The Office of Diversity & Inclusion has provided resources to help you, your families and communities put into context the issues surrounding antiracism. The resources below include short articles, videos, podcasts and books.
Videos and websites:
Greater Good Science Center antiracism resources:
(This resource has many good, accessible articles that reference research directly.)
Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) resources:
Imagine Fox Cities Conversations on Race resources:
Smithsonian's National Museum and African-American History and Culture
https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/ (Episode 2 is especially recommended.)
Race and policing:
(It is recommended that the first two articles in this section be read together.)
Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People
Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do
How to Be an Antiracist
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Make Your Home Among Strangers
(This is a novel. The other books are nonfiction.)
Black Lives Matters Summer Read List:
ARWAG Readings and Resources
The Anti-Racist White Affinity Group, one of LU’s employee resource groups, is hosting anti-racism discussion groups as part of its work of supporting white faculty and staff in taking responsibility for learning about racism and developing an antiracist practice. Learn more about ARWAG here.
Discussion Series #1 - Racism, Policing, and the Carceral State
Discussion Series #2 - Racism, Medical Care, and Health Outcomes
Structural Racism Does Not Wear A White Hood File
Reproducing Racism: a podcast episode by Reveal
Vox: How Medical Bias Against Black People Is shaping COVID-19 Treatment and Care
Discussion Series #3 - Practical Allyship
10 Counterproductive Behaviors of Well-Intentioned People
Excerpt from I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in A World Made for Whiteness File
(book excerpt available on ARWAG Moodle.)
Oops. I said something racist and got called out. What can I say instead of getting defensive?
Going to a protest? De-center your whiteness and follow Black leadership.