RACIAL JUSTICE BOOKS, BLOGS & ART

Don’t just sit there, learn something!

Books

The Revolution Will Not Be Funded edited by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence

The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism by Joe Faegin

The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride

The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia Yang

Uprooting Racism: How White People can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel

White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son by Tim Wise

Take Back the Land by Max Rameau

Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South by Catherine Fosl

Separate Roads to Feminism: Black, Chicana, and White Feminist Movements in America’s Second Wave by Benita Roth

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing by Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary

Exile and Pride by Eli Clare

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision by Barbara Ransby

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness by Melissa Alexander

Lies my Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James Loewen

Walleye Warriors: An Effective Alliance Against Racism and for the Earth by Rick Whaley, Winona LaDuke, & Walter Bresette

All about Love: New Visions by Bell Hooks

Trauma Stewardship by Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky & Connie Burk

Storming Caeser’s Palace: How Black Mothers Fought their own War on Poverty by Annelise Orleck

Videos

The Color of Fear

If These Halls Could Talk (like Color of Fear, but with college students)

The Message (about being a black student at the UW, a majority white institution)

Last Chance for Eden (like Color of Fear, but about race AND gender)

In Whose Honor? (Native American imagery and sports mascots)

Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAljja0vi2M

Articles

Word to the Wise: Unpacking the White Privilege of Tim Wise http://www.peopleofcolororganize.com/analysis/word-wise-unpacking-white-privilege-tim-wise/

“Whose Ally?: Thinking Critically about Anti-Oppression Ally Organizing” by Michelle O’Brien

“If They Only Knew”: Color Blindness and Universalism in California Alternative Food Institutions by Julie Guthman http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~wright/Sociology%20929-assignments-2010_files/iftheyonlynewcolorblindfood.pdf

“The Work Is Not The Workshop: Talking and Doing, Visibility and Accountability in the White Anti-Racist Community” by Catherine Jones http://ebookbrowse.com/jones-the-work-is-not-the-workshop-doc-d113666237

Lectures

“The Unbearable Whiteness of Alternative Food” by Julie Guthmanhttp://www.havenscenter.org/audio/julie_guthman_incredible_whiteness_alternative_food

Websites and Blogs

Racialicious racialicious.com

Micro-Aggressions http://microaggressions.com/

Feministing http://feministing.com/

Color Lines http://colorlines.com/

Social Justice Training Institute http://www.sjti.org/

Angry Asian Man http://blog.angryasianman.com/

Take Back the Land http://takebacktheland.org/

People of Color Organize http://www.peopleofcolororganize.com/

Beyond Victoriana http://beyondvictoriana.com/

Queer Zine Archive Project http://www.qzap.org/v6/index.php

Zines

“The Prison Industrial Complex Is…” http://chicagopiccollective.com/resources/pic-zine/

Artists

Poets:

Beau Sia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beau_Sia

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai http://www.yellowgurl.com/

Dessa (Spoken word artist from Minneapolis)

Musicians:

The Coup http://www.myspace.com/thecoupmusic

Dead Prez http://www.deadprez.com/

Climbing Poetree/ Alixa + Naima http://www.climbingpoetree.com/

Guante http://www.myspace.com/elguante

Rebel Diaz http://rebeldiaz.mvmt.com/

Lah Tere http://www.reverbnation.com/lahtere

Invincible http://emergencemedia.org/invincible

Visual Artists:

Emory Douglas

Aaron Douglas

Frida Kahlo

*This list is ever growing—feel free to suggest new resources for us to add

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