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Uncovering the hallmarks of anti-racist institutions: Thought leaders we are reading, listening to, and following right now

October 22, 2020

Building anti-racist education institutions requires a commitment to ongoing individual learning and action, and there are countless authors, scholars, and activists leading and guiding conversations about racism and racial justice through their work. Here is a curated list of the resources we are learning from right now for you to read, listen to, follow, and share with your colleagues.

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Articles—Your Quick Reads with a Lasting Impact

Books—For Your Individual and Book Club Reading Lists

  • “For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too” by Christopher Emdin
  • “How to be an Anti-Racist,” by Ibram X. Kendi
  • “Teaching for Black Lives” by Jesse Hagopian, Dyan Watson, Wayne Au
  • “White Fragility,” by Robin DiAngelo
  • “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” by Beverly Daniel Tatum

Podcasts—For Your Walks, Workouts, and Lunchbreaks

Thought Leaders—For Your Continued Learning

Social Media—To Follow and Engage in the Conversation

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