Privilege

The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

Recent years have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and improve policing has focused on accountability, diversity, training, and community relations. Unfortunately, these reforms will not produce results, either alone or in combination. The core of the problem must be addressed: the nature of modern policing itself.

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

Cooper explores the concept of eloquent rage, the true power of black women's anger that has too often been caricatured in the past.

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.

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