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Bill Howe has been an educator for 35 years in the U.S. and Canada and has given over 400 workshops, lectures and keynotes on diversity, multicultural education and organizational development. He is a regular presenter at state and national conferences, has appeared on both radio and television on diversity issues. Over the past fifteen years, he has trained over 14,000 educators in multicultural education.
Teaching may not be the oldest profession, but probably the most noble.
One day, in front 36 riotous sophomores, I clutched my chest and dropped to my knees like Sergeant Elias at the end of Platoon. Instantly, dead silence and open mouths replaced classroom Armageddon. Standing up like nothing had happened, I said, “Thanks for your attention — let’s talk about love poems.” I never used that […]
| Next White Privilege Explained In 3 Easy (ish) Steps Share Though people dumped on Bill O’Reilly for not understanding white privilege, the truth is most white people don’t understand it. I know I didn’t — until it was thoroughly explained to me in a full semester graduate school course. […]
October 24, 2014 “Wow, you’re so articulate.” “Are you the cleaning lady?” “Do you have a Ph.D.?” “James? What’s your real Asian name?” You’ve heard (or heard of) statements like these. Students and scholars call them “microaggressions”—casual, everyday comments and questions that might not rise to the level of a verbal altercation or […]
NAME 2014 Conference Theme for the 24th International Conference – www.nameorg.org Hilton Golf & Tennis Resort • Tucson AZ – Nov. 5 – 9, 2014 Theme: Dismantling Fronteras through Multicultural Education: Con Comunidad, Cariño y Coraje This popular component of annual NAME Conferences offers opportunities to interact with some our leading scholars in these […]
The mission of The National Teachers Hall of Fame is to recognize and honor exceptional career teachers, encourage excellence in teaching, and preserve the rich heritage of the teaching profession in the United States. The vision of The National Teachers Hall of Fame is to be a prominent national organization that enhances the public’s awareness […]
POV Interactive Shorts are a new digital series allowing audiences to engage with documentaries on a deeper level using new technologies and new paradigms in storytelling. Find out more » Whiteness Project: Inside the White Caucasian Box is the first installment of a multiplatform investigation into how Americans who identify as “white” experience their ethnicity. […]
NAME 24th International ANNUAL Conference in Tucson AZ – Nov. 5 – 9, 2014 NAME’s annual Intensive Institutes offer extended focus on particularly critical issues and opportunities to work with noted NAME activists. The institutes are scheduled so that participants do NOT miss the general sessions. Additional fees and pre-registration are required. Institutes can be “added-on” to […]
by Michael Mark Cohen “The white folks had sure brought their white to work with them that morning.”Chester Himes, If He Hollers Let Him Go. On Shouting White Racial Slurs in Public I am a white, middle class male professor at a big, public university, and every year I get up in front […]
Published on Apr 15, 2014 This Excerpt from 1992 episode with teacher Jane Elliott’s showed “The Oprah Winfrey Show” at its best. The Iowa schoolteacher speaks after applied her famous blue-eyes-vs.-brown-eyes experiment to the show’s studio audience, separating the people on the basis of eye pigment and giving one group preferential treatment over the other; […]