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:

Understanding race:
http://sparqtools.org/raceworks-videos/ 

https://www.pbs.org/race/000_General/000_00-Home.htm
 
Interview with experts:
https://www.cbsnews.com/video/authors-robin-diangelo-and-ibram-x-kendi-on-how-to-become-aware-of-privilege/#x

Greater Good Science Center antiracism resources:
https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/antiracist_resources_from_greater_good
(This resource has many good, accessible articles that reference research directly.)

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) resources:
https://www.splcenter.org/20150125/speak-responding-everyday-bigotry

Imagine Fox Cities Conversations on Race resources: 
https://imaginefoxcities.com/conversations-on-race/

Smithsonian's National Museum and African-American History and Culture  
https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race

Podcasts:

Whiteness:
https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/ (Episode 2 is especially recommended.)
 
Race and policing:
https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5ucHIub3JnLzUxMDMxOC9wb2RjYXN0LnhtbA/episode/ZTRmMDg1ODItZDJhYS00MmRkLWE1M2ItOWU4NmVjZGM4OTVh?hl=en&ep=6

Articles:

Privilige:
(It is recommended that the first two articles in this section be read together.)
https://www.racialequitytools.org/resourcefiles/mcintosh.pdf
 
https://www.champaignschools.org/sites/default/files/meetings/add_docs/Explaining%20white%20privelege%20to%20a%20broke%20white%20person.pdf
 
History:
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html
 
Allyship:
https://www.vox.com/2020/6/2/21278123/being-an-ally-racism-george-floyd-protests-white-people
 
https://everydayfeminism.com/2013/11/things-allies-need-to-know/
 
https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

Books:

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:
http://guides.lib.lawrence.edu/c.php?g=765553&p=7627935

A list of Black-owned bookstores you can shop online

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.