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Systemic Racism and Injustice

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Racism from Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

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What is white privilege, really?


10 Things you should know about white privilege


The Bias of ‘Professionalism’ Standards


White Supremacy Culture


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


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


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


Disarming Racial Microaggressions: Microintervention Strategies for Targets, White Allies, and Bystanders


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


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


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


How to Respond to Racial Microaggressions When They Occur



Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Bigotry


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


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


Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity


Inequity and Health


Minority Population Health Profiles


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


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


Racial and Ethnic Health Care Disparities


Racial Equity Tools


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




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


Being Antiracist


Western Mass Showing Up for Racial Justice




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


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


75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice


An Ally’s Guide to Issues Facing the LGBTQ Community