There is a lot to think about in this video lecture by David C. Wilson, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy from Robert Reich’s Wealth and Poverty class at U.C. Berkeley. It’s about the science behind racial resentment and justice. It surprised me by alluding to psychological similarities between people who want to keep our structurally racist systems and people to want to get rid of them – both appeal to a sense of fairness but with very different results.
The Lie That Invented Racism
This is an interesting TED talk about the roots of racism.
For Thinking And, More Importantly, Taking About Racism
Samaria Rice, ACLU create booklet in Tamir’s memory to teach kids what to do when they encounter cops | cleveland.com
It’s a shame that it’s necessary and it is (still) an outrage that justice has eluded Tamir and his family and community.
10 Examples That Prove White Privilege Protects White People in Every Aspect Imaginable | Everyday Feminism
This article was published in 2015. It’s still relevant, though the numbers have certainly changed.
Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis | Justin Onwenu | Opinion | The Guardian
It will take all of us (some of us kicking and screaming) to make progress on our intertwined justice goals – environmental, racial, economic, etc.
“We must bring to the table an understanding that we don’t have to agree on every political issue to work together towards building a better future for all of us.“
The 1619 Project Curriculum | Pulitzer Center
Teaching Hard History: Grades K-5 | Teaching Tolerance
The is a lot here and it will take some tonne to go through.
Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo: What it takes to be racially literate | TED Talk
“Implicit Bias is the process of associating stereotypes or attitudes towards categories of people without conscious awareness.”
Source: Don’t Talk about Implicit Bias Without Talking about Structural Racism