Humane Education Activity: Racism Alphabet
The headlines are full of examples of racism, and many of our institutions promote and condone the discrimination and oppression…
6 Activities Exploring Prejudice and Discrimination
by Marsha Rakestraw “Let us all hope that the dark clouds of racial prejudice will soon pass away and the…
Racism Alphabet
Activities/Lesson Plans
Students explore examples of racism, consider perspectives about racism by writing a story, and discuss ways to eradicate racism in…
More Than a Label
Activities/Lesson Plans
This activity inspires students to think about their own areas of bigotry, to identify how we develop our attitudes about…
A Class Divided
Videos/Movies
A Class Divided (60 min) profiles the story of a teacher who gave her students a daring lesson in discrimination…
Privilege, Power and Difference
Books
Required reading for IHE’s students, Johnson’s book examines systems of privilege and reveals the underlying nature and consequences of privilege…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Rethinking Short
“He told me I’m not allowed to angry. ‘Cause I’m white. I’m a male. And I’m straight. But he overlooked…
10 Strategies for Reducing Prejudice
I doubt there are many people in the world who would say, “Yay, we need more prejudice and discrimination!” But…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Exploring Prejudice
Arizona’s new “illegal immigration law” — and the enormous backlash — are in the news daily. (Facing History has a…
“Prom Night in Mississippi” Important Tool for Exploring Discrimination, Positive Change
There’s excitement sparking the air as young men and women dress up in their snazzy clothes and fuss with their…
Take Action Against Everyday Bigotry
The New York Times headline on 11/5/08 stated “Obama Elected President as Racial Barrier Falls.” Shimon Peres said that Obama’s…
The New Yorker Cover of Barack and Michelle Obama
By now, most of us have heard about the recent New Yorker magazine cover depicting Barack and Michelle Obama in…