Reading Suggestions


Abrahams, M. (2020, June 4). I am racist, I vow to end racism. Tricycle. Retrieved from 

Ali, F. (2020, June 11). Racism is a mental health crisis. Here’s how to fight it. Huffpost. Retrieved from

Alexander, E. (2020, June 15). The Trayvon generation. The New Yorker. Retrieved from

Ao, B. (2020, June 25). Black trans communities suffer a greater mental-health burden from discrimination and violence. The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved from

Baldwin, J. (1962, November 10). Letter from a region in my mind. The New Yorker. Retrieved from

Bragg, K. (2021, March 18). ‘We keep it alive in our culture’: The legacy of U.S. policy, violence against Asian American women. The 19th. Retrieved from

Brockell, G. (2021, March 18). The long, ugly history of anti-Asian racism and violence in the U.S. The Washington Post. Retrieved from

Cadet, D. (2020, May 28). Your black colleagues may look like they’re okay – Chances are they’re not. Refinery29. Retrieved from

Cargle, R. E. (2019, November 21). How to talk to your family about racism on Thanksgiving. Harpers Bazaar. Retrieved from

Cargle, R. E. (2019, April 16). Why you need to stop saying “All Lives Matter.” Harpers Bazaar. Retrieved from

Cargle, R. E. (2018, October 16). How racism and patriarchy is taught at school. Harpers Bazaar. Retrieved from

Cargle, R. E. (2018, August 16). When feminism is white supremacy in heels. Harpers Bazaar. Retrieved from 

Clifton, D. (2014, September 27). 10 simple ways white people can step up to fight everyday racism. Everyday Feminism. Retrieved from 

Cowan, J. (2021, March 19). Looking at the rise of anti-Asian racism in the pandemic. The New York Times. Retrieved from

Dowd, T. (2020, June 19). Black therapists have been working overtime since the police killed George Floyd. Vice. Retrieved from

Garcia, S. E. (2020, June 17). Where did BIPOC come from? New York Times. Retrieved from 

Glass, K. (2020, June 10). The pandemic’s mental health impact is dangerous for new moms. Especially black mom. The Washington Post. Retrieved from

Gonsalves, K. (2020, June 22). How to talk to parents about racism: 7 recommendations from therapists. Retrieved from

Guzmán, M. (2016, March 30). Black farmers in Detroit are growing their own food. But they’re having trouble owning the land. The World. Retrieved from

Hannah-Jones, N. (2020, June 26). What is owed. New York Times Magazine. Retrieved from

Jefferson, H., Neuner, F. G., & Pasek, J. (2020, June 10). Black Americans support the Floyd protests. Whites are divided. Here’s why. Retrieved from

Lester, N. A. (2020, June 16). “No, I am not OK.” Thanks for asking. Teaching Tolerance. Retrieved from

Lincourt, T., Ross, R. & McCloskey, C. (2021, April). Restorative justice in Indian Country. APA Division 18. Retrieved from 

Lopez, G. (2016, July 11). Why you should stop saying “all lives matter,” explained in 9 different way. Vox. Retrieved from

Kendi, I. X. (2020, May 12). Who gets to be afraid in America? The Atlantic. Retrieved from

Mason, B. (2020, June 10). Making people aware of their implicit biases doesn’t usually change minds. Buts here’s what does work. PBS NewsHour. Retrieved from

Morris, N. (2020, June 12). The emotional impact of watching white people wake up to racism in real-time. Metro. Retrieved from 

New York Times. (2020, June 13). A discussion about how to reform policing. New York Times. Retrieved from

New Yorker. (2020, June 14). Kadir Nelson’s “Say Their Names.” The New Yorker. Retrieved from 

Noor, P. (2020, May 31). Being black while in nature: ‘You’re an endangered species.’ The Guardian. Retrieved from 

Rice, J. (2020, June 21). The difference between first-degree racism and third-degree racism. The Atlantic. Retrieved from

Silverstein, J. (2019, December 20). Why we published the 1619 project. The New York Times. Retrieved from

Strazewski, L. (2020, June 8). Why police brutality is a matter of public health. American Medical Association. Retrieved from

Teaching Tolerance. (2014). Teaching about race, racism and police violence. Teaching Tolerance. Retrieved from 

Van der Valk, A. (2019). You and white supremacy: A challenge to educators. Teaching Tolerance. Retrieved from

Venkatraman, S. (2020, June 11). How to talk to your Asian immigrant parents about racism. NBC News. Retrieved from

Wallis, C. (2020, June 12). Why racism, not race, is a risk factor for dying of COVID-19. Scientific American. Retrieved from 

White, G. B. (2020, June 16). How did we get here? The Atlantic. Retrieved from 

Willoughby, V. (2020, January 13). On being comfortable with discomfort: Tiffany Jewell explains what it means to be anti-racist. School Library Journal. Retrieved from

Websites & Working Documents

Academics For Black Lives

Black Lives Matter

Dismantling Racism Works Web Workbook 

Flicker, S. S., & Klein, A. (2020, May). Anti-racism resources. Retrieved from

National Museum of African American History & Culture, & Smithsonian Talking About Race

Stamborski, A., Zimmermann, N., & Gregory, B. (2020, June 12). Working document for scaffolding anti-racism resources. Retrieved from*oTKMdqyOHxx_3-BqiLiKWg 

Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University. 12th Street Detroit: Detroit’s 1967 civil unrest. Retrieved from


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