New online platform helps people talk about race
The murder of George Floyd and other racist incidents and killings in the US have left so many of us horrified, angered, and sorrowful. But despite these strong feelings, not everyone feels educated enough to talk about race and racism.
Fortunately, there are a number of online resources that can help with this. One is an ambitious and admirable web portal recently created by the National Museum of African American History & Culture.
Called, clearly and simply, Talking about Race, the portal is comprised of over 100 multimedia resources that can help people, including teachers and parents, discuss issues like racism, oppression, and the history of racist thought and behavior in America. The site also offers strategies for making changes in our everyday lives and thoughts, as well as in society in general.
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