Foreword by James P. Comer
About the Author
1. Why Do We Need Another Book on Courageous Conversations About Race?
It's (Still) A Question of Will!
Writing in Difficult Times
Building on the Field Guide
The "More" in More Courageous Conversations
2. From Will and Passion to Purpose
Courage Requires Personal Purpose
Differing Approaches to Diversity
Voices From the Inside: Macarre Traynham
3. Revisiting the Courageous Conversations About Race Protocol
Getting Behind the Protocol's Agreements, Conditions, and Compass
Isolating Race: Intersectionality and Cultural Layering
Getting Centered in a Mindful Way
Examining the Presence and Role of Whiteness
Closing the "Knowing-Doing" Gap
Voices From the Inside: Devon Alexander
4. Seven Years Later: What's Different and What's the Same?
Embracing Equity and Naming the "It": Systemic Racism
Can We Really Afford Equity?
Applying New Technology to Racial Equity Work
Voices From the Inside: Donna Hart-Tervalon
5. Why Are We Still Talking About Race?
Beyond a Moral Imperative: Neuroscience and the Physiological Impact of Racism
Are Black Males Beyond Love?
Defining Resistance and Transforming "Resisters"
What Should Be "Special" About Special Education?
Voices From the Inside: Charles L. Hopson
6. Moving Courageous Conversations Beyond Black and White
Empowering ALL People of Color
Making the Invisible Visible: A Courageous Conversation About American Indians and Schooling
The Politics of English-Language Acquisition: Skin Color, Immigration Status, and Other Barriers
Voices From the Inside: Luis Versalles, Elona Street-Stewart
7. A Vision and A Framework for Achieving Racial Equity in Education
"Just Say No!" ... to Random Acts of Equity
Unmasking Courageous Conversations About Racial Disparities in Independent Schools
Where Is Higher Education? A Call for Seamless Racial Equity in PreK-16 Education
Voices From the Inside: Bodie Brizendine, Akemi Matsumoto
8. Leadership for Racial Equity: From Theory to Practice
Equity Development for School Boards
District Equity Leadership Teams (DELT and DELTA)
Site and Central-Office Department Leaders Engaged in Equity/Antiracism Development (LEADs)
Staff of Color Equity Development
Students Organized for Anti-Racism (SOAR)
Voices From the Inside: Carla Randall, Patrick Duffy, Anthony Galloway
9. Learning and Teaching for Racial Equity: From Theory to Practice
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Collaborative Action Research for Equity (CARE)
Voices From the Inside: Jackie Roehl
10. Empowering Parents and Communities of Color for Racial Equity: From Theory to Practice
Partnerships for Academically Successful Students
Engaging and Developing White Allies to Support Parents and Community Members of Color in Schools
Engaging White Allies in the Development and Recruitment of Other Whites to the Struggle for Racial Equity
Developing and Reinventing School Boards as Allies in the Struggle for Racial Equity
Voices From the Inside: Andrea Haynes Johnson
11. Eden Prairie Schools: A Case Study
Eden Prairie Then and Now
The District Develops a Clear Vision of Equity
The Results Are In: Progress Was Made
Voices From the Inside: Connie Hytjan
12. Beyond Passion, Practice, and Persistence ... A Purpose for Achieving Equity!