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American Identities: Reflections and Provocations from SUNY-Fredonia and Students

These are student blog posts from AMST/ENGL 296: American Identities taught by Professor Bruce Neal Simon at SUNY-Fredonia (Spring 2006 - ?)

An Equity Profile of Orange County (2019)

121 pages. Extensives figures, illustrations, data drawn from Policy Link and PERE's Equitable Growth Indicators Database, U.S. Census and the National Equity Atlas. While the nation is projected to become a people-of-color majority by the year 2044,…

Anti-blackness and Christian Ethics (Infographics)

This is an image that was created for and posted on the E.M. White Library Facebook page (July 18, 2020). It is a book recommendation.Here's the text that accompanied the post. In recent years black love has emerged as the moral heart of racial…

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.

Anti-racism and Mission

Laura Mariko Cheifetz was the 2016 keynote speaker at the Presbytery of Los Ranchos (Southern California) Mission Summit in Tustin, Feb. 6, 2016. This is the complete text of her talk as well as the handout with the Full Cycle of Mission of graphic…

Anti-racism and Religion: Resources Recommended by Members of the Atlantis Discussion List

This is a shared Google doc listing of the resources contributed by members of the ATLANTIS Discussion List, in response to Megan Welsh's call for anti-racism books and information resources. Currently, Megan has the spreadsheet set so anyone with…

Anti-racism Digital Library Glossary,

The Glossary of the Anti-racism Digital Library

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.

Anti-racist Work Zones

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;…

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…


Antiracism, Pedagogy, and the Development of Affirmative White Identities Among Evangelical College Students

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This qualitative study analyzes how evangelical college students make meaning of whiteness, and how they develop identities that promote anti-racism. After being exposed to anti-racist ideas in the classroom, students described whiteness as…


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…

Archival Amnesty: In Search of Black American Transitional and Restorative Justice


Archives as memory institutions have a collective mandate to document and preserve a national cultural heritage. Recently, American archives and archivists have come under fire for pervasive homogeneity - for privileging, preserving, and…

Arise My Fair One: Journeying with the Divine Beloved in Dark Times

This is the text of a talk given by Dr. Wendy Farley at the Companions on the Inner Way Retreat, August 2020. 17 pages unnumbered. 5,146 words. Full Title: "Arise My Fair One:” Thoughts on Radical Compassion and Contemplation In the Work Against…


ASALH is the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Inc.Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham of Harvard University is the ASALH President.Established on September 9, 1915 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, we are the Founders of Black…

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.


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…


Being Anti-Racist

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…

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

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 Desi History

From the website: South Asians and African Americans have been standing up for each other for over a century. These are the histories we were never taught. By Anirvan Chatterjee (@anirvan) of the Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour.…

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…


Black Theology Reading Group Resource List

Black Theology Reading Group Resource List. Includes books the group is reading as well as podcasts, web resources, and more.

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. …

Carter G. Woodson, The Father of Black History Month

The origins of Black History Month date back to 1926, when a historian named Carter G. Woodson spearheaded “Negro History Week.”

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: 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.


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…


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…

Collective Responsibility: Seeking Equity for Contingent Labor in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

This white paper was produced as one of the outcomes of the first meeting of the IMLS grant-funded Collective Responsibility: National Forum on Labor Practices for Grant-Funded Digital Position. In it, the authors describe their methodology for…

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.'

Coming Out Stories

Debra Mumford shares her coming out story. (2 pages)

Community Organizing

Description and how-to of community organizing for the cause for justice. Source URL: