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This is a collection of educational resources from PBS LearningMedia to support educators and families while discussing issues pertaining to civil rights, protesting, Black history and historical individuals, past and current events, and more. These resources are free and open for all to use.

Please note:

This is not an exhaustive list of resources.

These resources are appropriate for middle and high school students, unless otherwise noted.

These educational materials are to be used in conjunction with other resources, conversations, and instruction to provide the most complete context for students.

As with all educational materials, please preview these resources prior to utilizing with students to check for appropriateness.

PROGRAMS/WEBINARS

PBS KIDS Talk About Race & Racism

This half-hour program features authentic conversations between real children and their parents, and includes content from trusted PBS KIDS children's shows.

Using Media to Know Better, Teach Better

In this webinar, a panel of experts discuss how teachers can evaluate media to provide important context for students and support anti-racist classroom planning and practices.

PBS Black Culture Connection

We invite you to explore the PBS Black Culture Connection: Your resource and guide to the films, stories and voices across public television centered around Black history.

East Lake Meadows

This feature-length film raises critical questions about how we, as a nation, have created limited housing opportunity for African Americans, & what can be done to address it.

CURRICULUM RESOURCES

Civil Rights

Black History & Historical Individuals

Non-PBS Resources

Current Events & News

Protests

Race

Bias

Resources for Adults Working with Young Children

PBS Parents

PBS LearningMedia (resources to share with young children)

PBS NewsHour

The Talk

NPR

The Kojo Nnamdi Show

PBS LearningMedia (professional learning tools for educators)