BLACK HISTORY MONTH

RESOURCES

READING:

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You: A Remix 

By: Jason Reynolds and Ibram X Kendi  (YA; suitable for middle and high school readers)

Stamped from the Beginning 

By: Ibram X Kendi

 

A Black Women's History of the United States (Revisioning History)

By: Diana Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross

 

The Color of Law

By: Richard Rothstein 

 

The New Jim Crow

By: Michelle Alexander

 

The New York Times 1619 Project

 

 

VIDEOS:

The Dangers of Whitewashing Black History

Ted Talk By David Ikard 

13th 

 

Teaching Tolerance Webinar 

Webinar inspired by The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein


 

PODCASTS:

1619 Podcast, New York Times

 

Code Switch

 

Teaching Hard History, Teaching Tolerance

 

Historically Black


 

RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS:

 

A Letter to the White Teachers of My Black Children

 

Teaching Tolerance Website-Classroom Resources

 

Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

Facing History and Ourselves

Working for Justice, Equity and Civic Agency in Our Schools: A Conversation with Clint Smith

Facing History and Ourselves

The Legacies of Reconstruction

ACTION STEPS

  • Get involved with SREA by joining one of our committees or making a donation to SREA to support our work.
     

  • Attend and participate in town committee meetings, especially the new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC) meetings.
     

  • Learn about or join your school’s PTO Diversity Committee and/or the school’s diversity group.

 

 

  • Familiarize yourself with local and national legislation for Black History curriculum standards.
     

  • Share your support for legislation that would require standards for teaching Black history in MA schools and nationwide by emailing your senators and representatives (contact information below).​