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Antiracism Resources

The resources below are provided as reference material to work toward a more antiracist High Point.

Change Often – Social Innovation Firm, in collaboration with High Point University’s Center for Community Engagement, developed this rubric for organizations to evaluate their practices for anti-racism. Anti-racism includes a spectrum of actions done to change, implement, and sustain more just and equitable organizations. 

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  1. Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
  2. Anderson, Carol. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
  3. Baldwin, James. The Fire Next Time
  4. Beatty, Paul. The Sellout
  5. Blackmon, Douglas. Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to WWII
  6. Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the World and Me
  7. Davis, Angela. Women, Race, and Class.
  8. Diangelo, Robin. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
  9. Du Bois, W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk
  10. Dyson, Michael Eric. Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America
  11. Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man
  12. hooks, bell. Ain’t I a Woman?: Black Women and Feminism
  13. Hannah-Jones, Nikole, The 1619 Project.
  14. Harvey, Jennifer. Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America
  15. Irving, Debby. Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race
  16. Kendi, Ibram X. Stamped From the Beginning and How to be an Anti Racist and Stamped
  17. Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider.
  18. McGhee, Heather. The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together
  19. Morrison, Toni. Beloved
  20. Resendez, Andres. The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America
  21. Rodriguez, Prisca Dorcas Mojica. For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts: A Love Letter to Women of Color
  22. Rothstein, Richard. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.
  23. Skloot, Rebecca. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  24. Smith, Clint. How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America
  25. Steele, Claude. Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do
  26. Tatum, Beverly Daniel. “Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” And Other Conversations About Race
  27. Tobar, Hector. Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking US
  28. Truax, Elleen. Dreamers: An Immigrant Generation’s Fight for Their American Dream
  29. West, Cornel. Race Matters
  30. Whitehead, Colston. The Underground Railroad
  31. Wise, Tim. White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son
  1. 13th(http://www.netflix.com/title/80091741)
  2. African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. (http://www.pbs.org/black-culture/shows/list/african-american-history-many-rivers-to-cross/)
  3. Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequality. (https://world-trust.org)
  4. Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years 1954-1965. (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/eyesontheprize/)
  5. Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible. (https://world-trust.org)
  6. Race: The Power of an Illusion. (http://www.pbs.com/race/000_General/000_00-Home.htm)

Antiracism Resources

The resources below are provided as reference material to work toward a more antiracist High Point.

Change Often – Social Innovation Firm, in collaboration with High Point University’s Center for Community Engagement, developed this rubric for organizations to evaluate their practices for anti-racism. Anti-racism includes a spectrum of actions done to change, implement, and sustain more just and equitable organizations. 

Take The Assessment
  1. Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
  2. Anderson, Carol. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
  3. Baldwin, James. The Fire Next Time
  4. Beatty, Paul. The Sellout
  5. Blackmon, Douglas. Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to WWII
  6. Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the World and Me
  7. Davis, Angela. Women, Race, and Class.
  8. Diangelo, Robin. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
  9. Du Bois, W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk
  10. Dyson, Michael Eric. Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America
  11. Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man
  12. hooks, bell. Ain’t I a Woman?: Black Women and Feminism
  13. Hannah-Jones, Nikole, The 1619 Project.
  14. Harvey, Jennifer. Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America
  15. Irving, Debby. Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race
  16. Kendi, Ibram X. Stamped From the Beginning and How to be an Anti Racist and Stamped
  17. Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider.
  18. McGhee, Heather. The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together
  19. Morrison, Toni. Beloved
  20. Resendez, Andres. The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America
  21. Rodriguez, Prisca Dorcas Mojica. For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts: A Love Letter to Women of Color
  22. Rothstein, Richard. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.
  23. Skloot, Rebecca. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  24. Smith, Clint. How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America
  25. Steele, Claude. Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do
  26. Tatum, Beverly Daniel. “Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” And Other Conversations About Race
  27. Tobar, Hector. Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking US
  28. Truax, Elleen. Dreamers: An Immigrant Generation’s Fight for Their American Dream
  29. West, Cornel. Race Matters
  30. Whitehead, Colston. The Underground Railroad
  31. Wise, Tim. White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son
  1. 13th(http://www.netflix.com/title/80091741)
  2. African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. (http://www.pbs.org/black-culture/shows/list/african-american-history-many-rivers-to-cross/)
  3. Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequality. (https://world-trust.org)
  4. Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years 1954-1965. (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/eyesontheprize/)
  5. Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible. (https://world-trust.org)
  6. Race: The Power of an Illusion. (http://www.pbs.com/race/000_General/000_00-Home.htm)

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