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Addressing Systemic Racism
The Kathryn A. Martin Library has a resource page with articles and e-books available on topics related to anti-racism.
The Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) curated the following list of articles, toolkits, and organizations for alumni and friends who want to learn about systemic racism and want help taking action (see below).
Irresistible. (2020, June 2). Healing Resources for BIPOC Organizers & Allies Taking Action for Black Lives.
McCarthy J. and Rodriguez L. (June 2, 2020.) 7 Ways You Can Step Up for Racial Justice Right Now. Global Citizen.
Racism 101 Showing Up for Racial Justice. SURJ Network.
Talking About Race. National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian.
Showing up for Racial Justice. (May 27, 2020). 5 Ways White People Can Take Action in Response to White and State-Sanctioned Violence.
Van Der Valk A. (Summer 2019, Issue 62). You and White Supremacy: A Challenge to Educators.
Williams T. Research Shows Entire Black Communities Suffer Trauma After Police Shootings. Yes! Magazine.
Cadet D. (May 28, 2020). Your Black Colleagues May Look Like They’re Okay — Chances Are They’re Not. Refinery29.
Jaime A. (2020, June 1). How Latinx People Can Fight Anti-Black Racism in Our Own Culture.
Jones K. and Okun T. (2001). The Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture. Dismantling Racism: A Workbook for Social Change Groups.
Powell j. a. (2020, June 2). We're in a moment of collective trauma. But there are glimmers of hope. Othering and Belonging Institute.
Le V.. (2019, August 19). Creating content? Here’s an Equity Screen to use from Nonprofit AF.
This online resource guide is a collection of resources that have been most helpful to us along the way. We encourage you to begin with yourself by exploring resources to facilitate your own journey toward a more inclusive lens.
(Document compiled by Christine Saxman at christinesaxman.com in December 2019)
(Document compiled by John Landesman at EquityMatters in May 2020)
(Document compiled by Tasha K in June 2, 2020)
(Document compile by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein in May 2020)
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
A nationwide network with an intersectional focus, dedicated to organizing white people to help create a racially just society
CJMM works to foster racial justice and promote healing and reconciliation in our community.
Project Nia works to end the incarceration of children and young adults by promoting restorative and transformative justice practices.
Leads a number of efforts to improve and support Black communities including ending cash bail and stopping anti-Black violence.
Dedicated to Black liberation and collective liberation. The Minnesota-based organization seeks justice for the local Black community.
Fights racial injustice through legal action via litigation, education, and working to improve inclusivity in judicial appointments and legislations.
The Minneapolis-based North Star Health Collective is a group of nurses, doctors, and healthcare providers who provide medical assistance for protestors and those at related events.