Black Students Matter

Black Students Matter

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“As teachers who function as caretakers, truth-seekers and advocates of justice, we can acknowledge how the threat of justice in one community is, to borrow from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a threat to justice in every community.” -Jamilah Pitts

The resources here, curated by Newsela educators, are inspired by culturally responsive pedagogy. Engage with readings, reflection exercises, and videos to begin to shape and extend your anti-racist teaching practice.

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Moving towards anti-racist instruction

We surveyed over 1600 educators and leaders on approaches to anti-racist curriculum and instruction.

of educators rate systemic racism in their communities as a critical priority issue.

of educators indicate a need for more robust professional development for anti-racist instruction.

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These resources showcase Black creators and influencers both past and present in American life.

The future is Black

Celebrate the amazing work of Black students all over the world.

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Go further with Newsela Professional Learning

Explore our professional learning guide to expand culturally responsive practice in your school community.