Date Published: 5/31/2020
Resource Link: https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race/topics
Summary: This online portal is designed to help individuals, families, and communities talk about racism, racial identity and the way these forces shape every aspect of society, from the economy and politics to the broader American culture. It provides digital tools, online exercises, video instructions, scholarly articles and more than 100 multi-media resources tailored for educators, parents and caregivers, and individuals committed to racial equality.
The site has specific call outs to reflect, think, and talk, and they frame the purpose of the site well: "Our goal here is to support your learning by exploring the topic in a broad, engaging fashion. “Let’s Talk” may suggest a topic of conversation with a colleague, offer a new perspective, or ask questions that require you to think differently about the subject. By connecting with others and openly talking about race, or even challenging our viewpoint, we can overcome the obstacles that prevent real progress." - identify 1 "Let's Talk" topic to discuss with a friend or family member.