Examining race and racism through broadcast and streaming content
To help our communities examine the history and continued impact of racism and racial disparities in America, we have curated a list of broadcast and streaming programs. This is part of our ongoing commitment to deepen understanding and foster conversation in the pursuit of meaningful change.
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Racial Disparities in K-12 Public Education
Host Renee Shaw and guests discuss racial disparities in K-12 public education.
Kids and Families
Recent events in Kentucky and across the United States have shed light on the need to rethink how we’re teaching students – and ourselves – to fight racism. KET Education has curated this list of free resources with other trusted public media partners to use as tools to support learning. As with all educational materials, please preview these resources prior to utilizing with students to check for appropriateness.
10 Tips on Talking to Kids About Race and Racism
As trusted educators, caregivers, and parents, we need to engage in open and honest conversations with children about race and racism.
Share Your Story
PBS invites Americans to share their stories about racism and its impact, past and present. This signature programming and engagement initiative of the network’s 50th anniversary, invites people across the country to share their stories about race and current events with a new prompt, “Now is the time…” Stories can be uploaded to AMERICAN PORTRAIT and may be included in a featured collection of personal stories from Americans grappling with racism and its impact, past and present. PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT will air two new specials this fall and a four-part docuseries in January 2021 that spotlight American stories, including how the far-reaching impact of the events of 2020 have affected our everyday lives.