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Resources

Various resources from a range of perspectives and diverse cultural backgrounds intended to provide information and lead to further exploration

National Museum of African American History and Culture - Talking about Race:  Being Antiracist - useful definitions and steps toward becoming antiracists

NC State University Libraries News DIY/DEI: Antiracism - trusted resources to explore DEI topics that matter to NC State

 

KQED: How Ibram X. Kendi's Definition of Antiracism Applies to Schools - discussion of antiracist work in schools as outlined by Dr. Kendi's work and book How to Be An Antiracist

DEI section of DS Website

*NEW ADDITION* One Mom's Journey to Activism - The creator of this website tells her story. 

 *NEW ADDITION* Radical Politics and Antisemitism in Our Schools - Free Press Reporter, Francesca Block, elaborates on her recent coverage of the antisemitism and ideological capture of K-12 schools. She reports on the use of BLM materials in some K-12 public schools in New York City, how one school excluded Israel from the map used to teach students, her own experiences at Princeton and much more.  

*new addition*Men of Steele -  Dr. Shelby Steele, author of The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America (HarperCollins, 1998), Shame: How America's Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country (Basic Books, 2015), A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited About Obama and Why He Can't Win (Free Press, 2007), White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era (HarperCollins, 2006) and A Dream Deferred: The Second Betrayal of Black Freedom in America (HarperCollins, 1998), and his son Eli Steele, a hearing impaired, part black and part Jewish award winning filmmaker, discuss critical current affairs in the world of DEI, the documentary they are currently making together called “White Guilt," and much more. 

*NEW ADDITION* Why the Kids Aren't Alright - Best selling author, Abigail Shrier, discusses her new book, Bad Therapy: Why the Kids Aren't Growing Up, and how social emotional learning (SEL) and other changes are directly contributing to the decline of children's mental health rather than helping them. 

Sowell and the American Education System Part 1 - featuring an interview with Thomas Sowell in 1993 promoting his book, "Inside American Education."  The interview is broken into pieces with the host interrupting to review concepts and discuss how it relates to the current situation in the American education system.  This is the first in a five part series about this book.

  

Ethnic Studies and the Rise of Antisemitism - Dr. Brandy Shufutinksy, who possesses a doctorate in education and works with non-partisan organizations combating anti-black bigotry and antisemitism (e.g. The Jewish Institute for Liberal Values), discusses current events in Israel, antisemitism in the U.S. and the roots of this antisemitism in K-12 schools and on college campuses.

 

 The Fight for Parental Rights Will Estrada, attorney and activist, explains "parental rights" and its legal history, as well as his organization parentalrights.org

Britain's Strictest Headmistress - Kathrine Birbalsingh, daughter of Indo-Guyanese and Jamaican parents and head mistress and cofounder of the Michaela Community School in the U.K., discusses the state of education in the U.K. compared with the U.S.

 

Manhattan Institute - Woke Schooling:  A Toolkit for Concerned Parents - includes a glossary of terms for better understanding the language being used

Empowering Children Through Family, Religion, Education and Entrepreneurship (F.R.E.E.) - Ian Rowe, son of Jamaican immigrants and cofounder of Vertex Partnership Academies, discusses his framework F.R.E.E. from his book Agency: The Four Point Plan for ALL Children to Overcome the Victimhood Narrative and Discover Their Pathway to Power

What is Wrong With Our Schools? - Daniel Buck, a middle school English teacher and author of What is Wrong with Our Schools, talks about his book and experiences in the current education climate

Get Up and Fight -Dr. Elana Yaron Fishbein, Israeli immigrant and founder of No Left Turn in Education,tells her story and discusses her grassroots organization

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