[Edling] Do Conversations About Race Belong in the Classroom?

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Sat Sep 9 03:44:23 EDT 2017


The Atlantic


Do Conversations About Race Belong in the Classroom?


The common stereotype for Asians is that they're academically successful, particularly in science and math. But what if you are a young Asian person who is interested in journalism? Are you able to express yourself fully or are you being categorized so narrowly that your options are being foreclosed? In the case of Latinos, language is important to identity. Familism [prioritizing family relationships] is an important cultural value; you want to preserve your language so you can speak to [your] grandmother. But if you're in a school where you feel your language is perceived as a liability-not an asset-that has a direct impact on how you feel about being in school.


Full story:
https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2017/09/beverly-daniel-tatum-classroom-conversations-race/538758/

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