What can you do?

Eliminating “hate” is a difficult task. However, each one of us can make a difference by taken positive action everyday. For example, when we see these items on display, we can voice our concerns to the store owners.  

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAThese items are still sold in some stores in the United States.  They are not antiques. They are massed produced in China.  These types of items serve only to perpetuate stereotypes.  Learn more about hateful symbols by visiting   http://www.tolerance.org

The following are suggested activities you can engage in to foster tolerance, dispel myths and improve your own community.

For an example read the research On Black Males – What the Research Says about Black Males in Education

Positioning Young Black Boys for Educational Success

http://www.ets.org/Media/Research/pdf/PIC-PNV19n3.pdf

Stranger Fruit: The Cultural Coding of Black Males in America

http://www.academia.edu/14514192/Stranger_Fruit_The_Cultural_Coding_of_Black_Males_in_America

Black Male Success in Higher Education

http://www.gse.upenn.edu/equity/sites/gse.upenn.edu.equity/files/publications/bmss.pdf

Race Against Time: Educating Black Boys

http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/educatingblackboys11rev.pdf

How to Improve Academic Achievement in African American Males

http://www.teachersofcolor.com/2009/11/how-to-improve-academic-achievement-in-african-american-males/

Educating Black Males

http://www.dredbell.com/images/blackmalesstudy.pdf

Black Male Graduation vs Dropout Rate

http://www.beyondthebricksproject.com/black-male-graduation-vs-dropout-rate

Reaching Black Men

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/07/14/blackmale

Young Black Men Succeeeding in Higher Education: What

http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2012/02/young_black_men_succeeding_in_higher_education_what_it_takes.html

Read & Share books from the Partner for Pride Reading at                                                         http://www.scribd.com/doc/273622148/2015-Partner-for-Pride-Reading-List

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