General Racial Justice Video Tools
Implicit Bias Videos
Racial Justice in the Criminal Justice System
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Readings on Racism
Articles for self-learning and resources for training
- Detour Spotting for White Anti-Racists
- Definitions of Racism
- Fighting White Supremacy in Progressive Movements
- From White Racist to White Anti-Racist: The Life Long Journey
- Invisible Bias
- Racial ID Achievement
- The Complexity of Identity: "Who Am I?"
- The Culture of Power
- Young Gifted and Black: Promoting High Achievement Among African-American Students
- YWCA Racial Justice Online Class
- YWCA Racial Justice Workshops
- White Privilege Conference: Resources & Readings
- White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
- White Spaces
- Adams, M., Blumenfeld, W. J., Castaneda, R., Hackman, H. W., Peters, M. L., & Zuniga, X. (Eds.). (2010). Readings for diversity and social justice. New York: Routledge.
- Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New York: New Press, 2010.
- Bertrand, Marianne, Dolly Chugh and Sendhil Mullainathan. “Implicit Discrimination." American Economic Review 95 (2005): 94–98.
- Blumenfeld, W. J., Fairchild E. E., Joshi K. Y. (Ed.). (2008). Investigating Christian privilege and religious oppression in the united states. Boston: Sense Publishers.
- Bonilla- Silva, Eduardo. (2009). Racism without racists: Color-blind racism and the persistence of racial inequality in america. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
- Hovmand, Peter S., and Joseph O’Sullivan. “Lessons from an Interdisciplinary System Dynamics Course.” System Dynamics Review 24 (2008), 479-488.
- Kimmel, M., Ferber, A. L. (2009). Privilege: A reader. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
- Kincheloe J., Steinberg S., Stonebanks C., (Ed.). (2010). Teaching against islamophobia (Counterpoints: Studies in the postmodern theory of education). New York: Peter Lang.
- Luna-Reyes, Luis F, Ignacio J. Martinez-Moyano, Theresa A. Pardo, Anthony M. Cresswell, David F. Andersen and George P. Richardson. “Anatomy of a Group Model-Building Intervention: Building Dynamic Theory from Case Study Research." System Dynamics Review 22 (2006): 291-320.
- Meadows, Donella H. and Diana Wright. Thinking in Systems: A Primer. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Pub, 2008.
- Morecroft, John. Strategic Modeling and Business Dynamics: A feedback Systems Approach. John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
- Nosek, Brian A., and Jeffrey J. Hansen. “The Associations in our Heads Belong to Us: Searching for Attitudes and Knowledge Implicit Evaluation.” Cognition and Emotion 22 (2008): 553-594.
- Pager, Devah and Lincoln Quillian. “What Employers Say Versus What They Do.” American Sociological Review 70 (2005): 355-80.
- Rothenberg, P. S. (Ed.). (2008). White privilege: Essential readings on the other side of racism. New York: Worth Publishers.
- Rudman, Laurie A. Richard D. Ashmore. “Discrimination and the Implicit Association Test. “Group Processes and Intergroup Relations 10 (2007): 359-372.
- Stanley, Damian, Peter Sokol-Hessner, Mahzarin Banaji and Elizabeth Phelps. “Implicit race attitudes predict trustworthiness judgments and economic trust decisions.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 108 (2011): 7710-7715.
- Steele, Claude. Whistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2010.
- Sterman, John D. “All Models Are Wrong: Reflections on Becoming a Systems Scientist.” System Dynamics Review 18 (2003): 501-531.
- Stone, Christopher, Zachary Carter, Thomas Belfore, Ella M. Bully-Cummings, Rev. Dr. Herbert Daughtry, Michael J. Farrell, George Gascón, Arva Rice, Lew Rice and Damon T. Hewitt. “Reducing Inherent Danger: Report of the New York State Task Force on Police-on-Police Shootings.” New York State Task Force on Police-on-Police Shootings Report, May 27, 2010.
- Thandeka. (2006). Learning to be white: Money, race, and God in America. New York: Continuum.
- Thomas, Kimberly M. and Radboud J. Duintjer Tebbens. “Using Systems to Develop Policies That Matter: Global Management of Poliomyelitis and Beyond.” Systems Dynamics Review 24 (2008): 433- 449.
