The campus race protests are about systemic racism that’s never gone away
Article: “Engaging the Racial Elephant” – from Independent School Magazine. By Sherry Coleman and Howard C. Stevenson. Summer 2014.
“Bryan Stevenson on Charleston and Our Real Problem with Race” by Corey G. Johnson. From The Marshall Project 06.24.2015.
A powerful and insightful interview!
Bryan Stevenson won the Carnegie Medal for his book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption and gave a very timely and powerful speech at the American Library Association Award ceremony.
This is a long list of resources compiled under the hashtag #charlestonsyllabus and put together by the African American Intellectual History Society. It is meant to be used by educators to support discussions and learning about the contextual history of these events.
Article from the New York Times. By Nell Irvin Painter. June 20, 2015. “What is Whiteness?”
Article from Teaching Tolerance, Summer 2015: “Race ≠ DNA”