The past week has reminded us as a nation that racism persists. My hope today is to share resources that have helped me to stand alongside others in a meaningful way.
Please know that this incredibly short list is just a starting point. Do not look at these links once and think, I’m good. I don’t have time to read. I just want to keep my head down and do my work.
Start here if you are confused because you have been taught we are living in a post-racial society:
Start here if you’re truly surprised by the protests:
The New Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Start here if you want to do something, but have no idea where to start:
Start here if want to figure out how to have the tough conversations:
White Fragility: Why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism by Robin DiAngelo
Start here if you prefer a syllabus format to walk you through actionable steps on moving an anti-racist dialogue forward in your own home, office, school:
Rachel Cargle’s Lecture Series: https://www.rachelcargle.com/
- Dr. Jen