Difference -- however we might define that -- is good. It makes us who we are and makes the world wonderful. Students must understand that, and strive for a more inclusive world that extinguishes oppressive forces like racism, sexism, homophobia, ableism, and beyond. These picks -- which highlight our world's vast diversity and promote equity -- will open students' minds, get them to reflect on their own privileges, and help them better understand other people, perspectives, and cultures. Some of these picks will also cultivate students' empathy and integrity, putting students on the path to social change and activism.
Powerful stories and media centralize African-American history