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This organization's stated mission is "to build an equitable society in the United States by decentering white culture and centering an anti-racist multiracial culture free of white supremacy." Website includes a database of books on white privilege and white American culture.
National Center for Race Amity (NCRA)
NCRA is based at Wheelock College, and its mission is the promotion of race amity. It has several initiatives, including "Campus Conversations on Race," a program that trains college students to co-facilitate discussions on race and ethnicity on their campuses.
The White Privilege Conference
This annual conference seeks "to empower and equip individuals to work for equity and justice through self and social transformation." Each conference brings together activists, social workers, high school and college students and faculty, among others. The conference also publishes an open, online journal titled Understanding and Dismantling Privilege.
Author Matthew Salesses speaks at Wheelock
- Race: The Power of an Illusion (3 episodes, 2013) -- Questions the idea of race as biology, while acknowledging the very real ways race shapes life opportunities.
- White Like Me: Race, Racism, and White Privilege in America (69 mins, 2013) -- Features antiracist educator Tim Wise, who explores racism through his own experience of whiteness and white privilege.
- How Racism Harms White Americans (45 mins, 2013) -- Historian John Bracey gives a lecture that focuses not only on the privilege accorded to white people in a racist society, but also on the costs to them.
- Race, Power, and American Sports (46 mins, 2012) -- Examines the ways in which sports culture has impacted (and been impacted by) societal ideas about race and racial difference.
- Tim Wise: On White Privilege (58 mins, 2008) -- Wise introduces the concept of white privilege in this lecture at Mt. Holyoke College, and examines the social construction of racial identities.
- I am a Man: Black Masculinity in America (57 mins, 1998) -- Award-winning documentary that examines black masculine identity in American culture.
Articles and Blog Posts
Kali Holloway, "11 Things White People Can Do to Be Real Anti-Racist Allies." Blog post on AlterNet presents 11 quick perspectives on what white people can do to fight racism.
Paul Kivel, "Guidelines for Being Strong White Allies." Excerpt from Kivel's book Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work For Social Justice.
Peggy McIntosh, "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack."
This now-classic text explores one white woman's coming to terms with her own racial identity.
John Raible, "Checklist for Allies Against Racism."
This checklist was developed as a way for individuals to consider whether their behaviors foster relationships of "solidarity, mutuality, and trust," which are essential to active allyship.
Madhuri Sathish, "How to Actually Be An Ally to Student of Color on College Campuses (And Beyond.)"
A recent blog post from Bustle that offers nine ways to be an ally right now.
White Anti-Racism: Living the Legacy.
Q&A with four community activists from Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Exploring White Privilege and 'White Talk'
From the CBC radio program "Out in the Open" with Piya Chattopadhyay. Includes interviews with Peggy McIntosh and Alison Bailey.
- Alexander, M. (2012). The new Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness. New York: The New Press.
- Baldwin, J. (1992). The fire next time (Reissue edition). New York: Vintage.
- Beattie, G. (2013). Our racist heart?: An exploration of unconscious prejudice in everyday life. New York: Routledge.
- Biss, E. (2009). Notes from no man’s land: American essays. Saint Paul, MN: Graywolf Press.
- Coates, T.-N. (2009). The beautiful struggle: A memoir (Reprint edition). New York: Spiegel & Grau.
- Coates, T.-N. (2015). Between the world and me (1st ed.). New York: Spiegel & Grau.
- Fine, M. (1997). Off white: Readings on race, power, and society. New York: Routledge.
- Helms, J. E. (1993). Black and white racial identity: Theory, research, and practice. Praeger.
- Hobbs, J. (2015). The short and tragic life of Robert Peace: A brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League (Reprint edition). Scribner.
- Irving, D. (2014). Waking up white, and finding myself in the story of race. Cambridge, MA: Elephant Room Press.
- Kivel, P. (2011). Uprooting racism: how white people can work for racial justice (Rev. and expanded 3rd ed.). New Society Publishers.
- Moore, E., Parks, M. W., & Michael, A. (Eds.). (2015). Everyday white people confront racial and social injustice: 15 stories (First edition). Sterling, Virginia: Stylus Publishing.
- Rankine, C. (2014). Citizen: An American lyric. Minneapolis, MN: Graywolf Press.
- Stevenson, B. (2015). Just mercy: A story of justice and redemption (Reprint edition). Spiegel & Grau.
- Tatum, B. (2003). Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria: And other conversations about race (5th Anniv., Revised edition). New York: Basic Books.
- Tochluk, S. (2010). Witnessing whiteness: The need to talk about race and how to do it (2nd ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
- Wilkerson, I. (2011). The warmth of other suns: The epic story of America’s great migration (Reprint edition). Vintage.
- Wise, T. (2011). White like me: Reflections on race from a privileged son (Revised Edition edition). Berkeley, Calif.: Soft Skull Press.
- Wise, T. J. (2012). Dear white America: letter to a new minority. San Francisco: City Lights Books.