In November, ERIF hosted its first Parent Teacher symposium in Amsterdam. The interactive day (in collaboration with the Teatro Munganga, the creators of Bino & Fino, actress and educator Anni Domingo as well as activist and educator G. Holwerda) was a great success and we look forward to organising and hosting a similar event in … More Must read articles for parents and teachers
Hello there parents, teachers and kids! One of the greatest concerns we here at ERIF hear about on a regular basis, is the lack of sufficient books and films available to children of colour that are representative. Even when films come out that do feature black and brown characters, marketing of the film can leave … More More Diverse Books for Kids!
Finding books that are inclusive of children of colour, but also that do not present them in a stereotyped manner are hard to come by. Violence and ridicule inflicted upon the black body in Western (children’s) literature is a common theme by literary giants such as Agatha Christie, Enid Blyton, Roald Dahl and Astrid Lindgren … More 10 African Children’s Illustrators to Know!
To check in with our North American comrades, we’re sharing some counter-arguments that may come in handy the next time you’re at a music festival or fancy dress party and see someone in a head-dress and face-paint. As part of the on-going campaigns against US sports teams using the image of Native Americans as their … More How to Argue Against Racist Mascots
Joy to the World! Some kind soul has shared a very valuable and timeless brain food in the form of critical race, gender, sexuality, class and culture readings via tumblr. You can check out the list, browse and download (all for FREE!) here. We can’t take full credit for this but are more than happy … More Free Critical Perspectives Online!