Has our awareness of racism, racial justice, or even our language around race changed with the rise of the social and political influence of the internet? This video below talks about “racial internet literacy,” a way of critically thinking about how we talk about race online.
Racial internet literacy video from JessieNYC on Vimeo:
(This video was recently posted on the Race-Talk blog of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity of The Ohio State University.)
For resources on racial literacy, take a look at these links:
- Professor Tricia Rose on ending “racial illiteracy” (video from PBS)
- Racial Literacy: An introduction and enquiry (slides from Dr. Odette Kelada, University of Melbourne)
- Race Literacy Quiz (from California Newsreel)
- Professor Jane Bolgatz on “Teaching Race in the Classroom” (YouTube video)