- Warren, M. (2010). Fire in the heart: How white activists embrace racial justice (Oxford studies in culture and politics). New York: Oxford University Press.
- Westen, Drew. The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation. New York: PublicAffairs, 2007.
- White, Ismail K. “when Race Matters and When It Doesn’t: Racial Group Differences in Response to Racial Cues.” American Political Science Review 101 (2007): 339-354.
- Wise, T. (2005). White like me: Reflections on race from a privileged son. New York: Soft Skull Press. Wise, T. (2010) Colorblind: The rise of post-racial politics and the retreat from racial equity. San Francisco: City Lights Open Media.
General History of U.S. Racism
- Blair, Irene V., Charles M. Judd and Kristine M. Chapleau. “The Influence of Afrocentric Facial Features in Criminal Sentencing." Psychological Science 15 (2004): 674–679.
- Feagin, J.R. (2009). The white racial frame: Centuries of racial framing and counter-framing. New York: Routledge.
- Guinier, Lani and Gerald Torres. The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002.
- Eberhardt, Jennifer L., Paul G. Davies, Valerie J. Purdie-Vaughns and Sheri L. Johnson. “Looking Deathworthy: Perceived Stereotypicality of Black Defendants Predicts Capital Sentencing Outcomes." Psychological Science 17 (2006): 383–386.
- Hilliar, Kirin F and Richard I. Kemp. “Barack Obama or Barry Dunham? The Appearance of Multiracial Faces is Affected by the Names Assigned to Them.” Perception37 (2008): 1605-1608.
- INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (Eds.). (2006) The color of violence: The incite! anthology. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.
- Johnson, Allen. (2005). Power, privilege, and difference. New York: McGraw Hill Humanities.
- Kaufman, Robert. “Assessing Alternative Perspectives on Race and Sex Employment Segregation.” American Sociological Review 67 (2002): 547-72.
- Krivo, Lauren, J., Ruth D. Peterson and Danielle C. Kuhl. “Segregation, Racial Structure and Neighborhood Violent Crime.” American Journal of Sociology 114 (2009):1765-1802.
- Leondar-Wright, B., Lui M., Robles B. (2006). The color of wealth: The story behind the u.s. racial wealth divide. Canada: New Society Publishers.
- Lynch, Michael, J., E. Britt Patterson and Kristina K. Childs. Racial Divide and Ethnic Bias in the Criminal Justice System. Monsey, N.Y.: Criminal Justice Press, 2008.
- Massey, Douglas S. Categorically Unequal: The American Stratification System. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2007.
- Orfield, Gary and Nancy McArdle. The Vicious Cycle: Segregated Housing, Schools and Intergenerational Inequality. Cambridge, MA: Joint Center for Housing Studies, 2006.
- Peterson, Ruth D. and Lauren Joy Kirvo. Divergent Social Worlds: Neighborhood Crime and the Racial-Spatial Divide. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2010.
- Penner, Andrew M. and Aliya Saperstein. “How Social Status Shapes Race.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105 (2008): 19628-30.
- Picca, L. H., & Feagin, J. R. (2007). Two faced racism: Whites in the backstage and frontstage. New York: Routledge.
- Rouwette, Etiënne, Jac Vennix and Theo Mullekom. “Group Model Building Effectiveness: a Review of Assessment Studies.” System Dynamics Review 18 (2002): 5–45.
- Royster, Deirdre A. Race and the Invisible Hand: How White Networks Exclude Black Men from Blue-collar Jobs. Berkley: University of California Press, 2003.
- Rugh, Jacob and Douglas Massey. “Racial Segregation and the American Foreclosure Crisis” American Sociological Review. 75 (2010): 629-651.
- Simpson, J.S. (2003). 'I have been waiting': Race and U.S. higher education. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
- Squires, Gregory and Charis Kubrin. “Privileged Places: Race, Uneven Development and the Geography of Opportunity in Urban America.” Urban Studies 42 (2005): 47-69.
- Wilkes, Rima and John Iceland. “Hypersegregation in the Twenty-First Century.” Demography 41 (2004): 23-36.
- Wise, Tim. The Mother of All Racial Preferences: Reflections on Affirmative Action for White Folks.
- Zinn, Howard., A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present; Perennial; Revised and Updated edition, September 2001.
