OFAR started with the premise that faculty wanted to change their teaching to be antiracist and that OER and open pedagogy were tools that would facilitate that work. OFAR provides resources (learning community, partners and advisors, classroom action, impact and research) to help faculty learn about antiracist teaching and apply it in their own classroom.
Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. It offers tools, research, tips, curricula, and ideas for people who want to increase their understanding and to help those working for racial justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities, and the culture at large.
Dr. DiAngelo is an Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington. In addition, she holds two Honorary Doctorates. Dr. DiAngelo's area of research is in Whiteness Studies and Critical Discourse Analysis, tracing how whiteness is reproduced in everyday narratives. Her resource guide includes anti-racist handouts, tools/how-to, and general information on the topic of social justice.
This paper will discuss flaws in current theoretical and pedagogical approaches to antiracism education including first-person accounts of such errors from the experiences of the author. It will then posit how a primary focus on the history and current context of structural white supremacy in the United States may help alleviate the aforementioned failures of educating around issues of race