Teaching about Race and Racism

Teaching about race and racism articles, videos, websites, and more.

Anti-Racism in Higher Education-A Model for Change (Allison N. Ash, Redgina Hill, Stephen N. Risdon, and Alexander Jun) Article
How to Talk to Your Family About Racism on Thanksgiving (Rachel E. Cargle) Article
Teaching Race, Racism, and Racial Justice: Pedagogical Principles and Classroom Strategies for Course Instructors (M. Brielle Harbin, Amie Thurber, and Joe Bandy) Article
The Social Justice Syllabus Design Tool: A First Step in Doing Social Justice Pedagogy (Sherria D. Tayler, Maria J. Veri, Michele Eliason, Jocelyn Clare R. Hermoso, Nicole D. Bolter and Juliana E. Van Olphen) Article
Deconstructing Syllabi Best Practices Training Guide  (Lindsay Naylor) Practical Guide
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice, That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do (Jennifer L Elberhardt) Book
How To Be An Anti-racist (Ibram X. Kendi) Book
So You Want to Talk About Race (Ijeoma Oluo) Book
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People to Talk About Racism (Robin DiAngelo) Book
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race (Beverly Daniel Tatum) Book
Why I’m no Longer Talking to White People About Race (Eddo Reni-Lodge) Book
What exactly is a microagression? ( Article
What Does Police Abolition Mean? (Derecka Purnell) Article
Why We Can and Should Abolish the Police and Prison Industrial Complex Video
Building Anti-racist White Educators (BARWE) Website
“White Professors Teaching About Racism” (Smith et al) Article
“Teaching Race: Pedagogy and Practice” (Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching) Article
Race Talk” (Anti-Defamation League) Article
“Helping Students Discuss Race Openly” (Julie Landsman) Article

The Spectrum Activity, Questions of Identity (The University of Michigan)

 Activity Guide

“Teaching Race: Resources, References, and Discussions,” English Department Resources, Complied by Dr. Jessica Edwards, University of Delaware:

Teaching Race in the Twenty-First Century (Lisa Guerrero) Book
“Teaching Race: Pedagogical Challenges in Predominantly White Undergraduate Theology Classrooms” (Anna Floerke Scheid and Elisabeth T. Vasko, in Teaching Theology and Religion, Volume 17, Issue 1, January 2014: 27) Article
Let’s Talk! Discussing Whiteness” (Teaching Tolerance) Webinar
Strong Opinions, Loosely Held: Why are White People So Bad at Talking about Race?” (Robin DiAngelo) Video
What’s Missing From ‘White Fragility’” (Lauren Jackson) Article
“White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” (Peggy McIntosh) Article
Well-Meaning White People” (from the Smartest Person in the Room podcast) Podcast
“How to Cool It” (interview with James Baldwin after MLK’s assassination) Interview
“Freedom is a Constant Struggle” (Angela Davis) Speech
“Slavery by Another Name” (PBS, directed by Samuel D. Pollard) Documentary
13th (directed by Ava DuVernay) Documentary
Uncivil (Hosted by Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika) Podcast
Code Switch (Hosted by Shereen Marisol Meraji and Gene Demby) Podcast
The 1619 Project (The New York Times Magazine) Article
The 1619 Project (Nikole Hannah Jones) Podcast