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  • Collection: Anti-racist Identity

Talking to Kids About Racism and Justice: a list for parents, caregivers & educators (Oakland Public Library, Listen, Learn, Participate: a #BlackLivesMatter Resource Series)

This is a list with brief but helpful descriptions of children's books on race and justice arranged by reading level (Babies and toddlers, Pre-K-2nd, 3rd-6th, 7th and up), articles (some with teacher and parent perspectives), videos and multimedia,…

Anti-racism (Videos)

Anti-racism scholar Alana Lentin's lecture on anti-racism; what it is, history, relation to institutional and structural racism (state racism) and the importance of studying anti-racism.

Antiracism Postrace? (Videos)

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Anti-racism scholar Alana Lentin argues that postracialism is a simplistic misappropriation of the call to work to the end of race/racism since it does not believe that structures and strictures of race don't exist. Racism has come to mean everything…

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How Apps and Other Online Tools are Challenging Racist Attacks

This blog post describes how people are increasingly using online spaces and digital tools such as anti-racism apps to strategise, challenge racist views and strengthen anti-racist solidarity.

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François Hollande's misguided move: taking 'race' out of the constitution.

In this opinion piece in The Guardian anti-racism scholars Alana Lentin and Valerie Amieux discuss why not talking about races does not lead naturally to the demise of 'race thinking' but instead just obscures the persistent inequalities. "What makes…

The Debatability of Racism. Networked Participative Media and Postracialism.

This is the text of a keynote lecture given at the conference The porous walls of Fortress Europe at Erasmus University in Rotterdam 19 November 2015, and at the Raster seminar ‘The politics of (anti)racism: perspectives on research and teaching’…

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Racial Justice Bibliography

A work of the Racial Justice Collaborative in Theological Education. These are print resources compiled by theological educators for use in a variety of faith community settings. The educators working on this bibliography come from multiple…

Jane Elliott's Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise

This is the website of Jane Elliott, internationally known teacher, lecturer, diversity trainer, and recipient of the National Mental Health Association Award for Excellence in Education. Here, Jane exposes prejudice and bigotry for what it is, an…

Robin DiAngelo Website

This is the professional website of Dr. Robin DiAngelo, a scholar in the area of Critical Racial and Social Justice Education. She teaches at the University of Washington and is the Director of Equity for Sound Generations, Seattle/King County. Dr.…

Alana Lentin's Blog and Website

This is the blog and website of Dr. Alana Lentin, a political sociologist and social theorist who works on the critical theorisation of race, racism and anti-racism. Lentin is also the author of Racism and Anti-racism in Europe (2004, Pluto Press)…

Aboriginal Education and Anti-Racist Education: Building Alliances Across Cultural and Racial Identity

A critical race analysis could provide both Aboriginal students and their university student advisors with knowledge to understand and potentially challenge the effects and processes of racialization that have historically, legally, and politically…

Multilayered Cultural Identity and the Perception of the Self

This is a Master's Thesis, Department of Communication, University of Jyväskylä. This qualitative study examines the reciprocal relationship between a person’s multilayered cultural identity (MCI) and the concept of self (CoS), that is presented…

Hosting a Racial Justice Conversation

This 3 page resource is based on a staff-wide conversation on “What is the Church to do with #Ferguson, #MichaelBrown and #HandsUpDontShoot?” that took place at the Presbyterian Center. It includes the opening and closing prayers, framing for the…

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Anti-racism Graphic

This single page anti-racist graphic is a tool for reflection and accountability; color it, think about it, adopt it, and pass it on.

Some Characteristics of Anti-Racism

Key aspects of anti-racism are that the effort is focused ( ending a specific effect of racism), sustained (over a long period), includes a diverse nix of peoples (not just one particular racial group), and is consciously intentional. All aspects…

Relatives say Cynthia Graham Hurd, killed in Charleston church shooting, ‘was not a victim’

This is part of the "Remembering the Charleston church shooting victims" series. A gunman opened fire and killed nine people during a prayer service on Wednesday June 17, 2015 at a historic African American church in downtown Charleston. This is the…

A Sampling of Books By or About White Anti-racist Activists and Organizers

A List of 13 books published between 1958 and 2002.

Challenging White Supremacy Workshop

This is the website of the Challenging White Supremacy (CWS) workshop organizers. They believe that the most effective way to create fundamental social change in the U.S. is by building mass-based, multi-racial grassroots movements led by radical…

Creating Anti-racist Language. Creating a culture of resistance. A set of exercises.

