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RESOURCES

A collection of articles, videos, and books on various topics.

BLACK HISTORY

Why Black History is Not Taught in Schools By Joy DeGruy

BLACK LIBERATION SONGS

Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair, Nina Simone
Be Free, by J. Cole
Black Rage, by Lauren Hill
Feeling Good, Nina Simone
Freedom Freestyle, by Joe Budden
Glory, by Common and John Legend
Hell You Tallmbout – Janelle Monae
Revolution – Nina Simone
White Privilege II – Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

BLACK LIVES MATTER

“Alicia Garza on the beauty and the burden of Black Lives Matter,” by Elle Hunt.
“All Lives Don’t Matter! As Much Evidence Shows,” by Janis Prince.
“A Unitarian Universalist Black Lives Matter Theology,” by Kenny Wiley.
Black Lives Matter and the Fullness Thereof: A Townhall Conversation
Black Lives Matter Panel Discussion with Angela Davis

BLACK LOVE

Nina Simone: That Blackness
Why We Wear Our Hair Like This (1968) Kathleen Cleaver of the BPP Breaks it Down

THE BLACK MIGRATION FROM THE SOUTH TO THE NORTH

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson.

BLACK POWER

A Conversation with Angela Davis
All Power to the People! The Black Panther Party and Beyond (1996)
Angela Davis and Assata Shakur Interview – May 3, 2013
Black Panther Women Speak on Feminism
“The Black Power MixTape” Excerpts from the Acclaimed Swedish Documentary

CHILDREN

Raising Race Conscious Children
Preparing Children for Critical Race Consciousness: A Resource for Parents and Teachers

CIVIL RIGHT & BLACK POWER MOVEMENT

Farewell to Innocence: A Socio-Ethical Study on Black Theology and Black Power, by Allan A. Boesak.
“The Black Power Movement and American Social Work,” By Van Gosse.
Eyes on the Prize

CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS

Closing Learning Gaps through the Power of Culturally Responsive Teaching, by Zaretta Hammond.

CURRICULA

Resources for Talking about Race with Young Children
Resources for Various Social Justice Issues

HUMOR

2042 & the White Minority, by Hari Kondabolu.
"Fear of a Brown Planet: Reverse Racism", by Aamer Rahman and Nazeem Hussain.

IMPLICIT BIAS

"Strategies to Reduce the Influence of Implicit Bias”
How to Overcome Your Biases, TED Talk by Verna Myers.

JEWISH RESPONSIBILITY IN DOING RACIAL JUSTICE

“Diversity” Won’t Challenge Jewery’s Role in White Supremacy, by Mark Tseng Putterman.
"How Jews Became White Folks & What that Says About Race in America", by Karen Brodkin.
“My Brown-Skinned, Jewish American Son Reacts To Donald Trump,” by Janet Alperstein.
“Why Must We Work to Undo Racism as Jews?” by Rabbi Ellen Lippmann.

LATINOS EXPERIENCE OF RACISM

"How Latinos Experience Subtle Racism", by Silvia L. Mazzula.

MISCELLANEOUS

Debby Irving: Racial Justice Educator and Writer Blog

ORGANIZATIONS

Black Lives Matter
Jewish Multiracial Network
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice
Showing Up for Racial Justice: Denver
Showing Up for Racial Justice: Boulder
Showing Up for Racial Justice: Colorado Springs
Transforming Pain and Anger Into Power and Action
White People Challenging Racism

RACE

"No Partiality: The Idolatry of Race and the New Humanity", ​by Sharp, Douglas
"Critical Race Theory: An introduction", by Delgado, Richard, and Jean Stefancic
"Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty", by Dorothy Robert.
Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society, by John A. Powell.
Various Articles about the Timeline of Race
Brown Eye Blue Eye, Jane Elliott
Epigenetics of Racism, Jane Elliott
Race: The Power of An Illusion, Episode 3: The House We Live In (PBS, episode 3)
http://www.pbs.org/race/000_About/002_04-about-03.htm
The Future of Race in America, TEDx Talk by Michelle Alexander
The Unequal Opportunity Race

RACE CONVERSATIONS

“How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discussing Race,” TEDx Talk by Jay Smooth

