Undoing Racism

  • A list of links to articles written by Pedro Noguera...Executive Director of the Metro-Center for Urban Education at NYU. We have been working with them for the past five years to bring about positive changes for Amherst students.

    We are committed to systemic social change and the development of schools and communities which honor and value human diversity. -the REACH vision statement

    The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond (PISAB), is a national and international collective of anti-racist, multicultural community organizers and educators dedicated to building an effective movement for social transformation. The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, affectionately known in the community as The People’s Institute, considers racism the primary barrier preventing communities from building effective coalitions and overcoming institutionalized oppression and inequities. Through Undoing Racism™/Community Organizing Workshops, technical assistance and consultations, PISAB helps individuals, communities, organizations and institutions move beyond addressing the symptoms of racism to undoing the causes of racism so as to create a more just and equitable society.

    RaceMatters.org is a web portal intended to encourage and provide inspiration and tools for racial reconciliation. It has information about racial matters throughout America and the world, both historical and current.

    A varied site that offers an on-line magazine as well as many other resources addressing race.

    A nicely done YouTube video.

    A map that indicates state-by-state organized Hate Groups that are active in the United States today...2010.

    Beverly Daniel Tatum's recent book, Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?, is indispensable reading for all those interested in advancing America's dialogue about race. It should help faculty members understand their students better and enable them to teach all students more effectively.

    Culturally Responsive Teaching is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students' cultural references in all aspects of learning (Ladson-Billings,1994).

    A list of links that will lead you to free Multicultural, Cross-cultural & Intercultural Games & Activities

    Center for Research on Equity, Diversity and Excellence-Berkeley Graduate School of Education

    "Our mission is to promote racial tolerance by helping people understand the historical and contemporary expressions of intolerance." Ferris State University.

    Infusing Tolerance,Diversity and Social Personal Curriculum Into Inclusive Social Studies Classes Using Family Portraits and Contextual Teaching and Learning. A teaching and learning approach followed by detailed description for implementation as well as sample lessons and resources.

    A conversation between Naomi Tutu and Rose Bator.

    PBS tutorial about the modern concept of Race

    An interactive PBS site about the legacy of slavery in the United States. Jim Crow was not a person, yet affected the lives of millions of people. Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, "Jim Crow" came to personify the system of government-sanctioned racial oppression and segregation in the United States.

    May 1963 Birmingham Alabama

    An interactive website that is a project of the American Anthropological Association.