Jane Elliott: The INTERVIEW

Anti-Racism Activist Jane Elliott Will Never Stop Fighting Jane Elliott was teaching elementary school in Riceville, Iowa, in 1968 when Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee. In thinking about how to convey the enormity of what happened and why to her all-white class of third graders, she put together a […]

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Jane Elliot in San Diego

She tells it like it is, “Ignorance is the core of the racial problem.” An hour history lesson from Jane Elliott is worth a 12-year Ph.D. in any educational circle. She’s everything we thought she would be and more. This visit was especially important due to the timely U-T incident where cartoonist, Steve Breen created […]

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Jane Elliott; Talks Race

By Jonathan Harris – Columnist January 19, 2018 – As I walked upstairs to meet her for our interview I was both excited and nervous. I knew of the 83 year old educator, author and activist from her appearances on Oprah discussing race and performing her now famous Brown-Eyed/Blue-Eyed Experiment on Oprah’s audience. I knew […]

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