Thank you for joining us, everyone! Dave Watson has been working with our faculty and administration to better understand issues surround Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and this was our opportunity as a community to hear directly from him. This won’t be the last opportunity we have, though, to challenge ourselves to be more inclusive and have a positive effect on communities traditionally left out of the conversation. Below, please find additional resources to continue your own conversations and stay tuned for our next speaker, Jessica Sinarski!
I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made For Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown
So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds
Stamped For Kids adapted by Sonja Cherry Paul
Social Justice Parenting by Dr. Traci Baxley (to be released on October 19)
Good Ancestor Podcast with Layla Saad
An interview series with change-makers & culture-shapers exploring what it means to be a good ancestor. Hosted by globally respected speaker, anti-racism educator, and New York Times bestselling author of Me and White Supremacy, Layla F. Saad.
First Name Basis with Jasmine Bradshaw
As parents, we all want to teach our kids to be inclusive, but how? Join Jasmine Bradshaw each week as she gives you the tools and practical strategies that you need to talk to your children about race, religion, and culture. If you are a parent who values inclusion and wants to teach your children how to truly love those who are different from them, this podcast is for you!
A fourteen-part documentary series exploring whiteness in America—where it came from, what it means, and how it works.
In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. On the 400th anniversary of this fateful moment, this is the full story.