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Dealing with a Pronoun Meltdown? How Common Core Math Helped Me Understand What’s Really Going On

In our American Dream Game Workshop, we talk a lot about pronouns. That’s because we have one character in the game who is a…

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It’s Time for White Responsibility

Racism isn’t just going to die off with younger generations – which means we need to take a more proactive approach to understanding and…

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Pride Month Learning

Here at Point Made, we try to stay informed and educated about anything and everything addressing equity and inclusion. To that end, we recently…

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My Video of White Nationalists Went Viral. Now What?

Every other day, it seems, there’s another racist act to stir outrage. Far too many of these involve terror in places of worship, at parties, during police…

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The American Dream Isn’t Working for Everyone. Here’s a way to help people understand that.

In our documentaryI’m Not Racist…Am I?, a multiracial group of teens and their families spend a school year learning and talking about race and racism.…

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What Is Expected of “Straight White Men”?

As subject matter learners, we value any opportunity to learn from new experiences and perspectives. So last Friday our team saw Straight White Men,…

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Since when is a human being “illegal”?

Like so many of you (I presume!), I’ve been heartbroken and outraged while reading and listening to news reports all week about the Trump…

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Becoming Racially Literate

This TEDWomen Talk isn’t new, but it is new to us, and as soon as we watched it, we couldn’t wait to share. As…

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PML Book Club – The New Jim Crow

“Jarvious Cotton cannot vote. Like his father, grandfather, great- grandfather, and great-great-grandfather, he has been denied the right to participate in our electoral democracy.”…

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Lessons from the Road – That Was MY Spot

We get to meet so many people all over the country and hear their varied perspectives on race and racism in the U.S. Every…

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You Can’t Get Rid of Racism by Just Being Nice

Defining Racism One of the most frustrating things about talking about racism is the fact that we all seem to have different definitions of…

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#NotJustStarbucks… and then Roseanne

In response to Starbucks’ nationwide racial bias training day, Point Made Learning hosted a conversation about racism and bias to give everyone a chance…

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#NotJustStarbucks

When Starbucks announced that it would conduct a companywide racial bias training following an incident of racism in one of their stores, we saw…

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Bias and Racism: Let’s Talk About What’s Brewing

POINT MADE LEARNING DECLARES THE IMPLICIT BIAS CONVERSATION ESSENTIAL FOR EVERYONE, #NOTJUSTSTARBUCKS Point Made Learning asks all communities to talk about bias and racism…

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Understanding Orientalism and More We Learned

Black Students Marched Against Gun Violence in Florida, But You Likely Didn’t Hear About It Think critically about the ways we look at protest;…

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Racism in Journalism, the Classroom, and the “1%”

Here are some interesting things we read this week about race, racism and equity in the United States. From Barb Lee   National Geographic…

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The NCAA, 13th Amendment and Other Things We Read About

Catch up with Point Made Learning on the visibility of dark-skinned actors in Hollywood, the NCAA’s refusal to pay student athletes, gun reform as…

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STEM, Autonomy, and Social Responsibility in Black Panther

Following the massive success of Black Panther, Disney Studios plans to donate $1 million to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs at the…

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Cutting SNAP Benefits Further Marginalizes the Poor

The Summary Last week, President Trump proposed a major cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as “food stamps”, in an…

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Race-Based Legislation, Implicit Bias Testing and Criminalizing Debt: What We Read This Week

Here are some interesting things we read this week about race and equity in the United States. “‘Resist White Supremacy’: A sign. A farm.…

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Corporate Diversity Programs, Student Protest, and Post- #MeToo – What We Learned this Week

Here’s what we read and watched this past week to stay informed about issues of equity and identity. Resources this week look at corporate…

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How Racism Damages our Health, Dr. Seuss, Changing Minds, and Marvel Comics – What We Learned this Week

Here’s what we read and listened to this week to stay informed about issues or equity and identity – everything from a new study…

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Want to Talk More than Just Turkey this Week? We’ve Got Resources for Productive Dialogue!

Come holiday season, we often brace ourselves as we prepare to step outside of our bubbles and break bread with friends and relatives whose…

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Screening Organizing 101: I’m Not Racist… Am I? Visits Vassar College

Since the release of our documentary film I’m Not Racist… Am I? (INRAI), Point Made Learning (PML) has held more than 400 screenings and workshops across…

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Antiracism Scale, White Supremacy, Radical Copyediting, and Holocaust Forgiveness – What We Learned this Week

We know there are so many resources on the topics of race, identity, antiracism, and equity that trying to stay informed can seem overwhelming.…

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Elections, Shootings, Neverending #MeToo, and More – What We Learned this Week

Each week, we want to share with you what we’ve learned. Because at Point Made Learning, when it comes to the topics of race,…

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Halloween, Harvey Weinstein, How to Show Up, and More – What We Learned this Week

We say all the time at Point Made Learning that, when it comes to the topics of race, identity, and equity in the U.S.,…

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I’m Not Racist… Am I? – YOULead! A New Way to Bring Antiracism Work to Your Community

You may have heard in the past few weeks: we’ve expanded our I’m Not Racist… Am I? screening-workshop model. Now, schools and organizations can…

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Screening Organizing 101: I’m Not Racist… Am I? Comes to Des Moines, Iowa

Since the release of the documentary film I’m Not Racist… Am I?, Point Made Learning (PML) has held more than 400 screenings and workshops…

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WeWork Penn Station Hosts Point Made Learning’s New “American Dream” Experience

Earlier this month, Point Made Learning (PML) partnered with WeWork to organize a community-wide event related to our newest initiatives – the I’m Not Racist……

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I’m Not Racist… Am I? Goes Digital

This fall, after three years and more than 300 – and counting – I’m Not Racist… Am I? live screenings around the country, we are launching…

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More White Affirmative Action

Earlier this week, The New York Times reported the following: The Trump administration is preparing to redirect resources of the Justice Department’s civil rights…

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Point Made Antiracism Workshops – Using Stories to Inspire Dialogue

We never show the film without a post-screening dialogue facilitated by someone from our Point Made Learning team because we want communities to dig…

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I’m Not Racist… Am I? & Talk of Iowa

Last May, an incredible group of activists, educators, community leaders, and just all-around good people in Des Moines, Iowa organized a series of events…

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Screening Organizing 101: I’m Not Racist… Am I? at The Ohio State University

 Since the release of the documentary film I’m Not Racist… Am I?, Point Made Learning (PML) has held more than 400 screenings and workshops…

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