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Whiteness and white privilege
8 Ways Teachers Can Address White Supremacy in the Classroom
Help your students build a better world with these strategies, lessons, and tools from Common Sense Education.
The Historical Construction of Whiteness
A video from Kat Blaque about the way we came to understand whiteness--through a white supremacist process of exclusion.
How White People Can Move Forward in Conversations About Race
Caprice Hollins explains how white people and people of colour approach conversations about race differently, and how white people can make their approach more productive.
Lean In: What is Privilege?
Learn how to take meaningful action as an ally. This video helps you understand your privilege and positional power and learn specific actions you can take to show up as an ally
Learning for Justice: What Is White Privilege, Really?
An article about what white privilege is, and how it operates under racism, from the Learning for Justice organization.
NASP: Talking About Race and Privilege: Lesson Plan for Middle and High School Students
Teachers and others who will be facilitating this lesson are encouraged to make meaningful connections to other topics being covered in their classes or school curricula (i.e., literature that discusses discrimination or civics/history lessons) as well as relevant current events both in their local communities
Students Learn A Powerful Lesson About Privilege
A short video about how a teacher can demonstrate privilege to their students
Teaching While White
From Learning For Justice, this article asks what it really means to serve students as a white teacher.
Toolkit for "What Is White Privilege, Really?"
This toolkit offers advice, activities and further reading suggestions for educators who want to unpack the concept of whiteness and white privilege with themselves and with students
What Is Privilege?
A group of ethnically diverse people take the privilege walk in this video and then reflect about how they felt during the exercise.
A lesson on understanding and unpacking whiteness from the National Museum of African-American History and Culture. From a US perspective, with lessons that can be applied for Canadians.
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