Perspectives Texts

Our searchable library of short texts offers a diverse mix of stories and perspectives. This multi-genre, multi-media collection aligns with the Common Core's recommendations for text complexity and the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards. Choose from informational and literary nonfiction texts, literature, photographs, political cartoons, interviews, infographics and more.

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Why I’m A Racist

A white man writes about his journey to understanding his racial privilege and the “benefit of the doubt” that life has afforded him.
Grade Level
Jeff Cook
Social Studies
Social Justice Domain