Credit: Sonali Kolhatkar
Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones gives 6 Rules for Allies (cross race/gender/sexuality/nationality/religion etc) in her keynote speech given 2/19/10 at a luncheon sponsored by Abriendo Brecha Vll Conference and The Seventeenth Annual Emerging Scholarship In Women’s and Gender Studies Conference UT Austin.
A transcript of the speech can be found here: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/cwgs/news/2610
Thanks to Natalie Goodnow for sharing!
As if any of us would have any doubt about the need for anti-bias education that remains to be done, Humboldt University and Google have teamed up to map the prevalence of hate speech (at least on Twitter) in the U.S. Take a look…
As a continuation of the previous entry on Jane Elliott, here is a Channel 4 documentary of a recent exercise she performed in the UK.
Today it is a legendary social experiment, but what can we learn from the Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes Exercise and the work of Jane Elliott? While we may not agree with or even condone all of her methods at Creative Action, her work has fascinating ramifications for every anti-bias educator.
Wikipedia on Jane Elliott: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Elliott
Jane Elliott’s Website: http://www.janeelliott.com/
A Class Divided Documentary: A Class Divided
Well we’re very excited and grateful to Natalie Goodnow for sharing this amazing website, which is overflowing with resources about social justice, diversity, and the history of hegemony. It’s called the ZINN EDUCATION PROJECT, and you can search by time period, theme, or even by resource type! Check it out:
or on facebook (lots of different and great material)