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Materials for Teaching about Race and Ethnicity

Materials on historical, sociological, and legal issues regarding race and ethnicity.
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  • Teaching about Biases Against Immigration
    Good idea for a simple exercise to begin discussion about xenophobia/anti-immigrant bias throughout American history.
  • Whites in the Land of the Blues: Ethnicity, Race and Class in the Mississippi Delta
    Rich site, although apparently not fully developed yet, on race in the Mississippi delta. Includes detailed text,... More
  • Understanding Prejudice
    Can assign interactive quizzes on prejudice issues as student homework assignments. Other elements of site might also be... More
  • Exploring Constitutional Law
    Site on constitutional issues with brief summaries of the issues and slightly longer summaries of relevant cases on a... More
  • Asian-Nation: The Landscape of Asian America
    Very attractive, easy to navigate, comprehensive site on Asian Americans (stereotypes about Asian Americans, Asian... More
  • Race: The Power of an Illusion
    Companion website to film by the same title. Six interesting interactive modules on social construction of race,... More
  • Implicit Association Tests
    Harvard's Implicit Association Tests site, including information about how the tests work as well as the ability to take... More
  • Fight hate and promote tolerance
    Fight hate and promote tolerance (Reference Material)
    Tolerance.org, project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Includes articles on current topics in race, class, and other... More
  • Eugenics Archive
    Eugenics Archive (Reference Material)
    Virtual exhibit on the eugenics movement (philosophy, activities, Buck vs. Bell case, etc.).
  • Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project
    Snazzy site with brief pieces of text, as well as photos and audio, about the internment of Japanese Americans during... More
  • Multicultural Pavilion
    Multicultural Pavilion (Collection)
    Gorski's site on multicultural education. Variety of materials including articles, quotes about multiculturalism,... More
  • Pollution Information by Zip Code
    Tool to point students to for research on environmental racism.