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Anti-Racism Resources


Facing Racism


Things White Folks Can Do

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Doing the Inner Work:

                Layla Saad, “Doing the Inner Work of Dismantling White Supremacy”

            Kikanza Nuri-Robins, “Fish Out of Water”

Realize that being “woke” is not a trend:


Words must be backed by actions:


Call out but don’t take up excess space:


White Supremacy = A White Problem.  Organize white People:


Empower other by risking power:




Reading against racism reading list: 

'White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide' by Carol Anderson, Ph.D.

'The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness' by Michelle Alexander

'How to Be an Antiracist' by Ibram X. Kendi

'Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-first Century' by Monique W. Morris

'The Invention of the White Race' by Theodore W. Allen

'Between the World and Me' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

'Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II' 

by Douglas A. Blackmon

'Choke Hold: Policing Black Me' by Paul Butler

'White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism' by Robin DiAngelo

'Citizen: An American Lyric' by Claudia Rankine

'Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Inequality in America' by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

'So You Want to Talk About Race' by Ijeoma Oluo

'How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America' by Moustafa Bayoumi

'Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America' by Michael Eric Dyson

'The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America' by Richard Rothstein

'The History of White People' by Nell Irvin Painter

'They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement' by Wesley Lowery