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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.

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.