Dr. Keith Anderson Launches The Anti-Racism Center “The ARC”

What are 10 beliefs of an anti-racist? Answers to this question and many, many more are found on a new educational website. The purpose for ‘The ARC’ site, a project of Dr. Keith L. Anderson, is to help people learn how to become change agents in the fight against racism. To fight racism one must…

Anti-Defamation League Calls For Tucker Carlson’s Firing Over White Supremacist Rant

The Anti-Defamation League demanded Friday that right-wing Fox News personality Tucker Carlson be fired after he launched a white supremacist conspiracy attack on immigrants, according to Huffington Post. Carlson ranted on “Fox News Primetime” on Thursday that Democrats are trying to “replace the current electorate” with “more obedient voters from the Third World.” The complaint clearly…

The Racist Beginnings of Standardized Testing

With the ravages of Covid-19, the idea that students should be forced to take any sort of standardized test this year is incomprehensible. The priority right now should be on strengthening instruction and support for students and families in communities most traumatized by the impact of the coronavirus, according to an article in NEA magazine by John Rosales…

How Educators Who Consider Themselves ‘White Allies’ Can Be Dangerous When It Comes To Developing Anti-Racist Classrooms

“I am a white ally,” the 30 something-year-old white teacher declared emphatically in the diversity and inclusion professional development session. She snapped her fingers to co-sign a colleague’s comments about Black Lives Matter, changed her Facebook profile picture to commemorate Breonna Taylor, and talked at length about brown and Black lives, writes Dr. Sana Shaikh on…

Boise State’s Keith Anderson authors book on how to become anti-racist

Keith Anderson, an educational specialist in the Center for Multicultural and Educational Opportunities, has authored the book From Racist to Non-Racist to Anti-Racist: Becoming Part of the Solution. “This book was written for people who understand that to deal with racism, we need to unite and fight,” Anderson said. “Uniting allows people to use their…

Breaking Down the Problem with Candace Owens

“When you share a Candace Owens video it becomes glaringly obvious that you don’t actually interact with or support any Black people in your personal life. It shows us how desperate you are to have your own racism and ignorance validated by the one Black person you can find to agree with you,” writes Dani…

Anti-Racism Resources for White People

This document is intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work. If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, start now. Feel free to circulate this document on social media and with your friends, family, and colleagues.C CLICK HERE for a plethora of useful ideas,…

Exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality

From the New Yorker: In more than twenty years of running diversity-training and cultural-competency workshops for American companies, the academic and educator Robin DiAngelo has noticed that white people are sensationally, histrionically bad at discussing racism. Like waves on sand, their reactions form predictable patterns: they will insist that they “were taught to treat everyone…