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Seattle Education Association Equity Newsletter - May 2021

SEA Racial Equity Newsletter - May 2021 SEA is working to build out a stronger vision for anti-racism in our union and across our education system! We created the SEA Racial Equity Newsletter to inform SEA membership of Racial Equity Opportunities and provide more resources so this work can continue …

Staff instructed to read 'White Supremacy Culture'

April 2021 - the staff of a Seattle Public School are instructed to read "White Supremacy Culture" by Tema Okum (www.dismantlingracism.org) They are directed to discuss how the following characteristics of white supremacy culture show up in their school: perfectionism, sense of urgency, defensiveness, quantity over quality, worship of the …

Seattle schools accuse teachers of committing 'spirit murder' of black children

Seattle Public Schools recently held a racially charged teacher-training session that convicted US schools of committing “spirit murder” against black kids and demanded that white teachers “bankrupt [their] privilege in acknowledgment of [their] thieved inheritance.” To atone, they must self-consciously reject their “whiteness” and become dedicated “anti-racist educator[s].” Any resistance, …

Middle school teaches rioters are ‘freedom fighters,’ pushes bail-fund donations

A Seattle public school taught students as young as 11-years-old to refer to a riot as an “uprising” and rioters as “freedom fighters.” Students were even encouraged to donate to bail-funds that have recently been tied to helping release an accused child rapist. But, the teacher responsible for the lessons …

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