Using Your Voice to Fight Racism

Using Your Voice to Fight Racism

Activism can take many forms. That’s why we’ve put together this list of resources to help parents, teachers, and kids find — and use — their voices.*

  • Tolerance.org offers simple ways to encourage youth issue literacy and activism at home and in the classroom.
  • The Anti-Defamation League lists 10 ways young people can participate in activism on the issues they care about.
  • PopSugar offers tips for talking to kids about protests and activism.
  • The Youth Activism Project educates and involves teens in social movements.

Recommended Reading

Below, we have listed just a handful of the many excellent and insightful books on this important issue.

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (National Book Award Winner) by Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race Paperback by Beverly Daniel Tatum

They Can’t Kill Us All – Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement by Wesley Lowery

Resources for Allies

We all have different lived experiences. Here are some ways you can show up as an ally in the work to end racial injustice. Pop Culture Classroom is not endorsed by or affiliated with the authors. These videos are presented in the interest of our mission to advance education and promote inclusive communities. 

 

 

 

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