Archive for month: June, 2020

How you can be an ally in the fight for racial justice

Many people want to help in the ongoing struggle for equality and equity, but they don’t know what to do. Activist DeRay Mckesson explains how we can all show up and stand up: 1. Own your privilege. “Acknowledge that there is a [...]

“We live with the legacy of slavery”

Public-interest lawyer Bryan Stevenson delivered the remarks below at TED2016, following a talk by architect Michael Murphy (TED Talk: Architecture that’s built to heal), who is designing The Memorial to Peace and Justice. The memorial is scheduled to open in spring 2018. [...]

10 TED classroom resources about race in America

Teachers often use TED Talks in the classroom to introduce a lesson topic or to frame a student discussion. Here are 10 TED Talks about race in America that teachers may find useful for starting difficult conversations in the classroom: 1. [...]