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  • Collection: Anti-racist Identity

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 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--SD.mp4
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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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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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…

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’ at…

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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…

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…

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.…

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)…

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…

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…

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

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…

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 List of 13 books published between 1958 and 2002.

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…

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, 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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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 seven…

“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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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…

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 much…

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,…

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…

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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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 every…

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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racism-and-its-effits.pdf
The Reverend Dr. Stephen H. Furrer, Interim Minister, Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica, California explores in a 6 page talk how the -isms of oppression ableism, ageism, anti-semitism, classicism, racism, sexism, and more such…

53 mins Listen / Download Can we talk? Extended interview with Jennifer Harvey.Many white parents have never learned how to talk about race and racism with their kids. Silence perpetuates racism—but it can be hard to know how to start. This hour-long…

30 minutes Listen. Download available. Debby Irving is a racial justice educator and author of the book Waking Up White. She talks about the way her world was shaken when she began understanding the extent to which her whiteness has been crucial to…

34 minutes Listen. An episode from Code Switch. Excerpt: What do kids want to talk about when it's just them and their thoughts? That's the question NPR's education team has set out to answer with the Student Podcast Challenge since it launched last…

Book review of How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi (One World, 320 pp., $27.00). "A lauded book about antiracism is wrong on its facts and in its assumptions."

2ndEdGrowingaPersonalAntiracistVoiceAndIdentityUpdated.pdf
This anti-racism study takes approximately 90 minutes to complete and may be done individually or in small groups by downloading the text (15 pages) or as an online study. Contents include: Invitation, Prayer for Illumination, Outcomes Glossary…

A 28-page guide of activities and prompts for guiding a team through recognizing anti-Black biases and creating plans for challenging and dismantling those biases.

From the AORTA site: When we participate in a democratic workplace or collective,…

Website hosted by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Includes essays and resources defining and discussing types of racism, methods for moving toward being anti-racist, questions for reflection, and…

Research article. Published in Open Cultural Studies 2019; 3: 1-14AbstractThis paper considers aspects of the rise of neo-fascist political sentiment across Europe. It suggests that an appropriate political response to those developments must involve…

Creolization offers a way of envisioning a future through interplay between cultural diversity, injustice and oppression, and intersectionality. Becoming Creoles prepares followers of Jesus to live in a world where injustice is real and cultural…

The Myth Of Equality | Is It A Moral Responsibility To Think About Privilege? By Ken Wystma

Ken Wystma is part of a fun experiment exploring what a classical education in college means for Christian Discipleship. This is a video of his talk…

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The Process to Political Mobilization in Five College Capitalism-thesis.pdf
A Thesis Presented by Caitlin B. Homrich, Submitted to the Graduate School of the University of Massachusetts Amherst in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS, February 2017, Department of Anthropology.

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FinalPARVI.pdf
This is an 18-page 90 minutes anti-racism study about racialization. It includes a glossary with terms and definitions for 16 words, three poems, and several reflection questions. It can be done individually, with a friend, small group or large…

Dietrich Kirk and Andrew Zirschky are "white youth workers working in predominantly white contexts, where discussions of racism are all too rare (something that must change)." They denounce silence about white supremacy and encourage conversations…

"When you're fighting hatred, hatred's not the thing to use. " White Flour is a masterful retelling and poetic recounting of the Coup Clutz Clowns real-life, humor-filled action against a hate group's march (real-life event on May 26, 2007 when…

AudreyThompsonAntiracistWorkZones.pdf
This is a thoughtful critique of anti-racist education. Using the free-ways metaphor Audrey Thompson notes the major ways in which anti-racism education is offered in the United States: Freirean Freeway; Hybridity Highway; Race Traitor tollway;…

LawrenceBlumSharedValuesParticularIdentitiesAntiRacistEducation.pdf
Excerpt: In this essay, I would like to address some issues on educating about, and against, racism. Nationally prominent moral educators in the United States (such as those connected with the character education movement) have generally given…

DismantlingRacismAResourceBook.pdf
This resource book is a compilation of materials designed to supplement a Dismantling Racism workshop. Because this resource book is never complete please download the latest version from the Western States Center's website. The version here was…

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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…

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 suicide or…