- Don’t Matter if You’re Black or White
- “Aunt” or “Ant?” It’s Not a Black and White Issue
- Chinese or Blonde? How About Both?
- Race Discrimination: “Is It My Fault?”
- Black in the Supermarket Checkout Line
- The Toddler Color Association Game
- Boy, Am I Glad I’m White!
- Jordan’s Story
- So….I’m Not White?
- Neil’s Story
- The Color of Breakfast
- The Color of Peanut Butter
- Returning Land to the “Brown People”
- Black and White
- The Sesame Street Connection
- Kate’s Story
- Racial Profiling
- Learning Racial Inferiority
- How Do You Tell A Dark Person from a Light Person?
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In 1st grade, I told my black teacher, in front of white teachers, a fellow black student called me a nigger. They all gave me astonished looks and later my black teacher was upset with me and I couldn’t understand … Continue reading
The story is about my brother who was 4 or 5 when it happened. He is 60 now. He was in nursery school. that day he and his class were finger painting. It was a large class and there were … Continue reading
I did an activity with my 4th and 5th grade students about race and racism in today’s media. We covered all the basic vocabulary and started talking about some real issues. At the end of class, I explained their … Continue reading
I introduced alliteration and color association for poems and when we discussed black, the second graders said stuff like berries, birds, coffee, and when I did it with the third graders, they said sad, bad, evil, ugly, storms, chaos, etc. … Continue reading