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Racial Equity Resources 

Educational Inequality

Understand the unfairness and injustice present in our educational systems.



We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom 

Dr. Bettina Love makes the case for abolitionist teaching and educational transformation. 


Schools Are Seeing More Hate and Bias Incidents. But Educators Are Not Helpless to Address Them 

EdSurge addresses the rise in incidences of bias and hate in schools as well as the ways educators need to address the issue. 


How is White Supremacy Embedded in School Systems Today? A Scholar Explains 

Education Week explores the continued effects of white supremacy on and within American education. 


Brown v. Board of Education | The Case that Changed America 

The Legal Defense Fund provides an overview of the groundbreaking case as well as its impact on our educational system. 


Learning In Public: Lessons for a Racially Divided America from My Daughter's School 

Part memoir part case study, Courtney E. Martin tells the story of a mother enrolling her daughter in a local public school and the surprising lessons learned with her neighbors. 




A Walk in My Shoes: Social Justice in Education 

Five educators share how their passion for social justice began during their school days. 


Are You Biased? Yes You Are.  

The embedded video in this in-depth article looks at how addressing biases as instructors can lead to better learning environments for all students. 


Teach Us All 

This documentary honors the Little Rock Nine and explores how educational inequality still plagues the U.S. six decades later. 


Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? 

At the Chicago Humanities Festival, Beverly Daniel Tatum offers thoughtful commentary on the racial barriers that exist for young people in schools and continue into the workplace as they become adults. 




By Every Measure: Episode 5 - Education 

Episode five of this six-part episodic podcast exploring systemic racism in various sectors of Milwaukee discusses educational disparities and its effects. 


Inequalities in Education with Dr. Mirra 

This podcast dives deep into inequality in schools and the education system. 


Minding the Education Gap 

This podcast explores the racial disparities in education from classes to teachers. 


Nice White Parents 

This five-part series discusses building a better school system and the issues that can get in the way. 

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