Teaching about Racism, Violence, Inequity and the Criminal Justice System

  • For Educators
We Will Not Go Back March Protestors 2014
Thomas Altfather Good / CC BY-SA 2.5

For the past several years, there have been incidents of police officers involved in the deaths of African-American and Latino men and in many, police officers were not indicted and/or convicted when brought to trial. These cases have brought about a wide range of emotions, conversations, policy proposals, protest and actions. Because this is an important conversation teachers and parents/family members want to have with young people, below are relevant lessons, related curricula and additional anti-bias resources and strategies to help you discuss this topic with your students.


Resources for Educators

Resources for Parents and Family Members

Children's and Young Adult Books

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