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Resources for Parents

These materials are suggested as resources for adults interested in exploring and learning more about topics related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. A select few, marked with an asterisk(*), may be suitable for upper elementary students (4th, 5th, 6th grades) to read/watch with an adult present for questions and discussion.

Articles

“Change or Die,” Fast Company, May 2005
“See Baby Discriminate,” Newsweek, September 2009

Books

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Between the World & Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, The by Junior Diaz
Buck by M K Asante
Go Tell It On the Mountain by James Baldwin
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
March (Vol. 1, 2 & 3) by John Lewis*
New Jim Crow, The by Michele Alexander
Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
Underground Railroad, The by Colson Whitehead
Warmth of Other Suns, The by Isabel Wilkerson
Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals

Films

4 Little Girls
13th
Freedom Riders
Long Walk Home, The*
Selma
Selma, Lord, Selma*

TED-Style Talks

The Danger of a Single Story” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (19 minutes)
We Need to Talk About Injustice” byBryan Stevenson’s (24 minutes)

Other

Race – The Power of an Illusion (PBS)

 

*Indicates may be suitable for upper elementary students (4th, 5th, 6th grades) to read/watch with an adult present for questions and discussion.

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