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Systemic Racism and Injustice

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What is white privilege, really?

https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/fall-2018/what-is-white-privilege-really

 

10 Things you should know about white privilege

https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2016/10/13/10-things-you-should-know-about-white-privilege

 

The Bias of ‘Professionalism’ Standards

https://ssir.org/articles/entry/the_bias_of_professionalism_standards

 

White Supremacy Culture

https://www.dismantlingracism.org/white-supremacy-culture.html

 

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism

https://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/white-fragility-why-its-so-hard-to-talk-to-white-people-about-racism-twlm/

 

Paying Attention to White Culture and Privilege: A Missing Link to Advancing Racial Equity

https://www.racialequitytools.org/resourcefiles/2_Gulati_AB3.pdf

 

Robin DiAngelo: How 'white fragility' supports racism and how whites can stop it

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/07/health/white-fragility-robin-diangelo-wellness/index.html

 

Don’t Talk about Implicit Bias Without Talking about Structural Racism

https://medium.com/national-equity-project/implicit-bias-structural-racism-6c52cf0f4a92

 

How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them [TED talk]

https://www.ted.com/talks/verna_myers_how_to_overcome_our_biases_walk_boldly_toward_them?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare

 

Racial Microaggressions Are Real. Here’s How to Navigate Them

https://www.yesmagazine.org/opinion/2019/10/23/racist-racial-microaggressions/

 

How to Respond to Racial Microaggressions When They Occur

https://diverseeducation.com/article/176397/

 

Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Bigotry

https://www.splcenter.org/20150125/speak-responding-everyday-bigotry

 

What the Racial Data Show:The pandemic seems to be hitting people of color the hardest.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/coronavirus-exposing-our-racial-divides/609526/

 

What Would It Take to Reduce Inequities in Healthy Life Expectancy?

https://next50.urban.org/question/health-related-social-needs

 

Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity

https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/race/reports/2020/05/07/484742/health-disparities-race-ethnicity/

 

Inequity and Health

https://inequality.org/facts/inequality-and-health/

 

Minority Population Health Profiles

https://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlid=26

 

In Focus: Reducing Racial Disparities in Health Care by Confronting Racism

https://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/newsletter-article/2018/sep/focus-reducing-racial-disparities-health-care-confronting

 

Why Racism, Not Race, Is a Risk Factor for Dying of COVID-19

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-racism-not-race-is-a-risk-factor-for-dying-of-covid-191/

 

Racial and Ethnic Health Care Disparities

https://medicareadvocacy.org/medicare-info/health-care-disparities/

 

Racial Equity Tools

https://www.racialequitytools.org/home

 

14 Black Activists and Authors Providing Crucial Insight Into Racial Justice in the US

https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/black-activists-authors-us-racial-justice/

 

10 YOUNG RACIAL JUSTICE ACTIVISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW

https://www.dosomething.org/us/articles/10-racial-justice-activists-you-should-know

 

Curriculum for White Americans to Educate Themselves on Race and Racism–from Ferguson to Charleston

http://citizenshipandsocialjustice.com/2015/07/10/curriculum-for-white-americans-to-educate-themselves-on-race-and-racism/

 

Being Antiracist

https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race/topics/being-antiracist

 

Western Mass Showing Up for Racial Justice

http://www.wmsurj.com/

 

FOR OUR WHITE FRIENDS DESIRING TO BE ALLIES

https://sojo.net/articles/our-white-friends-desiring-be-allies

 

On Being Comfortable with Discomfort: Tiffany Jewell Explains What It Means To Be Anti-Racist

https://www.slj.com/?detailStory=tiffany-jewell-anti-racism-childrens-nonfiction-author-interview

 

White allies: Here's a basic list of do's and don'ts to help you with your helplessness

https://www.salon.com/2020/06/01/white-allies-dos-donts-racism-black-lives-matter-protest/

 

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

 

An Ally’s Guide to Issues Facing the LGBTQ Community

https://www.hrc.org/resources/an-allys-guide-to-issues-facing-the-lgbt-community