Starting out, some resources I used on my own journey:
- “Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Peggy McIntosh. Written in 1988 & still important.
- “Understanding White Privilege” by Frances Kendall. You can download her handouts online.
- “Dismantling Racism” by Western States Center. Download here: http://www.westernstatescenter.org/tools-and-resources/Tools/Dismantling%20Racism. (Western States has an annual conference for activists at Reed College, usually includes at least one workshop on racial justice. I first encountered Theatre of the Oppressed at CSTI.)
- “Learning to Be White: Money, Race and God in America” by Thandeka
- A newer book and a must-read: “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander
Resources from other groups:
- Beyond Whiteness – terrific resources, videos & more from Robert Jensen
- Resources for Doing Our Own Work – annotated list from Allies for Change
- Resources for Racial Justice Advocacy – from SURJ
- Guidelines for Being Strong White Allies by Paul Kivel
My friend Silvana suggests these books:Roblox Free Unlimited Robux and Tix
“Methodology of the Oppressed” by Chela Sandoval. Silvana says: “Angela Davis wrote the foreword. It was one of my textbooks at PSR in Berkeley. One of the quotes in the book stuck with me: “The range of contemporary critical theories suggests that it is from those who have suffered the sentence of history – subjugation, domination, diaspora, displacement – that we learn our most enduring lessons for living and thinking.” – Homi Bhabha”
“Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys” by Victor M. Rios. Silvana says: “The author grew up in the ghetto of Oakland, California in the 1980s and 90s. A former gang member and juvenile delinquent, he earned a PhD at Berkeley and returned to this hometown to study the difficult lives of young men facing violence, exclusion, and mass incarceration. I use his story and another book he wrote, “Street Life” in my work with incarcerated youths.”
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