In short, we’ve forgotten what white privilege really means—which is all of this, all at once. And if we stand behind the belief that recognizing white privilege is integral to the anti-bias work of white educators, we must offer a broader recognition.
Author: WSIV Team
For Our White Friends Desiring To Be Allies: You have had the microphone for most of the time and it will be good to give the microphone to someone else who is living a different experience than your own. — Courtney Ariel
Anti-Racist Activism Books
Research from Harvard University suggests that children as young as 3, when exposed to racism, tend to embrace it, although they might not understand.
Why You Should Stop Saying ‘All Lives Matter,’ Explained In 9 Different Ways
It’s a common conversation these days: One person says, “Black lives matter.” Then another responds, “No, all lives matter.”
It’s also a complete misunderstanding of what the phrase “black lives matter” means. The person on the receiving end interprets the phrase as “black lives matter more than any other lives.”
"The point of Black Lives Matter isn't to suggest that black lives should be or are more important than all other lives. Instead, it’s simply pointing out that black people's lives are relatively undervalued in the US — and more likely to be ended by police — and the country needs to recognize that inequity to bring an end to it." — German Lopez
Warner Bros. Makes Just Mercy Available For Free As Education On Systemic Racism
Warner Bros. makes Just Mercy available for free as education on ‘systemic racism.’
Black Lives Matter
This image will endure the ages. #BLM
5 Racist Anti-Racism Responses “Good” White Women Give to Viral Posts
Here are five racist anti-racism responses “good” white women give to viral posts (and the only kind of response that’s actually acceptable).
How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change
As millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd and the ongoing problem of unequal justice, many people have reached out […]
Remember, No One Is Coming to Save Us
Eventually, doctors will find a coronavirus vaccine, but black people will continue to wait for a cure for racism.
As A Black Mother, My Parenting Is Always Political
“Because of this history, black women have had to inhabit a different understanding of motherhood in order to navigate American life.
These Names Are Hashtags, Elegies, Battle Cries
Black people share the truth of their lives, and white people treat those truths as intellectual exercises.
Teach Kids About Racism
Yes, this really is a book to teach kids about racism. Inside, you’ll find a clear description of what racism is, how it makes people feel when they experience it, and how to spot it.