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Antiracism Resources: Students & Community

Resources and information on antiracism

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"Twelve Minutes and a Life" by Mitchell S. Jackson, freelance contributor, Runner’s World

“The Death of George Floyd, in Context” by Jelani Cobb for The New Yorker 

"Challenging Police Violence...while Black" by Andrew Chung, Lawrence Hurley, Andrea Januta, Jaimi Dowdell and Jackie Botts of Reuters

"Should negative things about the U.S. be taught?" From the Institute for Public Accuracy

“Of Course There Are Protests. The State Is Failing Black People” by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor for the New York Times 

“This Is How Loved Ones Want Us To Remember George Floyd” by Alisha Ebrahimji for CNN 

You Shouldn’t Need a Harvard Degree to Survive Birdwatching While Black” by Samuel Getachew for the Washington Post 

“George Floyd Could Have Been My Brother” by Rita Omokha for Elle 

“The Case for Reparations” by Ta-Nehisi Coates for The Atlantic

"The American Nightmare" by Ibram X. Kendi

“How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change” by Barack Obama 

I Was the Mayor of Minneapolis and I Know Our Cops Have a Problem” by R.T. Rybak 

The Problem of Speaking for Others” by Linda Alcoff 

"Performing Whiteness"  by Sarah Bellamy, The Paris Review

The Combahee River Collective Statement 

"Agenda Seeding: How 1960s Black Protests Moved Elites, Public Opinion and Voting" by Omar Wasow 

“Moderate Liberals’ Weak Case Against Riots” by Ruan Cooper for The Week 

“When All Lives Matter” by Ianna Hawkins Owen 

“Facing and Fighting Transphobic Violence for Both the Living and the Dead: CeCe McDonald and Brandy Martell” by Ianna Hawkins Owen 

“Before Us the Open Grave: Responses to Bay Area Police Brutality and the Defense of Black Life” by Ianna Hawkins Owen 


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