Invite organizations, such as Free the
Slaves, to bring former slaves to talk to
students about their past experiences.
Discuss current events surrounding race
and allow for a non-biased discussion.
Introduce discussions about blackface and
In English courses:
Use more books by Black authors and
about Black lives.
Educate teachers about the n-word and
how it is not allowed to be said by them in
any case, specifically in the situation of a
book being read out-loud.
Use writing prompts based on topics in
Introduce discussions about race, identity,
Introduce discussions about terms such as
stereotype, prejudice, bias, and racism.
Introduce discussions about activism and
what it means to be an ally.
Discuss and implement the use of
politically correct terms (ex. Using "former
slave" instead of "freed slave" and "former
slave owner" instead of "master").
Create an understanding of the n-word and
its history; how it has been reclaimed by the
Black community and why other
communities should not use it.