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"Digging into the roots of my racialized childhood"

By Susan Rose Francois, March 5, 2021

”Underneath the Melting Pot”
By Jason Purnell, The Common Reader, May 28, 2020

 

“What is Solidarity?"
By Alnoor Lahda, Kosmos, Autumn 2020

White Supremacy Culture
By Kenneth Jones and Tema Okun, ChangeWork, 2001

The Forgotten Story of America’s “Whites Only” Towns
By Dan Carter, Unitarian Universalist World Magazine, Winter 2007

Becoming a White Ally to Black People
By Janee Woods. Entry posted at What Matters on August 14, 2014

 

"The church must make reparation for its role in slavery, segregation"

By Shannen Dee Williams, National Catholic Reporter, June 15, 2020

 

A Toolkit for White People on the 5th Anniversary of Trayvon’s Death
By Black Lives Matter, 2017

"White Privilege; Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack"
By Peggy McIntosh, SEED Project for Inclusive Curriculum, Wellesley Centers for Women, 1989 

Harvard’s test to find out your implicit associations about race and other topics
Project Implicit, Harvard University, 2011

“It's more than racism: Isabel Wilkerson explains America's 'Caste' System.”
An interview with Terry Gross on “Fresh Air,” National Public Radio, August 4, 2020

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Books
Best Selling Books 

Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk about Race and How to Do It, Shelly Tochluk, R&L Education, January 16, 2010 

How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi, One World, August 13, 2019

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi, Bold Type Books, August 15, 2017

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, Bryan Stevenson, One World, August 18, 2015

My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies, Resmaa Menakem,
Central Recovery Press, September 19, 2017

Negroland: A Memoir, Margo Jefferson, Vintage, August 23, 2016

 The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison, Vintage International, May 8, 2007

The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin, Vintage (reissue edition), December 1, 1992

Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison, Vintage Books, second edition, January 1, 1995

Soul on Ice, Eldridge Cleaver, Delta, January 12, 1999

Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay Books, April 3, 2007

 Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice, Raymond Arsenault, Oxford University Press, March 11, 2011

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, Margot Lee Shetterly, William Morrow Paperbacks, December 6, 2016

Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson, Puffin Books, October 11, 2016

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, Barack Obama, Crown, August 10, 2004

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, August 4, 2020

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (anniversary edition), Michelle Alexander, New Press, January 7, 2020

Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement, Angela Davis,
Haymarket Books, February 9, 2016

Across That Bridge: A Vision for Change and the Future of America, John Lewis, Hachette Books, August 15, 2017

Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, Debby Irving, Elephant Room Press, January 9, 2014

Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, July 14, 2015

Tears We Cannot Stop (A Sermon to White America), Michael Eric Dyson, St. Martin's Press, January 17, 2017

Small Great Things, Jodi Picoult, Ballantine Books, February 20, 2018 

Same Kind of Different as Me, Ron Hall and Denver Moore, Thomas Nelson Inc, March 11, 2008
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, October 4, 2011

Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism, James W. Loewen, The New Press, July 17, 2018