Every year, we hear of students and educators whose Halloween costumes reinforce stereotypes, bolster systems of oppression or even make light of hate. In these cases, a simple conversation might have prevented a lot of harm. We hope you'll take the time to talk with your students about their Halloween costume choices this year—and think carefully about your own. Here's a place to start.
- Teach About Blackface and Other Racist Halloween Choices
- What Do Halloween Costumes Say?
- “Playing Black” for Laughs