Stephen Henderson talks with Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti about the changes being put in place to keep students, teachers and staff safe. Master storyteller Satori Shakoor talks about the life-changing stories and messages coming out of the pandemic and George Floyd protests.
Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist speaks his...
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With the continuing protests following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis a question: Can we do better in policing here in Detroit? Nolan Finley talks with Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon.
One Detroit talks with Professor Thomas Sugrue, author of the The Origins of the Urban Crisis, the seminal book about race, oppression and the more recent history of Detroit.
Stephen Henderson talks with Detroit NAACP President, Rev. Wendell Anthony, about why these protests and marches are different from the ones we’ve seen before.
Each Thursday at noon, the COVID313 Community Coalition for Families and Students hosts a virtual townhall focused on supporting parents, students, and families.
PBS NewsHour Presents - Race Matters: America in Crisis
The Talk - Race in America
FRONTLINE: Policing the Police
The FRONTLINE Dispatch: Race, Police and the Pandemic
More to watch about issues of race:
- Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise on American Masters
- The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution on Independent Lens
- Winnie on Independent Lens
- I Am Not Your Negro on Independent Lens
- Tell Them We Are Rising on Independent Lens
- Rat Film on Independent Lens
- Policing the Police on FRONTLINE
- John Lewis: Get in the Way
- Reconstruction: America After the Civil War
- The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS
Exploring Anti-Racism with Children
Help Students Understand the Relationship between the Police and the Military
Read the news summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions. June 4th, 2020 video and resource materials from PBS NewsHour.
Protest and Politics
The stories from across America have been disturbing, with clashes between protestors and police. Sadly, it’s not the first time protestors have raged against governments from democratic to autocratic–and in each case, the state raged back. This classroom resource provides background information about the Civil Rights movement in the U.S., the Vietnam War, societal shifts, the media, and events around the globe.
Civil Rights: Then and Now
This collection of videos, documents, and primary sources lends context to the events and leaders that defined the Civil Rights Movement’s first three decades (1954-1985). These resources also capture the issues and activists involved in the struggle today—those making headlines, stirring debate, and trending on social media.
The education staff at WXXI, a public media services company in Rochester, New York pulled together an extensive list of activities from PBS LearningMedia to support educators and families while discussing race. The list explores race, anti-racism, protests, civil rights, Black history, bias, and more.