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Diversity Committee Resources
Central York School District

revised and banned: 8/25/2020
ban reversed: 9/20/2021

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“Black Lives Matter” or “All Lives Matter” – The Good Book Blog – Biola University

Antiracist work in schools: Are you in it for the long haul?

Being Antiracist | National Museum of African American History and Culture

PASA Statement on Racism

AASA Issues Statement on Recent Events and Racial Inequality in our Nation:

Learning Forward Statement in Support of Demands for Justice

Racial Equity and Inclusion (resources from the Annie E. Casey Foundation)

How To Root Out Racism in Your School (Tyrone Howard, from Education Week)

15 Classroom Resources for Discussing Racism, Policing, and Protest (from Education Week)

We Need to Name it: Racism is a Public Health Crisis (from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families)

Black Lives Matter at School (resources from the NEA)

As Diversity Grows, So Must We (from ASCD),-So-Must-We.aspx

Race Talk: Engaging Young People in Conversations about Race and Racism (from the Anti-Defamation League) strategies/race-talk-engaging-young-people-in-conversations-about

Anti-Racist Resources (LeaningForwardPA)

Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy
at University of Illinois | Chicago

RaceWorks – A free, racial literacy digital toolkit (from Stanford University)

Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism (a CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall For Kids and Families)


Anti-Racists Resources:
List for Educators:
List for Learners:

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations about Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum:

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad:

Being the Change: Lessons and Strategies to Teach Social Comprehension by Sara Ahmed

Read the World: Rethinking Literacy for Empathy and Action in a Digital Age by Kristin Ziemke and Katie Muhtaris

This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewel- Educator Guide

Can we talk about race? Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD

Beyond Theory: A Blueprint To Implement African-Centered Education, by Abena Walker

Our Favorite African Adrinkra Symbols: A Coloring Book, by Abena Walker

Shining Legacy: A Treasury of Storypoems and Tales for the Young So Black Heroes Forever Will Be Sung by Nkechi Taifa (1983-06-06)

So You Want to Ralk About Rase by Ileoma Oluo :

Reparations Yes!: The Legal and Political Reasons Why New Afrikaans, Black People in the United States, Should Be Paid Now for the Enslavement of Our by Chokwe Lumumba , Imari Abubakari Obadele, Nkechi Taifa

Picture Books for Teachers/Counselors:


“The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross”, a 6-part PBS documentary.

“I am not Your Negro”, a documentary based on the writings of James Baldwin.


Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards

Teaching Tolerance: Discussing Race, Racism, and other Difficult Topics with Students

Unboxing Equity For Educators:

Curated Anti-Racism resources for educators:

Nearpod Racial Justice Guide:


A Message to Central by Niema Abdullah


I Am NOT Black, You are NOT White

Jane Elliot’s variety of videos

Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts
Training | link
Leader Guide |  PDF
Participant Handout |  PDF

TEDx talk of Camara Jones MD on Allegories on race:

Ibram X. Kendi on “How to Be an Antiracist” | PBS | Aspen Ideas | Book Talk | Berkeley

Webinar: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms: A Response to Racism in America:


Teaching Tolerance, now Learning for justice