Racism Explained to My Daughter

Racism Explained to My Daughter by Tahar Ben Jelloun is a book in which the author answers his daughters questions about racism. The book can be used as a parents guide towards addressing questions of racism from their children. The book covers topics such as: What is racism?  How do we  recognize racism in practice? … Continue reading

An Alien Among Us: A Diversity Game

An Alien Among Us: A Diversity Game by Richard Powers is a game instruction manual which takes the players through a process in which they are made aware of their biases and stereotypes. The mission of the game is to allow the participants to appreciate and celebrate diversity. Further description of An Alien Among Us … Continue reading

Screen Test

Screen Test (2004) is a short documentary directed by Linda Lee. The documentary seeks to bring awareness of racism in the entertainment industry. The documentary is shot in the perspective of an actress who is often stereotyped into certain roles because her looks “fit the generalized characteristic of Asians.” The video can be accessed on … Continue reading

All of Us Are Related, Each of Us is Unique

All of Us Are Related, Each of Us is Unique is a “unique exhibition exploring the concept of race” to challenge “alleged validity of the notion of human races”. All of Us Are Related, Each of Us is Unique is the English translation of Tous Parents ,produced in Geneva, Switzerland, by Marshall H. Segall produced by Syracuse … Continue reading

A Critical Examination of Anti-Racist Education

A Critical Examination of Anti-Racist Education is an article by Earl Mansfield and John Kehoe which looks at “conceptual, empirical and political limitations of anti-racist education.” The authors seek to emphasize importance of multicultural education with the “concerns of anti-racist education” to incorporate issues such as “institutional barriers, material inequalities, and power discrepancies between minorities … Continue reading

The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching About Race and Racism to People Who Don’t Want to Know

The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching About Race and Racism to People Who Don’t Want to Know by Tema Okum provides theoretical and practical information to those who are involved in anti-racism teaching initiatives. Synopsis of the chapters: “The first chapter looks at the toxic consequences of our western cultural insistence on profit, binary thinking, … Continue reading

Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism: A Developmental Approach

Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism: A Developmental Approach by Louise Derman-Sparks & Carol Brunson Phillips is guide developed to enhance experience of teaching and learning anti-racism. The authors of Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism integrate their own experience, as anti-racism educators, and methodology to create anti-racism curriculum for adults. More information on the guide can be found on google via http://books.google.ca/books/about/Teaching_Learning_Anti_Racism.html?id=J1OCIMntTK8C.

Anti-Racism

Anti-Racism Anti-Racism by Alastai Bonnet, 2000, is an introductory tool towards the concept of anti-racism. Alastai Bonnet introduces readers to “historical analysis and development of anti-racism”.   Topics covered: the historical roots of anti-racism   race issues within organisations  the practice of anti-racism  the politics of backlash.   Access to and reviews of Anti-racism can … Continue reading

Readings for Diversity and Social Justice: An Anthology on Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism, and Ableism

Readings for Diversity and Social Justice: An Anthology on Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism, and Ableism ,2000, edited by Maurianne Adams is a combination of personal and theoretical essays. Readings seeks to introduce the topics of Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism and Ableism to create broader awareness of various social issues. The collection of work … Continue reading

Critical Readings: An Annotated Bibliography on Anti-Racist Education

Critical Readings: An Annotated Bibliography on Anti-Racist Education is a collection of resources, in both English and French, put together by Canadian Race Relations Foundation. The readings contain mostly of Canadian contents to introduce anti-racist education into school system. The suggested topics are divided into ten sections such as; Aboriginal Education Beginning Anti-Racism in Education: … Continue reading