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posted by CAA — Jun 03, 2020

A makeshift memorial and mural by local artists to honor George Floyd, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Kerem Yucel/AFP, via CNN

Why Only Race-Conscious Policies Can Fix Racism in Higher Education

“It isn’t enough to just believe that racial inequality is a problem; what policymakers, advocates, and citizens do about it matters most.” (The Education Trust)

Anti-Racism Resources for White Individuals

A list of resources intended specifically for white people to begin or deepen anti-racism work, including social media accounts to follow, books, films, and podcasts. (via Twitter)

National Museum of African American History and Culture Releases “Talking About Race” Web Portal

The museum moved up the release date for their new online portal, which provides digital tools, online exercises, video instructions, and scholarly articles. (NMAAHC)

‘My Emotions Were So Raw’: The People Creating Art to Remember George Floyd

Artists have been responding with works that seek to memorialize, to provoke, and to heal. (CNN)

Culturally-Specific Museums Created by People of Color in the United States

Bookmark Museum Hue’s directory for reference when you’re putting together syllabi, research, and programs. (Museum Hue)

Education After COVID-19 Cannot Be Reimagined Without A Racial Justice Plan

Without a plan to explicitly address racial justice, any post-COVID-19 plan for reopening schools is inherently flawed. (Forbes)

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