The following links will be useful for educators seeking to articulate the intersectionality of Islamaphobia or anti-Muslim racism in Western society.
This site seeks to illustrate that Islamophobia (anti-Muslim racism) is not simply driven by a lack of knowledge of Islam. Rather, that it is perpetuated by “structures of violence, inequality, and war” which drive anti-Muslim racism and discrimination in everyday life. The website provides an extensive syllabus that seeks to define anti-Muslim racism, frame the issues at stake, and provide more specific examples.
Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators who are looking for material to supplement their curriculum, inform their practices, and help to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants. The site’s program emphasizes social justice and anti-bias.
For the Best Children is an anti-oppressive education resource blog initially created for K-12 Saskatchewan educators. Practicing teachers can also use the blog to assist with integrating anti-oppressive, critical race, and anti-colonial education into the Saskatchewan curriculum and beyond.
Peggy McIntosh reflects upon her own experiences as a white American woman and attempts to unpack her own invisible knapsack of white privilege by listing some of the conditions of her daily experience that she once took for granted.