Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
Many students are constantly tied to their phones. As educators, we can tap into that interest—and students’ curiosity and desire for entertainment—to show them gateways to a wider worldview.
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
The massacre at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, deeply saddened us—but also galvanized us. On the anniversary of the attack, six TT staffers remember.
The emancipation story remains largely incomplete, over 150 years later.
As educators, we must push past the call to “prepare students for the future.” This approach is insufficient and ultimately hazardous.
Black women are among the most represented groups in higher education enrollment by race and gender—but that doesn’t mean black girls don’t face unique struggles in our education system.
As educators, we cannot be silent about hate. We must take a stand and equip our students to do the same.