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Beat it! Defeat it! Racist Cookies! We Won't Eat it! by Seniors of the Childhood Education/Childhood Special Education program at New York University

Racist Bakery Lessons-Units-1.pdf — PDF document, 266Kb

On Thursday, January 17th, Fox 5 News in New York City reported a story about a baker in Greenwich Village who was selling “Drunken Negro Head” cookies, yes, you read correctly, which he claimed to have created “in honor of President Obama”. In response, the seniors in the Undergraduate Childhood Teacher Education Program at New York University brainstormed the following units and lesson plans that can be used in elementary school classrooms. There are 6 week-long units, and 4 of them have one individual lesson plan that goes with it.


Anti-Oppression/Critical Consciousness: Race/Racism
Organizing Skills
Social Justice: General

elementary
lesson plan
no
New York
Racism, Social Action, Protest

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