Tag Archives: race

Studies Confirm the Dehumanization of Black Children and the ‘Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline’


Credit: Sonali Kolhatkar



6 Rules for Courageous Allies!

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!

Blue eyes, Brown eyes

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

Link Spotlight: The Ultimate Critical Thinker/Courageous Ally Resource Link?

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)