Teach anti-racist courses.
Racism can be embedded in course content and in classroom climate.
- ‘We Can’t Ignore This Issue’: How to Talk With Students About Racism
- “We recognize that we have only begun to understand racism and its impact on our profession and our discipline.”
- “We owe our students the truth. And the truth is econ is not a discipline that has created an abundance of high quality race scholarship. The high quality work that exists has been marginalized in the field. If you’re going to say anything, say that. And admit you haven’t read it”
- Is now a teachable moment for economists?
Step 2. Hold yourself accountable.
- Good Intentions, By Mary C. Daly, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
- CSMGEP’s How Departments can Respond with more than Words to the Protests for Racial Equality
Step 3. Diversify the content of your courses.
- Inclusive American Economic History: Containing Slaves, Freedmen, Jim Crow Laws, and the Great Migration
- “Please do not assign material just because someone put a race dummy in an equation.”
- Gary Hoover Marketplace interview “How does race fit into intro econ courses?”
- USC Libraries Anti-Racist Pedagogy Guide: Resources to use in the classroom
- Brown University’s Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning on anti-racist teaching