Anti-Racist Resources | June 23, 2020

How To Use Media To Talk About Racism

Media can often perpetuate stereotypes and racism, but also can be a powerful tool in combating racism. These resources offer guidance on how to leverage media in the classroom or at home when it comes to anti-racist education, with both recommendations of what to watch and how to engage in purposeful discussions.  

  • How White Parents Can Use Media to Raise Anti-Racist Kids
    Common Sense Media offers 10 ideas for white parents to start and continue conversations about race and racism with their children. Some of the tips include seeking out media created by people of color and pointing out racism in familiar media. 
  • Black History Movies that Tackle Racism 
    Also from Common Sense Media, this list of 14 movies explores prejudice or racism and includes helpful conversation starters to continue discussions after watching.