NJ Anti-Racist Alliance

Further Reading

Below are online and off-line materials to learn more about racism and anti-racism.

News Sources:

http://colorlines.com/

 

 

Anti-Racist Organizing

Accountability and White Anti-racist Organizing: Stories from Our Work, eds. Bonnie Cushing, Lila Cabbil, Margery Freeman, Jeff Hitchcock, Kimberley Richards

http://www.peopleofcolororganize.com/

 

Understanding white supremacy and white privilege

Houria Bouteldja, “White women and the privilege of solidarity

Laura Douglas, “How I Benefit from White Privilege

Ewuare Xola Osayande, “Word to the Wise: Unpacking the White Privilege of Tim Wise

Peggy McIntosh, http://www.nymbp.org/reference/WhitePrivilege.pdf <– needs title

http://sap.mit.edu/content/pdf/white_privilege_checklist.pdf <– needs title

 

Resources from People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond

  1. Acuna, Rodolfo, Occupied America, A History of Chicanos, Pearson, 3rd Edition. 1987.
  2. Alexander, Michelle, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of colorblindness, The New Press, 2010.
  3. Allen, Theodore, Invention of the White Race, Verso Books, Vol. I – 1994, Vol II – 1997.
  4. Aptheker, Herbert, Anti-Racism in U.S. History, Praeger, 1993.
  5. Brandt, Joseph, Dismantling Racism: The Continuing Challenge to White America, Augsburg Fortress Press, 1991.
  6. Bennett, LeRone. Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America, 25th Anniversary Edition, Penguin Press, 1961.
  7. Blackmon, Douglas, Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, Anchor Books, 2008.
  8. Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo, Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the U.S, Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.
  9. Braden, Ann, The Wall Between, University of Tennessee, 1999.
  10. Brodkin, Karen, How Jews Became White Folks & What That Says About Race in America, Rutgers Univ Press, 3rd ed. 2000.
  11. Chisom, Ronald & Michael Washington, Undoing Racism: A Philosophy of Inernational Social Change, People’s Institute Press., 1997.
  12. Cushing, Bonnie, et al, eds., Accountability and White AntiRacist Organizing, Crandall, Dostie & Douglass Books, 2010.
  13. Davis, Angela, Women, Race, and Class, Random House, 1981.
  14. Derman-Sparks, Louise, Carole Brunson Phillips, Asa G. Hillard III, Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism: A Developmental Approach, Teachers College, 1997.
  15. DuBois, W.E.B., The Souls of Black Folk, Penguin Books, 1903, 1989.
  16. Franklin, John Hope, From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans, Vintage Press, 1961.
  17. Freire, Paulo, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Herder & Herder, 1970.
  18. Fullilove, Mindy. Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America and What We Can Do About It, One World/Ballantine, 2005.
  19. Gossett, Thomas, Race: The History of an Idea in America, Pendulum Press, 1987.
  20. Hale, Janice, Learning While Black: Creating Educational Excellence for African American Children. Johns Hopkins Press, 2001.
  21. Higgenbotham, Leon A.Jr., In the Matter of Color: Race and The American Legal Process: The Colonial Period, Oxford,1980.
  22. Hooks, Bell, Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism, South End Press, 1981.
  23. Hughes, Langston, The Ways of White Folks, Vintage Books, 1990.
  24. Ignatiev, Noel, How the Irish Became White,” Routledge, 1995.
  25. Institute of Medicine, Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, National Academy Press, 2002.
  26. Jaimes, M. Annette, The State o f Native American Genocide, Colonization & Resistance, South End Press, 1992.
  27. Jordan, Winthrop D, The White Man’s Burden: Historical Origins of Racism in America, Oxford, 1974.
  28. Kinchelow, Joe. L., White Reign: Deploying Whiteness in America, St. Martin’s Press, 1998.
  29. Kivel, Paul, Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice, New Society Publishers, 2002.
  30. Kozol, Jonathan, Savage Inequalities: Children in American Schools, Harper Collins, 1991.
  31. Leary, Joy, Post-Traumatic Slavery Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing, Uptone Press, 2005.
  32. Lipsitz, George, The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Benefit from Identity Politics, Temple University Press, 1998.
  33. Loewen, James, Lies My teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, New Press, 1995.
  34. Lopez, Ian Haney, White By Law: The Legal construction of Race, NYU Press., 1999.
  35. Lui, Meizhu, et al., The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Wealth Divide, New Press, 2006.
  36. Marable, Manning, Race, Reform & Rebellion: The 2nd Reconstruction in Black America, 1945-1990, 2nd Ed, Univ. of Mississippi Press, 1991.
  37. Martinez, Elizabeth, De ColoresMeans All of Us: Latina views for a Multi-Colored Century, South End Press, 1998.
  38. Montagu, Ashley, Man’s Most Dangerous Myth, The Fallacy of Race, Alta Mira Press, 1942; reissued, 1997.
  39. Noguera, Pedro and Jean Yonemura Wing, eds., Unfinished Business: Closing the Racial Achievement Gap in our Schools, Jossey Bass, 2006.
  40. Oliver, Melvin L.&Thomas M. Shapiro, Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality, Routledge, 1997.
  41. Robinson, Randall, The Debt: What America Owes to Blacks, Plume, 2000.
  42. Roediger, David R., How Race Survived U.S. History: From Settlement and Slavery to the Obama Phenomenon, Verso Press, 2008.
  43. Root, Marla, Racially Mixed People in America, Sage Publishers, 1992.
  44. Segrest, Mab, Memoirs of a Race Traitor, South End Press, 1994.
  45. Smith, Lillian, Killers of the Dream, Norton & Co, 1947; re-issued, 1994.
  46. Takaki, Ronald, Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th Century America, Oxford Press., 1979.
  47. Takaki, Ronald, Strangers From a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans, Little Brown, 1998.
  48. Tatum, Beverly, Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? Basic Books, 1997.
  49. Van Ausdale, Debra & Joe Feagin, The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism, Roman and Littlefield, 2002.
  50. Washington, Harriet, Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present, Doubleday, 2007.
  51. Wise, Tim, Color-Blind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the retreat from Racial Equity, City Lights Publishing, 2010.
  52. Zinn, Howard, A People’s History of the United States: 1492-Present, Harper Perennial Library, 1995.

Videos/DVDs & Internet Resources

  1. Camarota, Steven A. “Immigrants at Mid-Decade: A Snapshot of America’s Foreign-Born Population in 2005. Center for

Immigrant Studies. December 2005. http://www.cis.org/articles/2005/back1405.html.

  1. Davis, Kari. “A Girl Like Me.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjy9q8VekmE.
  2. Moore, Robert B. “Racism in the English Language.” http://www.angelfire.com/or3/tss/raclang.html.
  3. New York Collective of Radical Educators. “No Human is Illegal: An Educators Guide for Addressing Immigration in the Classroom. April. 2006. http://www.nyore.org.
  4. PBS. “Race: The Power of an Illusion.” California NewsReel. 2005.

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