Decolonize Textbooks: Racist & Sexist Curricula

This period of massive social upheaval has only been exacerbated by the 2016 election and the global pandemic. The rise of intertwining social justice movements - notably #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter - have deep roots. As we collectively start to grapple with systemic change, education rises to the fore. How are implicit and explicit biases reinforced, revealed and redirected? Let’s unpack racist and sexist stereotypes in modern curricula with the goal of decolonizing textbooks and pedagogy.

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Sole Anatrone

Vassar College

Ivy Cargile

CSU Bakersfield

Sarah Hayes

University of California, Riverside

Jyoti Sarda

Nimble Media LLC