Broadneck Baptist's next Community Conversation on Race on Sunday, August 9 at 4pm will focus on race and education.
The link to join the meeting is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4206093840; the password will be sent to you after you register.
Before the meeting, please read through these articles and jot down thoughts or questions you have in response that you hope to discuss:
1. A general historical overview of race and public education: https://www.oah.org/tah/issues/2017/february/the-troubled-history-of-american-education-after-the-brown-decision/
2. A provocative article from The Root on how successful (or not) school integration has been (there are some great links in this article I encourage you to follow, too): https://www.theroot.com/64-years-after-brown-v-board-of-education-integration-1826082674
3. Two articles from the Washington Post sharing how COVID-19 could exacerbate educational inequality: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/07/22/huge-problem-with-education-pandemic-pods-suddenly-popping-up/ and https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/07/23/racist-effects-school-reopening-during-pandemic-by-teacher/
4. Practical ideas for advocating for more equality in education: https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/education-k-12/news/2020/07/08/487386/fighting-systemic-racism-k-12-education-helping-allies-move-keyboard-school-board/
There is so much to consider and to learn and to work for. Let's do the work together.
4:00pm - 6:00pm EDT