[Blackstudies-l] Racial Justice Curriculum Created by Teachers FOR Teachers

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Thu Feb 18 11:17:30 EST 2021


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Explore Units On Racial Justice by Spring 2020 Teacher Fellows
The latest reporting and lesson ideas from the Pulitzer Center
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*Racial Justice Curriculum Created by Teachers FOR Teachers *

Many educators who were part of our fall 2020 Teacher Fellowship track on Arts,
Journalism, and Justice
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developed and modeled fantastic units exploring racial justice. These
lessons encourage students to use various forms of creative expression to
foster connections and demonstrate learning.

In celebration of Black History Month, explore and consider trying these
Teacher Fellow units centering on racial justice:

   - *Reframing the Gaze: Incorporating Joy into Our Truth-telling
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   - *Are the Founding Principles Applicable to All Americans?
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   - *Activating Justice: Responding to Systemic Racism Through Art and
   Images
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   - *Investigating Police Budgets
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   - *Sickle Cell Disease and Health Justice
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   - *Exploring Personal Connections to Racial Justice Through Social
   Emotional Learning
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*

Interested in becoming a Pulitzer Center Teacher Fellow yourself? Apply for
this paid, virtual opportunity by *11:59pm ET tonight, February 17!*

Apply for the Spring 2021 Teacher Fellowship
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For Black History Month, we will feature a Pulitzer Center grantee each
week and the underreported stories impacting Black Americans that they have
covered. If you would like to schedule a virtual journalist visit with any
of our featured grantees, please email us.
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Brittany Gibson
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is a British-American journalist and current Writing Fellow at *The
American Prospect *magazine in Washington, D.C. As a Pulitzer-supported
grantee, Gibson reported on the *Battle to the
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project, focusing on voter suppression in the Southern U.S. during the 2020
election. Her project illustrates the many ways in which voting obstacles
affect Black communities and impede the democratic process.
*MORE FROM PULITZER CENTER EDUCATION*
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Register for Tomorrow's Webinar with Nikole Hannah-Jones & AFT!
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*Tune in February 18 at 5:00pm EST*
*EDUCATION CALENDAR*


*Spring 2021 Teacher Fellowship Application  Deadline: Wednesday, February
17 *
This paid, virtual fellowship will give educators the opportunity and the
skills to weave underreported global news stories into existing curricula,
while also preparing students to engage curiously, critically, and
empathetically with the world around them. Apply here!
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*The 1619 Project**: Understanding Its Importance on Your Journey as an
Inclusive Leader*
*2:00pm ET | Thursday, February 18*
Join the Pulitzer Center and the University of Phoenix for a webinar that
will introduce institutional leaders to techniques for leveraging Black
music history in education, and corporate leaders to critical topics
related to diversity and inclusion within their organizations. Register
here!
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*Examining Essays from **The 1619 Project **with Nikole Hannah-Jones*
*5:00pm ET | Thursday, February 18*
Join us as Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and architect of *The 1619
Project* Nikole Hannah-Jones
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and
other contributors to the project explore a selection of essays from
this groundbreaking edition of *The New York Times Magazine. *Register here!
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*Teaching Black History to Elementary and Middle School Students*
*5:00pm ET | Thursday, February 25*
Join us for a conversation between journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Dr.
LaGarrett King, director of the University of Missouri’s Carter Center for
K12 Black History Education. They will explore the avenues for teaching
Black history to younger students broadly and in the context of *The 1619
Project*. Register here!
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