discrimination. This is the story of what she taught the children, and the impact that lesson had on their lives.