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Stereotypes and Tonto

This lesson revolves around Sherman Alexie’s poignant yet humorous and accessible essay, “I Hated Tonto (Still Do).” It explores the negative impact that stereotypes have…

Resource: What’s Going On in This Graph? U.S. Population Diversity Shift

How has the diversity of the population of the United States shifted from 2010 to 2020? Interactive study with lead questions and extended articles.

Looking Closely at Ourselves

In this lesson, students explore race and self-identity by creating self-portraits. The lesson aims to help students develop detailed observational skills and use these skills…

Different Colors of Beauty

The overall goal of these lessons is to help students develop their racial or ethnic identities in a safe and open classroom environment. Each lesson…

Resource: Anti-Defamation League’s Dos and Don’ts with Special Diversity Events

Anti-Defamation League’s Dos and Don’ts with Special Diversity Events

Resource: The Talk: Conversations about Race, Love & Truth by Wade & Cheryl Willis Hudson

As long as racist ideas persist, families will continue to have the difficult and necessary conversations with their young ones on the subject. In this…