RACE & DRUG ABUSE

RACE & EDUCATION

"10 Ways Well-Meaning White Teachers Bring Racism Into Our Schools", by Jamie Utt.
“I Won’t Learn From You,” by Herb Kohl.
“I’m Not White I’m Jewish: Standing as Jews in the Fight for Racial Justice,” by Paul Kivel

RACE & MASS INCARCERATION

"The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness", by Michelle Alexander.
“Michelle Alexander, author of the New Jim Crow” 2013 George E. Kent Lecture
A Human Being Died That Night, ​by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

RACE RELATED TRAUMA OF BLACK PEOPLE

Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
"Between the World and Me", by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
How to Steal "Things, Exploit People, and Avoid All Responsibility", by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
" Why Are All of the Black People Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race", by Beverly Daniel Tatum.

RACIALIZED TRAUMA

“Facts Matter! Black Lives Matter! The Trauma of Racism,”by Dottie Lebron, Laura Morrison, Dan Ferris, Amanda Alcantara, Danielle Cummings, Gary Parker & Mary McKay.
“Reimagining Critical Race Theory in Education: Mental Health, Healing, and the Pathway to Liberatory Praxis,” by Ebony O. McGee.
“Of Our Spiritual Strivings,” by W.E.B. DuBois.
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome, by Dr. Joy DeGruy-Leary

RACISM

Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama, by Tim Wise.
Globalization of Racism, by Donaldo Macedo and Panayota Gounari.
James Baldwin and America’s “Racial Problem”
James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley – 1965
James Baldwin on the Dick Cavett Show
Malcolm X Debate with James Baldwin – September 5, 1963
Malcolm X Interview at UC Burkeley – October 11, 1963

REPARATIONS

"Should Bernie Sanders Support Reparations?", by Kevin Drum.
"Taking Conservatives Seriously: A Moral Justification for Affirmative Action and Reparations", by Kim Forde-Mazrui.
The Case for Considering Reparations, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
"Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation", by Jennifer Harvey
Interview with Sandy Darity, author of “Forty Acres and a Mule in the 21st Century”

REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE

Challenging “Choice” Messaging

The Matriarchs of Reproductive Justice

Loretta Ross: Reproductive Justice Pioneer, Co-Founder of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective

Reproductive Justice

At the Intersection of Faith and Reproductive Justice
January is a Month to Recommit to the Struggle for Reproductive Justice
Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Voices: The State of Black Women and Reproductive Justice
The Radical Reproductive Justice Movement Launched in 1994. Its Co-Founders Say Little has Improved
Reproductive Justice Briefing Book: A Primer on Reproductive Justice and Social Change

Reproductive Justice Books

Radical Reproductive Justice: Foundation, Theory, Practice, Critique
Reproductive Justice: An Introduction
Reproductive Justice: The Politics of Health Care for Native American Women
Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Justice
Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement

"REVERSE RACISM"

"Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity", by Tim Wise.Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity, by Tim Wise.
“Why It’s Hard to Talk to White People About Racism,” by Dr. Robin Diangelo.

SLAVERY

"The Half has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism", by Edward Baptist.
"Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II", by Douglas A. Blackmon.

WHITE FRAGILITY

“White Fragility” by Robin D’Angelou.

WHITE PRIVILEGE

“4 Ways White People Can Process their Emotions without Bringing the White Tears,” by Jennifer Loubriel
“My Jewish Nose Got Me Pulled Over — White Privilege Got Me Off," by Samuel Freidman.
“But I’m Oppressed Too”: White Male College Students Framing Racial Emotions as Facts and Recreating Racism, by Nolan Cabrera.
"Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack of White Privilege", by Peggy MacIntosh.
"Uncovering My White Privilege on Yom Kippur", by Rachel Laser.
"Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race", by Debby Irving.
"White Like Me: Reflections on Race from A Privileged Son", by Tim Wise.
“Why I’ll Always Apologize for My Privilege,” by Scot Nakagaw.
“Why I’ll Never Apologize for My White Male Privilege,” by Tal Fortgang.
“Why White Privilege Isn’t Going Away: A Theological Reflection,” by Rev. Dr. Mark Boswell.
“Working through whiteness: White, male college students challenging racism,” by Nolan Cabrera.

WHITE SUPREMACY

Cognitive Dissonance, by Dr. Joy DeGruy-Leary, Dr. Umar Johnson, Prof. James Smalls