How are Jewish educational communities engaging with issues of race and equity, particularly in light of the recent police murders of Black Americans and the ensuing protests against police violence and systemic racism? How might examining seminal moments in U.S. History and American Jewish History help Jewish communities today unpack contemporary issues of race and equity?
Join us on August 11, 2020 from 6 - 7:30 pm EDT for a lesson and conversation with Mark Winston Griffith and Max Freedman, hosts of the award winning podcast School Colors. We will be unpacking the history of the Ocean Hill-Brownsville teacher strike and exploring how this history might inform our contemporary context. The conversation will also include a short lesson on Ocean Hill-Brownsville from Facing History’s case study on the iconic Civil Rights Movement documentary, Eyes on the Prize.