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The Color of Law

Join Learning for Justice and Director Maureen Costello as we explore the role of U.S. segregation in everything from housing to employment to wealth accumulation—and the policies that made it all happen. Tune in to learn why the “bootstraps theory” doesn’t hold up and gain some useful tools for your classroom practice.
lesson

The Color of Law: Developing the White Middle Class

This lesson is the third and final lesson of the series The Color of Law: The Role of Government in Shaping Racial Inequity. In this lesson, students examine policies that supported and cultivated the creation of the white middle class and the practices that excluded black and nonwhite people from economic development.
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Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Economics
Social Justice Domain
October 10, 2019
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The Color of Law: Creating Racially Segregated Communities

This lesson is the first lesson of the series The Color of Law: The Role of Government in Shaping Racial Inequity. In this lesson, students examine the local, state and federal policies that supported racially discriminatory practices and cultivated racially segregated housing.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Economics
Social Justice Domain
October 9, 2019
lesson

The Color of Law: Winners and Losers in the Job Market

This lesson is the second lesson of the series The Color of Law: The Role of Government in Shaping Racial Inequity. In this lesson, students examine how government policies helped white people access economic benefits while preventing African Americans from accessing these same benefits.
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Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Economics
Social Justice Domain
October 10, 2019
professional development

Color Blindness

This piece investigates the concept of color blindness and helps teachers recognize the importance of race and ethnicity in students' lives.
Professional Development Topic
Instruction
April 27, 2011
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Informational

Private Laws of the State of North-Carolina (1858-1859)

This legal act dictates the prohibition of the sale of alcohol near the campus or to students of Davidson College, and the resulting punishments for the crime are dependent upon the social identity of the offender.
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“North Carolina General Assembly”
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Topic
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Civics
History
Economics
Social Justice Domain
December 15, 2017
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Teaching Tolerance collage of images

Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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