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'Tis the Season: Christianity and Jesus in Black and White

Dr. Neal A. Lester - December 19, 2013

What message does a white Jesus send to Christians who are not white?

The 2014 Teaching Tolerance Award Application Is Open!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - December 18, 2013

We want to hear about the great anti-bias work YOU’RE doing with students! Apply by midnight, Jan. 13!

The Classroom Closet

Anonymous - December 16, 2013

One writer describes his experience being both a gay man and an elementary school teacher.

Gear Up for No Name-Calling Week!

Sara Schmidt - December 13, 2013

Before winter break hits, take some time to plan your school’s celebration of kindness!

An Early Experience with Learning Tolerance

Liz Clift - December 12, 2013

A childhood lesson taught this teacher to ask the right questions when working with students with disabilities.

We’ve Got Egg on Our Blackface

Jill Silos-Rooney - December 10, 2013

Wearing blackface as a joke or a tribute suggests lack of understanding about the origin of this racist practice.

Commemorating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Sara Wicht - December 9, 2013

On this important anniversary, integrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into your classroom reading instruction.

Teaching Courage in a Postmodern World

David Knight - December 6, 2013

Students need historic context to connect activism of the past to social issues in the present.

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