The Honors College’s Committee on Equity and Inclusion is sharing the follow resources with the HCOL community in response to the recent string of anti-black violence.
Educational readings and resources, grounded in history
- Nicole Hannah-Jones: The 1619 Project (For a podcast version of this series, see here or search wherever you get your podcasts.)
- Dissent Magazine: An Uprising Reader
- Adam Serwer: America’s Racial Contract is Showing
- Ta-Nehisi Coates: The Case for Reparations
- Kimberlé Crenshaw: The Urgency of Intersectionality (TED Talk)
- Randall Kennedy: Social Justice Demands Sacrifice
- Ibram X. Kendi: Why Don’t We Know Who the Coronavirus Victims Are?
Educational readings for white-identifying students
- From Scene on Radio: Seeing White, a podcast/docuseries
- Robin DiAngelo: Nothing to add: A Challenge to White Silence in Racial Discussions
- Ibram X. Kendi: Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?
- Gina Crosley: Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person
- Courtney Martin: Answering White People’s Most Commonly Asked Questions about the Black Lives Matter Movement
Supportive readings for students of color
- Arica Coleman: An Open Letter to Black America
- Andrea Collier: Why Telling Our Own Story Is So Powerful for Black Americans
- Janhavi Pakrashi: May Newsletter, The Audre Lorde Project
- Aaminah Shakur: Joy-giving Black-authored books for your reading consideration
- Rebecca Ruiz: 13 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Cope Right