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Systemic Racism


 On this page you will find a sampling of resources related to Systemic Racism and Education, broken down into the following sections:

Key Words for Social Justice/Anti-Oppression Searches:   Anti-Black, Association Between, Bias, Disparity, Disproportionate, Effect, Gap, High Rate, Impact, Inequity, Inequality, Institutionalized Racism, Oppression, Racial Inequity Racist, Racism, Unconscious Bias, Violence, White Supremacy

Education: All White Faculty, Bias, Bullying, Charter Schools, Critical Race Theory, Cultural Competence, Curricular Racism, Deficit Narratives, Digital Divide, Disciplinary Practices and Policy, Discrimination, Disenfranchisement, Environmental Racism, Eurocentric Curriculum, Exclusion, Funding, Gap, Harassment, Inclusion, Inequitable Access, Linguistic Discrimination, Low Teacher Expectations, Out-of-School Suspensions, Policy, Pollution, Predatory Inclusion, Privatization, Racial Inequities, Racist Discipline, Resource Disparities, Retention, School Closure, School-to-Prison Pipeline, School Reform, Segregation, Structural Racism, Talented and Gifted Program, Technology Segregation, Transgender Student Rights,


Book cover for Ghosts in the Schoolyard by Eve L. Ewing
Book cover for Despite the Best Intentions by Amanda E. Lewis and John B. Diamond
Book cover for Pushout: the Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique W. Morris
Book Cover for Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap by Gilda L. Ochoa
Book cover for Choosing Charters: Better Schools or More Segregation? by Iris C. Rothberg and Joshua L. Glazer
Book Cover for Presumed Incompetent
Book cover for Still Separate and Unequal by Barry A. Gold
Book cover for Blackballed: The Black & White Politics of Race on America's Campuses by Lawrence Ross
Book cover for Intersectionality and Higher Education by Carson W. Byrd, Rachelle J. Brunn-Bevel, and Sarah M. Ovink
Book cover for Reflective Discipline by Martha R. Bireda
Book cover for Twenty-First-Century Jim Crow Schools by Raynard Sanders, David Stovall, and Terrenda White
Book cover for Shuttered Schools by Ebony M. Duncan-Shippy
Book cover for From Education to Incarceration by Anthony J. Nocella
Book cover for Poison in the Ivy by Carson W. Byrd
Book cover for Perspectives of Black Histories in Schools by LaGarrett J. King
Book cover for Toxic Ivory Towers by Ruth E. Zambrana
Book cover for Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education by Noliwe Rooks
Book cover for The School to Prison Pipeline by Nancy A. Heitzeg
Book cover for The Color of Mind by Derrick Darby and John L. Rury
Book Cover for Our Schools Suck
book cover for Whitecentricism and Linguoracism Exposed: Towards the De-Centering of Whiteness and Decolonization of Schools
Book cover for Racial Battle Fatigue in Faculty by Nicholas D. Hartlep and Daisy Ball
Book cover for Divergent Paths to College by Megan M. Holland

Video Clips

Source: AJ+ (2017, May 27). Why American Public Schools Are Failing Students. YouTube.

Source: Vox. (2020, October 8). How US schools punish Black kids. YouTube.

Source: NYT Opinion. (2020,March 17). How Coronavirus Racism Infected My High School. YouTube.

Source: NowThis News. (2019, January 23). How Black High School Students Are Hurt by Modern-Day Segregation. YouTube.

Source: Vox. (2016, January 11). The school-to-prison pipeline, explained. YouTube.

Source: AJ+ (2021, July 14 ). Debunking Critical Race Theory Myths. YouTube.

Source: Focused.Arts.Media.Education. (2017, May 14). Microaggressions in the Classroom. YouTube: 

Source: Black Linguistic Justice. (2020, April 18). Linguistic Justice: Black Language, Literacy, Identity, and Pedagogy. YouTube.

Source: TED. (2019, Feb. 5). Why black girls are targeted for punishment at school -- and how to change that | Monique W. Morris. YouTube.

Source: Education Week. (2016). Bettina Love: On Black Girls, Discipline, and Schools. YouTube.

Source: TEDx Talks. (2018, May 23). Why English Class is Silencing Students of Color | Jamila Lyiscott. YouTube


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