Privilege

Between Barack And A Hard Place: Racism And White Denial in the Age of Obama

Tim Wise explores how Barack Obama's political ascendancy re-energized the debate about race in the United States, while simultaneously leading to a declaration of Racism as 'finished' and a new wave of white denial.

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Privilege, Race

What White Privilege Really Means — and How to Work on It

A well resourced and comprehensive article for people new to race and privilege discussions.

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Privilege, Race

Anti-racism resources for white people

An excellent collection of resources including articles, podcasts, videos, books, and more for white people (especially parents) to learn about systemic racism.

The role of straight white men in diversity & inclusion

This article is a good beginner-level approach to diversity & inclusion. It could be useful for sharing with straight white cis male colleagues and friends who feel skeptical, defensive, or powerless to change.

Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice: Moving from Actor → Ally → Accomplice

A very practical guide to specific steps white people can take to fight racism, for anyone who wants to be an actor, an ally, or an accomplice to people of color. This framework applies to any privileged person who wants to help people who are marginalized in a way that they are not (eg: men working for gender equality, straight people for queer rights, citizens helping immigrants, etc.).

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