Ok people! I know it is tough out there trying to navigate through the scary world wide web for resources on race and diversity. Luckily, I like you and want to help you learn how to be a better ally, how to understand whiteness and privilege, how to be antiracist, and how to start conversations with your kids about race. Go through the resources and read or watch a few of them. The insight you gain will help you when in conversations with people about these subjects. It will allow you to have better answers to race-based questions people will pose. Enjoy and this will be updated regularly.
Are you not sure of where to start with creating an inclusive culture within your department? If this is the issue please click on my Allyship Handout to get questions of what to ask of yourself and your department.
Now looking for next steps? Are you in need of more language to help facilitate uncomfortable conversation such as:
1. I’m really nervous/scared/uncomfortable saying this and/but …
2. From my experience/perspective as (identity) …
3. I’m afraid I may offend someone, and please let know if I do, but …
4. It feels risky to say this and/but …
Or, are you interested in the more detailed questions to ask of your department to create a truly inclusive culture? If so, please click on my Next Steps Handout to find the assistance needed to dig a little deeper.
13th Amendment- Netflix
Color blind or color brave?
How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them
How to raise a black son in America
The urgency of intersectionality
Get comfortable with being uncomfortable
Implicit Bias — how it affects us and how we push through
How microaggressions are like mosquito bites
We need to talk about an injustice
25 Mini-Films for Exploring Race, Bias and Identity With Students
When to Take a Stand and When to Let It Go?
‘Against All Odds’ Is Required Viewing for White Progressives – Talk Poverty
Jane Elliott speaks on racism white supremacy
Tim Wise: On White Privilege (Clip)
We all have implicit biases. So what can we do about it?
Unpacking the biases that shape our beliefs
What is Allyship? Why Can’t I be an Ally?
The Anti-Oppression Network
Privilege and Allyship
So You Call Yourself an Ally: 10 Things All ‘Allies’ Need to Know