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Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies: Teaching and Assessing Writing for a Socially Just Future

"How does a college writing instructor investigate racism in his classroom writing assessment practices, then design writing assessments so that racism is not only avoided but antiracism is promoted?" In Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies, Asao…

Asian-Latino Identity And Cultural Exploration Through Travel…And Food

Cynthia Mari Orozco, Librarian-in-Residence, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California writes about the role of food in her own identity. "Food is a powerful and subtle way in which communities share their culture, history, and identity…

Baltimore Teens Find A Path Away From Violence Through Identity Projects

Ofori-Atta reports on a pair of sociologists who explain how nurturing kids' passions — whether for anime, customizing cars, or raising pigeons — has the power to reduce illegal behaviors.

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Becoming like Creoles : living and leading at the intersections of injustice, culture, and religion

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…

Becoming-Black: Patterns and Politics of West-German Afro-Americanophilia in the late 1960s

In the late 1960s, African American culture and politics provided ‘lines of flight’ (Deleuze and Guattari) from outdated modes of subjectivity for many ‘white’ Germans; appropriating culture politics, and experimenting with forms of symbolically…

Behind the scenes at Rising Up With Sonali (Videos)

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Rising Up with Sonali is an independent daily 1-hour radio and television show. All their stories can be watched and listened from their website. This video is a 5 min look behind the scenes that describes how the daily radio and video show gets…

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Beloved Illustrator Blasted By Fans Over Ferguson Artwork

In August 2014, Mary Engelbriet, the illustrator of many children's books and a line of greeting cards, posted a piece of anti-racism art on her Facebook page in response to the unrest that rocked her hometown, St. Louis–area town of Ferguson. The…

Bias Free Guidelines: PW /Horizons Stylesheet Addendum

BiasFreeGuidelines.pdf
Bias Free Guidelines for writing with inclusive and socially just language. Written to help writers and editors of the award-winning PW magazine, Horizons, these guidelines have a golden rule: Identify a person the way she or he asks to be…

Black Lives Matter in Community Psychology

Black Lives Matter in Community Psychology by Dominique Thomas and Allana Zuckerman (open access article). Community Psychology in Global Perspective, v4 n2 (2018): 1-8 Members of the African diaspora have faced systemic anti-Black violence in…

Black Lives Matter: Race, Resistance and Populist Protest

10 page Syllabus for Fall 2016, Frank Roberst course, New York University. 6 Required Texts, 5 Required Films and list of Weekly Topics.

From the killings of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri; to the suspicious death of activist…

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Black Youth Project

The Black Youth Project was a national research project launched in 2004 that examined the attitudes,resources, and culture of African American youth ages 15 to 25, exploring how these factors and others influence the decision-making, norms, and…

Building an Inclusive, Caring Community: Unveiling Perception and the Christian Identity

Handout from Forum 1 on Anti-racism, Presbyterian Women of the Synod Summer Conference, Chapman University July 2016. Contents include: brief definitions of racism and anti-racism, including distinctions between the new and the old forms of both;…

Can "White" People Be Saved? Triangulating Race, Theology, and Mission by Love L. Sechrest, Johnny Ramirez-Johnson, and Amos Yong. Downers Grove, Ill: InterVarsity Press, 2018.

Can “White” People Be Saved? Triangulating Race, Theology, and Mission. Edited by Love Sechrist, Ramirez-Johnson, and Yong (IVP Books, 2018). E-book available.From the Publisher's Book Website, Contributions by Willie James Jennings, Andrea Smith,…

Can a Cushite change his skin?: An examination of race, ethnicity, and othering in the Hebrew Bible

Explores the ethnicity of the Cushites in the Hebrew Bible. This book uses historical critical methodologies in the exegesis of biblical passages containing references to Cush-related terms, often producing fresh interpretations of these texts. …

Caste, Class, and Race: A Study in Social Dynamics by Oliver Cromwell Cox (New York, Doubleday, 1948)

xvii, 672 pages. To download a digital copy of the 1959 edition or to browse online go to: https://archive.org/details/casteclassracest00coxoContents:PrefaceIntroductionProloguePart 1: CastePart 2: ClassPart 3: Race - begins with a chapter on The…

CEDAW Local Ordinance Template

A sample CEDAW ordinance that any city can use as a template to adopt and pass CEDAW

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…

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An American Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) living in Columbia describes issues of racial/ethnic identity on her blog From Clamor to Timbre.

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Choose Your Own Identity

Bonnie Tsui in this essay in The New York Times Magazine describes her struggle to explain the concept of race vs. culture and heritage to her 5-year old son, triggered by his comment, "You're Chinese. I'm not. But I eat Chinese food." Tsui is a…

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Christian Hegemony (website)

Kivel defines Christian hegemony as the everyday, systematic set of Christian values, individuals and institutions that dominate all aspects of US society. Nothing is unaffected.

This website is part of a larger project to help people recognize,…

Cities for CEDAW

Rupsi Burman explains the Cities for CEDAW program briefly.

