In 2002, a group of high school girls approached their male teacher and argued that his course needed to include a study of gender. After all, it was titled “Citizenship and Social Justice” and included an intensive study of race and racism. Predictably, this White...
Perhaps because of the race curriculum controversy, perhaps because of the thick taboo that hangs over race (particularly among White Americans), I often default to writing about race. As this year’s Feminism Unit approached, I pushed myself to take my first...
This website is named after the high school course, Citizenship and Social Justice, that Seattle Public Schools unsuccessfully tried to extinguish stemming from the complaints of one white family opposed to study of race and racism.
However, the website is NOT connected to this course nor intended for student use.
Dedicated to social justice and civic engagement, it is the personal website of educator and writer Jon Greenberg.
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