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- Clare, E., (2009) Exile & pride: Disability, queerness and liberation. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.
- Ferber, A., Holcomb, K., Wentling, T (Ed.). (2008). Sex, gender, and sexuality: The new basics. New York: Oxford University Press.
- An Open Letter to My White Lesbian, Gay , Bisexual, Transgender Sisters and Brothers
Native American History
- Books by Vine Deloria (Native American History author)
- Maawanji'iding - Gathering Together: Ojibwe Histories and Narratives from Wisconsin, Volume I a Digital Archives Project (Can order CD-ROM at Brain Box; contains hours of stories and hundreds of images and archival documents related to the history and culture of the Ojibwe communities in the ceded territories of northern Wisconsin)
- Smith, A. (2005). Conquest: Sexual violence and American Indian genocide. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.
- Video "In Whose Honor" - a documentary about the Native American struggle to remove Indian mascots.
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African & African American History
- Hill-Collins, P. (2005). Black sexual politics: African Americans, gender, and the new racism. New York: Routledge.
- Smith, Barbara. The Truth that Never Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender and Freedom, Rutgers University Press, September 2000.
- West, Cornell. Race Matters, N.Y., Vintage, 1993.
- Any books by Bell Hooks, African American author.
- Sweet Honey and the Rock (check out their music)
- Eyes on the Prize, Parts I & II (Video series)
- Film: "4 Little Girls", a Spike Lee film about the Birmingham Four.
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Chicano & Latino Reading
- Acuna, Rodolfo. Occupied America: A History of Chicanos. NY: Harper 1988.
- Anzaldua, Gloria. Borderlands, La Fronteras. 1999
- Fox, Geoffrey. Hispanic Nation, Secaucus, NY: Carol Publishing Group, 1996.
- Martinez, Elizabeth: 500 Years of Chicano History in Pictures. Albuquerque: South West Organizing Project, 1991.
- Martinez, Elizabeth: De Colores Means All of Us: Latina Views for a Multi-Colored Century. Cambridge: South End Press, 1998
- Piri, Thomas, Down These Mean Streets. NY: Vintage, 1967
- Shorris, Earl. Latinos: A Biography of the People. NY: W.W. Norton, 1992.
- Stavans, Ilan. The Hispanic Condition: Reflections on Culture & Identity in America. NY: Harper Collins 1995.
- Viva La Causa (Video of "500 Years") SWOP, 1997
- Ballad of Gregorio Cortez, Edward Olmos, (Video)
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- Chou, R.S., Feagin, J.R. (2008). The myth of the model minority: Asian Americans facing racism. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.
- Ching Yoon Louie, Miriam, Sweatshop Warriors: Immigrant Women Workers Take On the Global Factory, July 2001
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- Lerner, Michael & West, Cornel. Jews & Blacks. NY: Penguin Group, 1996.
- Sacks, Karen Brodkin, (article) "How Did Jews Become White Folks In Race?" Edited by Steven Gregory & Roger San Jek. NY: Rutgers University Press, 1994.
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Anti-Racism Discussions & Actions
- Ferber, A., Herrera, A., Jimenez, C., Samuels, D. (2009). The matrix reader: Examining the dynamics of oppression and privilege. New York: McGraw-Hill Humanities.
- Katz, J. H. (2003). White awareness: Handbook for anti-racism training. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press.
- Kendall, F. E. (2006). Understanding white privilege: Creating pathways to authentic relationships across race. New York: Routledge.
- Leondar-Wright, B. (2005). Class matters: Cross-class alliance building for middle-class activists. New York: The New Press.
- Maier, Mark. Invisible Privilege that Men Don’t See.
- Reason, R. D., Broido, E. M., Davis, T. L. & Evans, N. J. (Eds.). (2005). Developing social justice allies. San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.
- Tochluk, S. (2008). Witnessing whiteness: First steps toward and antiracist practice and culture. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.
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Racial Equity Tools
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Special Readings for Teachers: Anti-Racist Pedagogy
- Adams, M., Bell, L. A., & Griffin, P. (2007). Teaching for diversity and social justice. New York: Routledge.
- Liggett, Tonda. “Frames of Reference: The Impact of Race on Teaching Strategy and Classroom Discussion.” Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education 40 (2008): 386-402.
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