Readings for Adults
From the RAISING RACE CONSCIOUS KIDS IN AND AROUND OAK PARK Facebook Group, shared with permission.
I don't Discuss Racism with White People
I am a White Woman and I must Confront my Racism
The Racism Blindfold
“Hands Up, Don't Shoot!”
Preparing Students for Difficult Conversations
DVD: Come Walk in My Shoes
Your racist friend
Whites Only: SURJ And The Caucasian Invasion Of Racial Justice Spaces
10 things all allies need to know
18 things white should do or know before discussing racism
"Waking Up White" by Debby Irving
No we wont calm down
On tone policing
How to deal with being called out
Black people are not here to teach you
7 reasons why reverse racism does not exist
10 quotes to perfectly explain racism to people who claim they are color blind
Where is “I am not your negro”?
White and waking up to a horrible reality
We cannot walk alone: the white parent’s role in ending racism
The corrupt system that killed laquan mcdonald
You don't have to apologize for being white
Ta-Nehisi Coates on Why Whites Like His Writing
9 TED talks to help you understand racism in America
11 common ways white folks avoid taking responsibility for racism in the US
No, Affirmative Action Isn’t Racist Against White People – And Here’s Why
10 Ways Well-Meaning White Teachers Bring Racism Into Our Schools
Eight Things White Parents Should Teach About Black People
How privileged are you?
I just couldn’t trust a diverse suburb [Oak Park] with my Black daughter’s education
Is this how discrimination ends?
How not to accidentally raise a racist
Your five-year-old is already racially-biased. Here’s what you can do about it.
How parents widen or shrink academic gaps
How does race affect a student’s math education?
How to overcome your bias? Walk boldly towards them
Intent vs impact: why your intentions don't really matter
Blind spots: your brain on auto pilot
White People: I Don’t Want You To Understand Me Better, I Want You To Understand Yourselves
Letter to Young Sisters of Color
4 Reasons Why Being Pro-Black Isn’t the Same as Being Anti-White
‘Not All White People' and Derailing Conversations
17 Books On Race Every White Person Needs To Read