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Dem Black Mamas


Welcome! This online resource guide supports the guests and listener's interests in learning more about the issues and topics Dem Black Mamas discuss during the podcast on March 1, 2018 at Cal Poly Pomona University Library.

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Provides students, K-12 schools, and organizations resources so that the right to an equal education is not compromised by sexual harassment, sexual assault, and gender discrimination.

Students Weigh in on the Golden Globes, #MeToo and #TimesUp

Teaching Tolerance article. "After watching highlights from the Golden Globes, this high school class engaged in some deep discussions about advocacy." CC0 by rawpixel

Violence against women it's a men's issue

TED talk by Anti-sexism educator Jackson Katz.  "Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called "women's issues." But in this bold, blunt talk, Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men's issues -- and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood. A clarion call for us all -- women and men -- to call out unacceptable behavior and be leaders of change."

Speak Up at School

It’s for educators who want to develop the skills to speak up themselves and who want to help their students find the courage to speak up too. It offers advice about how to respond to remarks made by students and by other adults and gives guidance for helping students learn to speak up as well. We believe that modeling the kind of behavior we want from students is one of the most effective ways of teaching it. Featured a downloadable PDF and pocket guide.

"Resources for Addressing Sexual Assault and Harassment in Class"

Teaching Tolerance article. "Start a conversation about sexual harassment and assault—or respond effectively when your students do—with these resources from the TT archives." CC0 by designedbyjess

"Disrupting Rape Culture Through Education"

Teaching Tolerance article. "In the wake of a convicted rapist’s early release, now is a good time to reinforce with students that rape is a cultural problem that all of us must stand against." CC0 by StockSnap

Dismantling rape culture: a critical examination of androcentrism in America

A book by Katrin K Pimentel that discusses theorizes about the problem of sexual violence and the opportunities for dismantling the cultural ideologies that maintain it as a silent epidemic. CC0 by Mohamed_hassen

Navigating through a rape culture: a regression gauging perceived necessity for bystander intervention

This book by Alicia Eileen Barros Souza utilizes secondary data from the study, Rape Prevention through Bystander Education at a Northeastern State University, 2002-2004. The present study examined if rape myth acceptance is a predictor of perceived necessity for bystander intervention controlling for race, religious affiliation, sex, year in school, and income level.  CC0 by RonaldPlett

We Real Cool : Black Men and Masculinity

Hooks describes how black men have been so dehumanized that they are in crisis emotionally and at risk within society and says the greatest threat to black life in America is patriarchal thinking and practices. CC0 by DrSJS