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Art Education: Power, Privilege, and Equity Resources for Art Education

This guide is intended to provide information, resources, and historical context for teachers who want to address issues of power, privilege, and equity in their classroom.

Online Articles and Other Resources

Jim Bourg, Reuters

Baltimore Been Burning, Jamilah Lemieux, Ebony, April 28, 2015

Baltimore Syllabus

Baltimore Youths Have It Worse Than Those in Nigeria, Elizabeth Kulze, Vocativ, Dec 01, 2014

Being 12: How The Views of Young Teens Changed, WNYC, July 7, 2015

BaFa' BaFa', Simulations for schools and charities, 2016

A Black Boy in Baltimore, Melinda Anderson, the Atlantic, October 5, 2015

Coming Back with Wes Moore, PBS, May 13, 2014

Gunplay Is All I Know, D. Watkins, Salon, July 13, 2014

Examining Class and Race: An Exercise, Paul Kivel

The Hapa Project

In Baltimore, We're All Freddie Gray, D. Watkins, New York Times, April 29, 2015.

Life on the Other Side of the Digital Divide, D. Watkins, Vice, February 25. 2015

Non-Violence as Compliance, Ta-Nehisi Coates, April 27, 2015

National Art Education Association NAEA Resources:

Part 1: Undue Force,  Mark Puente, Baltimore Sun, September 28, 2014

Part 2: Some Baltimore police officers face repeated misconduct lawsuits, Baltimore Sun

Too Poor for Pop Culture, D. Watkins, Salon, February 4, 2014

What’s Wrong with Cultural Appropriation?, Maisha Z. Johnson, June 14, 2015

See Also

Decker Library at the Maryland Institute College of Art | Location: 1401 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217 | Mailing: 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217

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