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Racism, Diversity, and Protest: Faculty and Staff Picks

Faculty Book Recommendations

American Denial Excerpt

American denial / a film by Llewellyn Smith. Keith Washington recommendation. The Library owns the DVD: VT4722 cat. 30 DVD. Below is an excerpt.

Mellody Hobson TedTalk

Faculty Recommended Articles and Websites

Coates, Ta-Nehisi. "The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration." The Atlantic Monthly. October 2015.

DiAngelo, Robin. "White Fragility." International Journal of Critical Pedagogy. Vol 3, No 3 (2011). Recommended by Steve Locke.

Wise, Tim. "The Crime of Innocence: White Denial, Black Rebellion and the Cost of American Obliviousness." May 5, 2015. Recommended by Steve Locke.

Coates, Ta-Nehisi. The Atlantic. “The Case for Reparations.” June 2014. Recommended by Steve Locke.

Equal Justice Initiative website. Recommended by Steve Locke. As a companion to Michelle Alexander's "The New Jim Crow", EJI covers ongoing documentation of historical racial violence.

Locke, Steve. "Why I Don't Want to Talk About Race." The Good Men Project. January 8, 2011. Recommended by Rachel Resnik.

Grewal, Inderpal. Transnational America. Chapter 5: "Race and Gender after 9/11". Duke University, 2005. Recommended by Marika Preziuso.

Perry, Imana. Excerpts from More Beautiful and More Terrible. New York University Press, 2010. Recommended by Marika Preziuso.
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Chacon, Justin Akers. No One is Illegal. Chapter 12: "Conquest Sets the Stage." Haymarket Press, 2006. Recommended by Marika Preziuso.
“Under Western Eyes” Revisited: Feminist Solidarity through Anticapitalist Struggles. Chandra Talpade Mohanty. Signs, Vol. 28, No. 2 (Winter 2003), pp. 499-535. Recommended by Marika Preziuso.