Student Activists Preserve Dark Legacy of Japanese American Incarceration Site
A student club called the Amache Preservation Society is helping to curate and teach the dark history of Japanese “internment” in the U.S.
Culturally Inclusive Books Inspire Students to Become Change Agents
Georgia students participating in a Read Woke book club, founded by Cicely Lewis, are empowered to create and lead programs that promote social change in their high school.
Afro-Latinx Students Navigate Racism and Erasure in the Classroom
Schools need more resources and data to ensure Afro-Latinx students are being represented and understood.
If You Aren’t Black, What Are You?
What does it feel like to be Black and Latina in a classroom when intersectional identity often isn’t perceived?
For Some Black Students, COVID-19 Is Spurring Interest in Health Care Careers
The struggles and losses of the pandemic have highlighted the importance of health care and the need for diversity in the medical field.
New Narratives Are Necessary for True Diversity in Children’s Books
The number of books featuring Black characters is increasing, but they need to tell stories that aren’t overshadowed by race, racism, and struggle.
When Spirits Dance: Exploring Identity Through Day of the Dead Traditions
A Mexican-American performing arts teacher creates a culturally responsive learning environment by teaching students how “Día de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) traditions can help them foster community and find healing from loss.
How Schools Are Building a More Inclusive Curriculum
An increasing number of K-12 schools are incorporating ethnic studies into their classrooms.
Think Beyond November: Learning Indigenous History and Perspectives All Year
Centering Native voices—and connecting the past to the present—are a crucial part of Indigenous studies.