If you’d like to learn more about Diversifying the Media Narrative, feel free to check out any of the sources below, compiled from events and outreach.
If you go to Newton South High School, check out this list of the LGBTQIA+ titles available in print at the NSHS Library
If you’re a teacher, check out disrupttexts.org which aims to “challenge the traditional canon in order to create a more inclusive, representative, and equitable language arts curriculum that our students deserve. “
Learn more about how the Media Narrative works
- Danger of a single story Ted Talk – “Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.”
- What is Implicit Bias Video – “What is implicit bias? NYT/POV’s Saleem Reshamwala unscrews the lid on the unfair effects of our subconscious.”
- The Netflix Documentary 13th – “Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.”
Some interesting articles