Racial Justice and Pedagogy

: Black students continuously experience, fight against and bear emotional scars from racism, which can lead to increased anxiety and poor mental health outcomes.2 GO-TO ARTICLES

Teaching Race, Racism, and Racial Justice: Pedagogical Principles and Classroom Strategies for Course Instructors (M. Brielle Harbin, Amie Thurber, and Joe Bandy, Race and Pedagogy Journal, 2019).

Effective Teaching is Anti-Racist Teaching (Brown University, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning)


Institutionalized Racism: A Syllabus (Catherine Halley, JSTOR Daily, May 31, 2020)

Antiracism Pedagogy Reading List (Andrea Aebersold, University of California, Irvine)

Anti-racist Pedagogy and Scholarship on Race and Racism (Joan Ostrove, Director, Jan Serie Center for Scholarship and Teaching, Macalester)


        The Paradoxes of Allyship (Cia Verschelden, Liberal Education Blog, August 5, 2020)
        Don’t Rely on Black Faculty to Do the Antiracist Work (Shenique Thomas-Davis, Inside Higher Ed, August 21, 2020)
        How to Be an Ally to New Minority Scholars (W. Brad Johnson, Chronicle of Higher Education, April 23, 2017)
        Anatomy of an Ally (Carrie Gaffney, Teaching Tolerance Magazine, Summer 2016)


Teaching: When Students Resist Learning About Racism” (Becky Supiano, Chronicle of Higher Education, July 23, 2020): Strategies from a sociologist.


The Emotional Toll of Racism (Greta Anderson, inside Higher Ed, October 23, 2020).

The Souls of Black Professors (Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed, October 21, 2020): Scholars discuss what it’s like to be a Black professor in 2020.

Black Mental Health Matters (Sunshine Behavioral Health): Resources and guidance on mental health issues facing the Black community.

Education After COVID-19 Cannot Be Reimagined Without A Racial Justice Plan(Colin Seale, Forbes, May 27, 2020)

The Anti-Racist Discussion Pedagogy (Selfa Chew, Alisa Cooper, Akil Houston): Provides starting resource for
     instructors who want to adopt an Anti-Racist discussion pedagogy.

Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization
     (Cia Verschelden, Stylus, 2017)

Teaching About Race and Racism in the College Classroom: Notes From a White Professor
(Cyndi Kernahan, West
     Virginia University Press, 2019).

Interrogating Critical Pedagogy: The Voices of Educators of Color in the Movement (Pierre Wilbert Orelus and Rochelle
     Brock, eds., Routledge, 2015).

Teaching Race: How to Help Students Unmask and Challenge Racism
(Stephen D. Brookfield, Jossey-Bass, 2018).

Barriers and Strategies by White Faculty Who Incorporate Anti-Racist Pedagogy
(Jennifer Akamine Phillips, Nate Risdon,
     Matthew Lamsma, Angelica Hambrick, and Alexander Jun. Race and Pedagogy Journal, 2019).

Envisioning Higher Education as Antiracist
(Krishni Metivier, Inside Higher Ed, July 2, 2020)

The Anti-Racist Reading List
(Ibram X. Kendi, The Atlantic, February 12, 2019)

Interrogating Your Discipline, and Other Ways Into Anti-Racist Teaching
(Beth McMurtrie, Chronicle of Higher Education, July 2,
     2020): Supporting inclusive and anti-racist teaching.

Decolonizing Pedagogies
(Beloit College)

Suggestions for Teaching About Race
(Andrew Joseph Pegoda, University of Houston, Inside Higher Ed, August 12, 2020)

Is Lecturing Racist? Lecturing Disadvantages Underrepresented Minority and Low-Income Students (Scott Freeman and Elli Theobald, Inside Higher Ed, September2, 2020)


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