Which acts by educators are racist" and which are antiracist"?
How can an educator constructively discuss complex issues of race
with students and colleagues? In Everyday Antiracism
leading educators deal with the most challenging questions about
race in school, offering invaluable and effective advice.
Contributors including Beverly Daniel Tatum, Sonia Nieto, and Pedro
Noguera describe concrete ways to analyze classroom interactions
that may or may not be racial," deal with racial inequality and
diversity," and teach to high standards across racial lines. Topics
range from using racial incidents as teachable moments and
responding to the n-word" to valuing students' home worlds, dealing
daily with achievement gaps, and helping parents fight ethnic and
racial misconceptions about their children. Questions following
each essay prompt readers to examine and discuss everyday issues of
race and opportunity in their own classrooms and schools.
For educators and parents determined to move beyond frustrations
about race, Everyday Antiracism is an essential