What an amazing time we had with Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, hearing from them about their latest novel Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You! The discussion was timely and well received, so thank you for your participation, and a special thank-you to our moderator Sonja Cherry-Paul.
Below we’ve compiled a list of resources to help you continue the conversation within your communities.
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As the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds will visit small towns across the nation to engage in thought-provoking discussions with young people. Learn more.
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NEW BOOK COMING JUNE 16!
With bold art and thoughtful yet playful text, Antiracist Baby introduces the youngest readers and the grown-ups in their lives to the concept and power of antiracism. Learn more.
DR. SONJA CHERRY-PAUL
Grab your copy of the Stamped Educator’s Guide developed by Sonja Cherry-Paul.
“This guide suggests a month-long approach to reading and discussing Stamped with middle-school and high-school readers in English, English language arts, social studies, history, and humanities classrooms.” Access it here.
RESOURCES FROM THE CONVERSATION AND BEYOND
- Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
- Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland by Jonathan M. Metzl
- Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Roads
- How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon
- How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
- It’s Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) by Trevor Noah
- Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
- March by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
- Monster by Walter Dean Myers
- We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom by Bettina L. Love
- White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
- A Black Women’s History of the United States by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali N. Gross
- Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women’s Fight for Their Rights by Mikki Kendall
- All American Boys by Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds
- An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
- Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Black Appetite. White Food.: Issues of Race, Voice, and Justice Within and Beyond the Classroom by Jamila Lyiscott
- Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes
- Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
- Dear Martin by Nic Stone
- Dying of Whiteness by Jonathan Metzl
- The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race by Jesmyn Ward
- For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood . . . and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education by Christopher Emdin
- The Gold Cadillac by Mildred D. Taylor
- The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys by Eddie Moore, Jr., Ali Michael, and Marguerite W. Penick-Parks
- Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson
- The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter
- How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them by Jason Stanley
- Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
- Letting Go of Literary Whiteness: Antiracist Literature Instruction for White Students by Carlin Borsheim-Black and Sophia Tatiana Sarigianides
- Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
- Miles Morales: Spider-Man by Jason Reynolds
- “Multiplication Is for White People”: Raising Expectations for Other People’s Children by Lisa Delpit
- Murder on the Red River by Marcie Rendon
- Not Light, But Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom by Matthew R. Kay
- Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson
- Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist by Eli Saslow
- So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo
- Stamped: For our Classrooms, Homes, and Communities from Hachette Book Group
- Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o
- Surviving Becky(s): Pedagogies for Deconstructing Whiteness and Gender by Cheryl E. Matias
- The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession by Dana Goldstein
- Teaching Race: How to Help Students Unmask and Challenge Racism by Steven Brookfield
- There, There by Tommy Orange
- This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work by Tiffany Jewell
- What If All the Kids Are White? Anti-bias Multicultural Education with Young Children and Families by Julie Olsen Edwards, Louise Derman-Sparks, and Patricia Ramsey
- White Rage by Carol Anderson
*These texts were shared by participants within the chat during the live discussion.
Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English Toolkit
What Antiracist Language Teachers Do
Antiracist language teachers consciously work to create safe learning environments for all students. This poster provides a description of what these teachers do.
Qualities of Antiracist ELA Curricula
Antiracist ELA curricula must celebrate and sustain diversity as part of educational justice in a changing world. This poster describes the qualities of such curricula.
Antiracist Teaching Bookmark
What’s wrong with English-only teaching practices? This bookmark provides a several answers.