As set of 9 pages of exercises drawn from various sources to help create an anti-racist culture, a culture of resistance to the dominant discourse of white supremacy in the United States of America. The 9 exercises help identify anti-racist language…

Tim Wise: White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son | Talks at Google (Videos)

Tim Wise, anti-racist activist and author of White Like Me, talks to Google about addressing and deconstructing racism in institutions. Using Silicon Valley as an example he asks, is it a true meritocracy and is racism/sexism operating here? Ways in…

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Tim Wise

The website of Tim Wise, whom scholar and philosopher Cornel West calls, “A vanilla brother in the tradition of (abolitionist) John Brown,” and who is among the nation’s most prominent anti-racist essayists and educators. Wise is the author of…

Cultural Humility (Videos)

“Cultural Humility" is a four-part series of a new 30-minute documentary by Vivian Chávez, that mixes poetry with music, interviews, archival footage, images of community, nature and dance to explain what it is and why we need it.

The film…

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Reflections on cultural humility

Given the complexity of multiculturalism, it is beneficial to understand cultural competency as a process rather than an end product. In Children, Youth and Families News, August 2013. CYF News is the newsletter for the Children, Youth and Families…

The DNA Journey (Videos): Would you dare to question who you really are?

It’s easy to think there are more things dividing than uniting people. But humans have much more in common with other nationalities than you'd think. Momondo asked 67 people from all over the world to take a DNA test, and it turns out they have…

Understanding race: Are we so different? (Website)

This is a project by the American Anthropological Association that looks at race through three lenses: History, Science, and Lived Experience with videos and interactive timelines. It also has a Bibliography, Glossary and Resources (for families,…

Racial Equity Tools / Racial Equity Library (Website)

The Racial Equity Tools Website Library hosts the Racial Equity Library with 1700+ resources (With registration for a free account). They include tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and…

Declaration on Race and Racial Prejudice

This is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Declaration on Race and Racial Prejudice adopted in 1978.

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Decoded (Videos)

This is a playlist of videos from the MTV News series “Decoded,” hosted by Franchesca Ramsey. Franchesca tackles race, pop culture, and other uncomfortable things, in funny and thought-provoking ways. Half sketch comedy, half vlog. New episodes…

Michelle Alexander on The New Jim Crow, at Union Theological Seminary (Videos)

Michelle Alexander's powerful call for America to be born again - to develop a new moral consensus in the US based on a movement of who we are as children of God. This is a call for a multi-faith, multi-cultural theology of liberation.

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The Representation of White Antiracism Activism in Children's Picture Books

This study looked at how white antiracism activism is portrayed to children through one of the most popular literacy tools, the picture book. Both written text and images in children's literature can contribute to understandings of race, especially…

Worship Your God With Love, Not Terror Ad (Videos)

Zain, a Kuwaiti telecom company, debuted an anti-terrorism television ad on Saturday to usher in Muslim holiday — the holiest month in the Muslim calendar — Ramadan. Telecom firm Zain’s video advertisement discourages Muslims from becoming…

The Powerful Anti-Terrorism Ad That's the Hit of Ramadan (Videos)

The month of Ramadan is a time of peak TV consumption in the Arab world, and in turn, peak TV ad budgets. So the Kuwaiti telecom company Zain decided to make to the most of the holy season with a powerful three-minute musical spot urging Arabs to…

Heineken | Worlds Apart | #OpenYourWorld (Videos)

Heinken’s ad features people who disagree on issues like climate change, feminism, and transgender rights. The ad shows them getting to know each other at first doing a task. Then, they are shown short videos that reveal their true opinions.…

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A Devotional Reflection on Race and Culture

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This is a short prayer guide by On Earth Peace, a non-profit organization (faith tradition of the Church of the Brethren, one of the historic peace churches).

Summary from the Guide: This prayer guide can be used individually or by a small…

A Personal Response to Racism

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In response to questions about being political, Wanda Beauman's letter to the Anti-Racism Team draws on her personal experiences to "single out a few concepts ... to clarify examples about the focus of our committee’s discussion regarding racism."…

The Canada experiment: is this the world's first "post-national" country?

When Justin Trudeau said ‘there is no core identity, no mainstream in Canada’, he was articulating a uniquely Canadian philosophy that some find bewildering, even reckless – but could represent a radical new model of nationhood.

How to support minorities during a wave of hate crimes

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Maeril, a Paris-based illustrator, film-maker and the creator of this guide writes: Following the model of my first guide about how to help when witnessing Islamophobia, here is a guide on how to be an ally to minorities in general: POCs, LGBTQIA+…