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Freestyle conversation with Gabriel Tanglao and Ikechukwu Onyema hosted by NATS board member Rachael Arens. 

Resources Mentioned in the video

Body and Soul: The Blank Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination  By Alondra Nelson Amazon

What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City  By Mona Hanna-Attisha  Amazon

A People's History of the Unites States: 1492-Present - Howard Zinn Link

Young People's History of the United States - Howard Zinn Link

NEA video primers for anti-racist white educators Link

Tell Me Who You Are: Sharing our stories of Race, Culture, & Identity  By Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi  Link

Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi's TED Talk: What it takes to be racially literate  Link

Kimberlé Crenshaw: What is Intersectionality Link

Rethinking Schools - A peoples Curriculum for the Earth Link

Rethinking Schools - Fighting to Teach Climate Justice Link

Additional Resources suggested in comments

Our Climate, Our Future video - introduction to how people of color often contribute to climate change the least but suffer the negative effects the most Video

Social Justice and urban development Link

Racial skew in medical studies - Osteoporosis Link

List of Microaggressions PDF

Elementary level entry point to the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TED ed video) Link

How we fail Black Patients in Pain Link

List of Rethinking Schools books Link

Getting students published information on place-based science projects:

KQED Election 2020 Issues Curricular Resources Toolbox Link

KQED Youth Media 2020 Election Issues Link

NY Times Summer Reading Contest Link

The Civics Center Link

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