Jane Elliott

Anti-Racism Activist, Educator, Feminist & LGBT Activist

Jane Elliott Biography

Jane Elliott is an American schoolteacher, anti-racism activist, and educator. She is known for her "Blue eyes–Brown eyes" exercise. She first conducted her famous exercise for her class on April 5, 1968, the day after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. When her local newspaper published compositions that the children had written about the experience, the reactions (both positive and negative) formed the basis for her career as a public speaker against discrimination.

Elliott's classroom exercise was filmed the third time she held it with her 1970 third-graders to become "The Eye of the Storm". This in turn inspired a retrospective that reunited the 1970 class members with their teacher fifteen years later in "A Class Divided". After leaving her school, Elliott became a diversity educator full-time. She still holds the exercise and gives lectures about its effects all over the U.S. and in several locations overseas.

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Jane Elliott Videos

Jane Elliott Interview: George Floyd Riots, Karens, and More ...
A Class Divided (full film) | FRONTLINE - YouTube
Anti-racism activist Jane Elliott & Roland Martin 2017 WCTF ...

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Jane Elliott is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jane Elliott for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Jane Elliott generally travels from Riceville, IA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jane Elliott for an upcoming event.

Jane Elliott Videos

Jane Elliott Interview: George Floyd Riots, Karens, and More ...
A Class Divided (full film) | FRONTLINE - YouTube
Anti-racism activist Jane Elliott & Roland Martin 2017 WCTF ...
The Anti-Racism Experiment That Transformed an Oprah Show Audience
"How Racist Are You?" | part 1

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