Anti-Racism

Meet Sharon Hurley Hall, Your Teacher

This is a 6-week interactive course to uncover and change hidden biases and become a true anti-racist ally.

Course Structure

Session 1: Are You Biased? (Hint: We All Are!) – In this session, we’ll explore what biases are, what biases you hold and why. We’ll briefly explore concepts including: Stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination.

Session 2: Who’s The Hero? – In this session, we’ll explore perceptions we might hold and how stereotypes we’re surrounded by in the media influence these.

Session 3: The Other Side of History – In this session, we’ll look at what the history books share and explore what else might have happened, that they don’t share!

Session 4: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back – In this session, we’ll explore and understand privilege, what systemic racism means and talk about inequality and fairness.

Session 5: Words Matter – In this session, we’ll look at the language we use and the associations and impact it has; and we’ll explore how to have conversations about race.

Session 6: Telling New Old Stories – In this session, we’ll take a look at the origin of stories by exploring African stories.

Course Details

  • When: Weekly on a Thursday, 8am – 8.45am Pacific | 11am – 11.45am Eastern | 4pm – 4.45pm UK
  • Course Start Date: Thursday, November 5th 2020
  • Course Duration: 6 weeks.
  • Teaching Format: 15-30 minute activity (or 2 activities) followed by 15 minutes live discussion time, supplemented by suggested activities in between classes.
  • Age range: 8+
  • Class size: Maximum of 10.
  • Course fees: $100.

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About Your Teacher

Sharon Hurley Hall

Sharon Hurley Hall is a professional B2B writer, the author of Exploring Shadeism, and co-host of the Introvert Sisters podcast. She is committed to anti-racism, and publishes an anti-racism newsletter on Substack.

Sharon lives in Barbados and has worked online for decades. She holds an MA in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.