Resources

OUR FAVORITE 11 ARTICLES

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack | Peggy McIntosh

8 Things White People Really Need To Understand About Race | Everyday Feminism

How To Go From Being Non-Racist To Anti-Racist | White Privilege Blog

10 Ways To Be An Ally | White Privilege Blog

How White People Got Made | Medium

Institutional Racism - a definition | Huffington Post

Explaining White Privilege To a Broke White Person | Occupy Wall Street

Chronic Disparity: Strong and Pervasive Evidence of Racial Inequalities | Race and Public Policy Conference

Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is | John Scalzi

29 Things White People Do - And What They Should Do Instead | Baltimore Racial Justice Action

For White Anti-Racists Holding Back From Stepping Up | TruthOut

FURTHER READING: ARTICLES

Our Biased Brains | New York Times

How To Be a White Ally | Black Millenials

I Am Racist, and So Are You | Being Shadoan

On Racism and White Privilege | Teaching Tolerance

What is Institutional Racism | Professor Vernillia Randal

Institutional Racism | Huffington Post

Why There Is No Such Thing As Reverse Racism | Daily Kos

What My Bike Has Taught Me About White Privilege | A Little More Sauce

10 Simple Ways White People Can Step Up to Fight Everyday Racism | Everyday Feminism

12 Ways To Be A White Ally To Black People | The Root

9 Clueless Things White People Say When Confronted With Racism | Daily Dot

5 Things White People Need To Learn About Cultural Appropriation | Daily Dot

FURTHER STUDY - VIDEO

The Whiteness Project | POV

FURTHER STUDY - DEEPER DIVES

The Trauma of Racism | The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research

Allen, Theodore, Invention of the White Race. Verso Books, Vol. I - 1994, Vol II - 1997.
Brodkin, Karen, How Jews Became White Folks & What That Says About Race in America. Rutgers University Press, 3rd ed. 2000.
Hitchcock, Jeff, Lifting the White Veil. Crandall, Dostie & Douglass Books, 2011.
Hughes, Langston, The Ways of White Folks. Vintage Books, 1990.
Ignatiev, Noel, How the Irish Became White. Routledge, 1995.
Kinchelow, Joe. L., White Reign: Deploying Whiteness in America. St. Martin’s Press, 1998.
Lipsitz, George, The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Benefit from Identity Politics. Temple University Press, 1998.
Painter, Nell Irvin, The History of White People, New York, WW Norton, 2010.
Terry, Robert, For Whites Only. Wm. B. Eardmans Publishing Co, June 1975.
Aptheker, Herbert, Anti-Racism in U.S. History. Praeger, 1993.
Gossett, Thomas, Race: The History of an Idea in America. Pendulum Press, 1987.
Gross, Ariela J., What Blood Won’t Tell: A History of Race on Trial in America. Harvard Univ. Press, 2008
Hacker, A, Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal. New York: Ballantine, 1992.
Higgenbotham, Leon A. Jr., In the Matter of Color: Race and The American Legal Process: The Colonial Period. Oxford, 1980.
Jordan, Winthrop D, The White Man’s Burden: Historical Origins of Racism in America. Oxford, 1974.
Katznelson, Ira, When Affirmative Action Was White. WW Norton, 2005.
Lopez, Ian Haney, White By Law: The Legal Construction of Race. NYU Press, 1999.
Lui, Meizhu, et al., The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Wealth Divide. New York, New Press, 2006.
Montagu, Ashley, Man’s Most Dangerous Myth, The Fallacy of Race. Alta Mira Press, 1942; reissued, 1997.
PBS. “Race: The Power of an Illusion.” Los Angeles, California NewsReel. 2005. Episode One: “The Difference Between Us;” Episode Two: The Story We Tell;” Episode Three: The House We Live In.”
Roediger, David R., How Race Survived U.S. History: From Settlement and Slavery to the Obama Phenomenon. Verso Press, 2008.
Smedley, Audrey and Brian D., Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a World View. Westview Press, 2007.
Takaki, Ronald, Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th Century America. Oxford Press, 1979.
Zinn, Howard, A People’s History of the United States: 1492-Present. Harper Perennial Library, 1995.