This site contains hundreds of ideas, texts, lesson plans and videos about race relations and diversity. These free resources are tools to help leaders. teachers, parents and anyone of good will to explore the challenge of creating bridges of cooperation and community in a very diverse and often polarized world.

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT

A Brilliant Day: A Dutch Woman’s Courageous Travels in Nazi Occupied Holland By Storyteller Peter R. LeGrand
This story weaves present day observations with the true accounts of Peter’s grandmother, a Dutch Jew, and the incredible journeys she went through during the time of Nazi occupied Holland during World War II.

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“(Going around the circle of performers for comments)…. People were very polite when we were going around the circle…the things they were saying was to be safe…. But that’s no way to sing Freedom Songs. And trying to make sure you don’t make any mistakes is not the way to do what’s right. I could feel the tension in the room rising and thinking this is beyond myself…. I can’t fix this ….”

 

- Storyteller Bill Harley
I’m Gonna Let it Shine : It’s In All Of Us

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