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Anti-Racism Resources

The list of resources below is intended to provide information for APSU community members who want to learn more about issues of systemic racism, privledge, and how to combat racism, on and off campus. The list is not exhaustive, but serves as a springboard for students, faculty, staff, and alumni to begin the work of undoing racism. 

Web Resources:
"Stop AAPI Hate" (Asian American, Pacific Islander)
https://stopaapihate.org/

"Asian Americans Advancing Justice"
https://www.advancingjustice-aajc.org/covid19

"Asian Mental Health Collective"
https://linktr.ee/asianmentalhealthcollective

"How to be an ally to Asian and Pacific Islander Communities"
https://www.onlinemswprograms.com/resources/how-to-be-an-ally-to-asian-pacific-islander-communities

“Anti-Racism Resources for White People”
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/preview?pru=AAABcpEFozo*uWG3918H4VSxyOZDZOvALA

“75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice”
https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

“Why you should stop saying ‘All Lives Matter,” explained in 9 different ways”
https://www.vox.com/2016/7/11/12136140/black-all-lives-matter?fbclid=IwAR09AxQv3ibUc9uSy_qsfD6K7J7QWYqVX_fvrennon8MXnuXu2tv-5kzsIc

"Understanding Implicit Bias"
https://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/a32745827/implicit-bias-video-peanut-butter-jelly/

Project Implicit from Harvard University
https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/education.html

College and University Professional Association for Human Resources-Diversity Resources
https://www.cupahr.org/knowledge-center/diversity-resources/

Institutionalized Racism: A Syllabus by JSTOR
https://daily.jstor.org/institutionalized-racism-a-syllabus/?fbclid=IwAR1bg15vB3-sHJyBaRP71G15kpeCwZWf7P8mGIxgUlleyOlZRFLB7uG-FUY

 "For Our White Friends Wanting to be Allies"
https://sojo.net/articles/our-white-friends-desiring-be-allies?fbclid=IwAR2W9cXpWEvrXAR2Tgq-PUJwjm-z5c7BYj9nvf9xUsBSeN6MtND5_dsxAZU

Books:
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

Raising Our Hands by Jenna Arnold

Redefining Realness by Janet Mock

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe Moraga

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson

 “The African American and Latinx History of the United States” by Paul Ortiz

“An Indigenous People’s History of the United States” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

 “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander

 “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir” by Asha Bandele, Patrisse Cullors

 “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America” by Richard Rothstein

Resources for Talking to Children about Race and Racism
Your Kids Aren't Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup
https://www.prettygooddesign.org/blog/Blog%20Post%20Title%20One-5new4?fbclid=IwAR13LHeXTFVyHoNzRrYqPiHzUDb-uHHghhUFifXztYZlqSHr9n96ix9szHA

 Anti-Racism For Kids 101: Starting To Talk About Race
https://booksforlittles.com/racial-diversity/?fbclid=IwAR03o0PqsyRfGvO_cOKxIVJzNct1dQHLDAWoQuc9_cIrMcD3p-MmwSzD42k

 Addressing Racial Injustice with Young Children
https://www.embracerace.org/resources/something-happened-in-our-town-addressing-racial-injustice-with-young-children?fbclid=IwAR1m0laFtqZfZEAE-qQGnB5VO90YhZsJ4O08sjfm8lYXmIFJTIspG3Gm1Yc

 Not My Idea
https://anastasiahigginbotham.com/not-my-idea/?fbclid=IwAR1qqFpbyaSOYDZmBr2s1FBKQOILhDNM-MKoyejBP_DeZZdiuRk_29b8Km8