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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:

Issues in Education: All White Faculty, Bullying, Censorship, 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, Privatization, Resource Disparities, Retention, School Closure, School-to-Prison Pipeline, School Reform, Segregation, Talented and Gifted Program, Technology Segregation, Transgender Student Rights

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


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 Education and Racism: A Primer on Issues and Dilemmas
Book cover for Pushout: the Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique W. Morris
Book cover for ompulsory : education and the dispossession of youth in a prison school by sabina elena Vaught
Book cover for  Digital divisions : how schools create inequality in the tech era  by Matthrew Rafalow
Book Cover for Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap by Gilda L. Ochoa
Book cover for chool's choice : how charter schools control access and shape enrollment
book cover for   Decolonizing the classroom : confronting white supremacy in teacher education
Book cover for   Latina/o/x education in Chicago : roots, resistance, and transformation
book cover for  Racial trauma in the school system : naming the pain by  Connesia Handford
Book Cover for Presumed Incompetent
Book cover for  Linguistic justice : Black language, literacy, identity, and pedagogy by April Baker-Bell
Book cover for Still Separate and Unequal by Barry A. Gold
Book cover for  Degrees of difference : reflections of women of color on graduate school by Kimberly McKee
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 Shuttered Schools by Ebony M. Duncan-Shippy
Book cover for It's not about Grit
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 the privileged poor
Book cover for The School to Prison Pipeline by Nancy A. Heitzeg
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

Video Clips

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

Source:Reuters. (2021, September 22). What is 'critical race theory'? 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: 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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Episode: Critical Race Theory and The Obstruction of Black Education

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At Liberty

Episode: How To End the Preschool to Prison Pipeline

Podcast: Code Switch

Code Switch

Episode: A Tale of Two School Districts

Podcast: Black Gaze

Black Gaze

Episode: Black Preservice Teachers

Podcast: At Libery

At Liberty

Episode: Teaching the Truth about Race in America (CRT)

Podcast: UnPublic


Episode: Are school districts in liberal cities inequitable by design?

Podcast: The Kicker

The Kicker

Episode: Inside the toxic mediasphere of Black exceptionalism

Podcast: Code Switch

Code Switch

Episode: The Passing of a "Failing" School

Podcast: At Liberty

At Liberty

Episode: School Segregation 65 Years After Brown v. Board

Podcast: Justice in America

Justice In America

Episode: School to Prison Pipeline

Podcast: School Colors

School Colors

A narrative podcast about how race, class, and power shape American cities and schools.

Podcast: At Liberty

At Liberty

Episode: Reframing and Re-learning American History With Nikole Hannah-Jones

Podcast: In The Thick

In the Thick

Episode: Educating for the Status Quo

Podcast: Black Gaze

Black Gaze

Episode: Myths and Complexities of the Black Teacher Shortage

Podcast: Vox Conversations

Vox Conversations

Episode: Nikole Hannah-Jones on the 1619 project

Podcast: What's Next?

What's Next?

Episode: The War Over Critical Race Theory

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Street Politicians

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