Anti-Racism 101

A Very Incomplete List of Resources

Glossary of Terms

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A Letter to My Nephew

James Baldwin

James Baldwin's thoughts on his nephew's future—in a country with a terrible history of racism— first appeared in The Progressive magazine in 1962. Over 50 years later his words are as powerful as ever.

Post-Traumatic Slave Disorder [VIDEO]

Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary

As a result of twelve years of quantitative and qualitative research Dr. DeGruy has developed her theory of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome, which addresses the residual impacts of generations of slavery on Black and white Americans

White Fragility

Dr. Robin DiAngelo, PhD

White people in North America live in a social environment that protects and insulates them from race-based stress. This insulated environment of racial protection builds white expectations for racial comfort while at the same time lowering the ability to tolerate racial stress, leading to what I refer to as White Fragility...

Segregated By Design [VIDEO]

Directed by Mark Lopez

‘Segregated By Design’ examines the forgotten history of how our federal, state and local governments unconstitutionally segregated every major metropolitan area in America through law and policy.

Indigenizing “Big Agriculture" [VIDEO]

Chris Newman, Sylvanaqua Farm

In this talk, we discuss a prosperous future for the communities of all living things on Earth by re-indigenizing agriculture: orienting our food systems around large, integrated, collectively-owned, community-focused, team farming.

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Heteropatriarchy and the Three Pillars of White Supremacy

Andrea Smith

These incidents, which happen quite frequently in “women of color” or “people of color” political organizing struggles, are often explained as consequence of “oppression olympics.” That is to say, one problem we have is that we are too busy fighting over who is more oppressed. In this essay, I want to argue that these incidents are not so much the result of “oppression olympics” but are more about how we have inadequately framed “women of color” or “people of color” politics. That is, the premise behind much “women of color” organizing is that women from communities victimized by white supremacy should unite together around their shared oppression...