Resources

Topic Watch Quick Reads Deeper Reads Listen

Anti-Racism Pedagogy

Tools for Anti-Racist Teaching, with Julia Torres, Dr. Bettina Love, Loira Limbal, PBS Learning Media (1 hour, 4 mins.)

Teaching & the N-word: Questions to Consider by Koritha Mitchell

Language of Appeasement by D-L Stewart

For: Anti-Racist Education by Audrey Thompson

An Open Letter to a Parent Afraid of Anti-Racist Education by Christina Torres

Six Lenses for Anti-Oppressive Education: Partial Stories, Improbable Conversations, Second Edition by Kevin Kumashiro

The N-word in the Classroom: Just Say NO by Koritha Mitchell (45 mins.)

The "Cultural Tax" and the "Identity Tax"

 

Cultural Taxation: Its Toll Inside and Outside of Academia by Bella Pratt

'We Need a Woman, We Need a Black Woman': Gender, Race, and Identity Taxation in the Academy by Laura E. Hirshfield & Tiffany D. Joseph

 

Recognizing WOC in Academia

 

Interview: Corporatization of Universities Leads to Increased Academic Career Bias by Mark Karlin

Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class in Academia edited by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, Yolanda Flores Niemann, Carmen G. Gonzalez and Angela P. Harris

 

Abolition

 

What is Abolition and Why Do We Need It? by Reina Sultan and Micah Herskind

Political Possibilities: Black Feminism Offers a Path to Abolition by Elizabeth Jordie Davies

A World Without Police Study Guide

If You're New to Abolition: Study Group Guide by AbolitionJournal

 

Healing Justice

What is 'Healing Justice'? By Stacy Chen and Will Linendoll (4 mins.)

Effective Allyship: A Transgender Take on Intersectionality with Ashlee Marie Preston (15:33 mins.)

An End to Self-Care by B.Loewe

What it Means to Center "Healing Justice in Wellness by Krysten Peck

Healing Justice is How We Can Sustain Black Lives by Prentice Hemphill

Healing Resistance: A Radically Different Response to Harm by Kazu Haga

Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson

Healing Resistance: A Radically Different Response to Harm by Irresistible (60 mins.)  

Microaggressions

Why Getting a Student's Name Right Matters with Hari Sreenivasan (19 mins.) 

"You Don't Look Like a Professor" by Nichole M. Garcia

What's In a Name? Kind Of A Lot by Brokey McPoverty

How We Pronounce Student Names and Why it Matters by Jennifer Gonzalez

Microaggressions and Philosophy edited by Lauren Freeman and Jeanine Weekes Schroer

Racial Microaggressions: Using Critical Race Theory to Respond to Everyday Racism by Daniel Solorzano and Lindsay Perez Huber

 

White Allyship

Turn Performative Wokeness Into Allyship with Layla Saad (2:02 mins.)

Screaming in the Silence: How to be an ally, not a savior with Graciela Mohamedi 

On Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, Black People Don't Even Have Basic Safety: How YOU Can Prevent Another Breonna Taylor by Taharee Jackson

I'm White and I'm Outraged by Ahmaud Arbery's Murder. Now What? By Taharee Jackson

How to Be an Ally if You Are a Person with Privilege by Frances E. Kendall

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla Saad 

Layla Saad on her book 'Me and White Supremacy' (5:17 mins.)

Land Acknowledgment

 

Why is Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Important? by Native Governance Center

Native Land Digital Map

National Congress of American Indians

Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask by Anton Treuer

 

 

 

EVENTS

DECEMBER

12/3, 11-8pm: The Institute of Black Intellectual Innovation: Innovative Art Futures Conference

October

10/28, 12-1pm: Leading with Justice Speaker Series-- Dean Maureen Gillette

10/21, 12-1pm: Leading with Justice Speaker Series-- Dr. Gloria Ladsen-Billings

10/14, 12-1pm: Leading with Justice Speaker Series-- Dr. Kevin Kumashiro

10/10, 10:30-11:30am: Leading with Justice Speaker Series-- Assemblymember Jose Medina

10/7, 12-1pm: Leading with Justice Speaker Series-- Professor Richard Milner, IV

10/1, various: UC & CSU Statewide Day of Action--Cops Off Campus

 

September

9/30, 6-7:30pm: Policing Past, Present, Future

9/28, 6-7:30pm: Why We Must Abolish The Police