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What is Anti-Racism?
"Being antiracist is fighting against racism. Racism takes several forms and works most often in tandem with at least one other form to reinforce racist ideas, behavior, and policy. Types of racism are: Individual racism ... interpersonal racism ... institutional racism ... structural racism. No one is born racist or antiracist; these result from the choices we make."
From Talking About Race an article from the National Museum of African American History & Culture.
Selected Books on Anti-Racism
Films on Demand in GALILEO
Between 1860 and 1920, hundreds of U.S. counties expelled their African-American residents. The pattern was horrifically similar in almost all cases: a black man was accused of assaulting a white woman, was lynched, and then white rioters attacked black neighborhoods with guns and firebombs.
A Class Apart
In the 1954 legal case Hernandez v. Texas, defense lawyers forged a daring strategy—one arguing that Mexican-Americans did not fit into a legal structure which recognized only white and black racial categories.
The Difference Between Being "Not Racist" and "Antiracist"
Systemic Racism Explained
Blue Eyed with Jane Elliot
Selected Books for Children and Young Adults
Thank you to Robert Taylor, Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian at Valdosta State University, for permission to borrow from the guide, Anti-Oppression.
Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook
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