Cities for CEDAW Program - V2.2

Several organizations in Orange County, CA have come together to implement Cities for CEDAW in their cities. This document outlines the history and the strategy for doing so.

Classified as White: Historical Insights into the Racial Classifications of Americans of Middle Eastern & North African Descent (Videos)

Dr. Randa A. Kayyali from the Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University about the intersections of religion and race for immigrants in the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century.

"I'd like to thank Muhannad…

Code Switch : Race and Identity, Remixed (NPR) (Podcasts)

A team of journalists who claim they are definitely not post-racial! Fascinated by the overlapping themes of race, ethnicity and culture, how they play out in our lives and communities, and how all of this is shifting, they tell stories and spark…

Coded Messages, Dog Whistles, and Stereotype Threat: When what we say is not what we mean

Presented at Big Tent, July 30 - August 1, 2015, University of Tennessee Conference Center, Knoxville, TN.

Definitions and examples of coded messages, dog whistles, micro aggressions, and stereotype threat are given. Readings and videos…

Colours of Resistance Archive

This is the archival website of Colours of Resistance! This collection of articles and resources documents the Colours of Resistance movement's history and help in advancing anti-racism analysis and organizing.

Colours of Resistance (COR) was a…

Comfort Women = Sex Slaves #CSW60

A photo record of Ecumenical Women at CSW60 (March 16, 2016) learning to witness to the truth of 'comfort women.'

Contact Info For OC Cities for CEDAW

Rupsi Burman, chair of OC Cities for CEDAW taskforce provides contact information and invites you to come aboard!

Convictions About Racism in the United States of America

In 1968 several individuals, including Horace Seldon, created Community Change Inc. (CCI). With its mission of working against racism and for racial justice, CCI has focused on institutional manifestations of white racism.

As founding director for…

Council endorses women's rights initiative

The Orange County Register reports that "Laguna Woods has become the first city in the OC to adopt a human relations treaty aimed at ending discrimination against women." Includes a photo of the Orange County Cities for CEDAW Task Force with the…

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…

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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Dalit Nation

Dalit Nation is a website of resources that takes its name from the self-determined name Dalits use instead of the term Untouchable. It means broken people, broken under caste but still determined to survive. DALIT NATION is the blog of Thenmozhi…

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 every…

Decolonizing Antiracism

Lawrence and Dua discuss how Aboriginal people and perspectives have historically been excluded from anti-racism movements, and how anti-racism can be de-colonized and indigenous people groups included using critical race, feminism, and indigeneity.

Deeper Love: Faithful Rhetoric for Progressive Social Change

The Deeper Love web pages, also available as a print book from Amazon, provide resources to congregations to help embody Jesus' way of compassion and justice in our world. The author,Jim Burklo is the Associate Dean of Religious Life, University of…

Discipleship and Diversity in the Bible

DiscipleshipAndDiversityintheBible.pdf
Key Bible verses to guide Christian discipleship in a plural and multicultural society. Includes a reflection question for the EasterTide season (Paschal Time) as well as the Serenity Prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr.

Dismantling Racism: A Resource Book for Social Change Groups

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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Disrupting Racism: Next Steps (Presentation slides and text, Handout, Story with Lesson)

DisruptingRacismHandout.pdf
Educational Opportunity presented at The 2018 PW Gathering. Aug. 4th Anti-racism workshop / educational opportunity at PW Gathering 2018, Louisville, KY.

Description: This experience-based workshop will help participants gain a deeper…

Diversity in Theological Education

45 pages. PDF. The mission of The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada is to promote the improvement and enhancement of theological schools to the benefit of communities of faith and the broader public.

Diversity Terms

This is a glossary of "Multicultural Relations Diversity Terms" from the website of the Princeton Theological Seminary's Office of Multicultural Relations is "an introduction and an educational resource provided by The National Multicultural…

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Don't Listen To Me (Music Video)

This is the first song on the album Excellent by LA native, Propaganda, a poet, political activist, husband, father, academic, & emcee. Propaganda is a part of Humble Beast a family of creatives, pastors, writers, theologians, and musicians who…

Embracing God's Diversity

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Language and images are powerful ways to practice anti-racism, bring social change, and dismantle racism. Yet, we continue to use color labels such as "white people" "women of color" and "blacks.” This often perpetuates divisions and guilt rather…

Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico plays critical role in changing face of denomination

Theological education in the PC(USA) is shifting to support and embrace diversity. The denomination is increasing its efforts to become more global as well as to reach Latin@ populations through the historic partnership signified by the presence of…

Facing Racism: A Vision of the Intercultural Community Anti-racism Guides

This series of six antiracism study guides is appropriate for an hour-long conversation among adults or teens (one per week over 6 weeks). They provide a pedagogical tool for empowering church communities to have important conversations about race…

Facing Racism: A Vision of the Intercultural Community Churchwide Antiracism Policy

This is the new churchwide anti-racism policy of the Presbyterian Church (USA) submitted for approval at the 222nd General Assembly (2016). 21 pages (with blank pages at end for Notes).

Statements include:
The Bible insistently reveals that God…