How Do I Talk About What Happened in Buffalo With Students or Staff? – Processing Another White Supremacist Attack

Kids will be in your classroom today. What will you say? Staff will be coming back to work today. How do I lead through this? No one tells you to prepare for these moments and there is never enough training. We are still processing for ourselves but we must hold space for our students and staff. Silence is violence, but what do I say? What do I do?

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Racial Affinity Groups Aren’t Racist – They are the Secret Sauce in Antiracist Schools

Folks think that racial affinity groups are racist or separatist. They actually are a space for healing, deeper learning, and reflection. If you are prepared to avoid the pitfalls, racial affinity groups can help you dismantle white supremacy culture and build antiracist schools. See how you can stop causing harm to BIPOC through the intentional use of racial affinity space.

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