Other Selected Readings

29 Stupid Things White People Do and What We Can Do Instead
From  Baltimore Racial Justice Action

Michelle Alexander – Cruel and Unequal
This article by the renowned author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, describes a major aspect of systemic racism in the United States today.

Racism Hurts Everyone – Costs to White People
Developed by local groups of white anti-racism activists in conjunction with a member of the Coming Together Steering Committee.

Brief Helpful Perspectives on Race and Racism
Twenty brief statements that summarize key concepts that are often not stated explicitly.


From Background Readings for “Race: The Power of an Illusion” – addresses how affects everyone and how we can have control over stereotypes, from the perspective of an African American woman and scholar