Anti-Racism I is an introduction to the topic of race and racism in the United States. The primary audience for this course is anyone who is interested in learning about race/racism in the US who has never taken a course in critical race or ethnic studies or affiliated fields (indeed, who may not know what the fields of critical race studies or ethnic studies are), who has never read a book about race/racism, or attended any race equity or diversity trainings on the topic of race/racism. There is no charge for this ongoing course.
Why Are Asian Americans Being Attacked and What Can You Do About It? Zaid Jelani, Greater Good, March 21, 2021
Born with Two Strikes: How Systemic Racism Shaped Floyd’s Life and Hobbled his Ambition. Washington Post, October 8, 2020
Why is Covid-19 Killing so Many Black Americans? Andrea Collier, Greater Good, June 30, 2020.
The West has a role in re-imagining the U.S, Ruxandra Guidi, High Country News, June 23, 2020
The American Nightmare, Ibram X. Kendi, The Atlantic, June 1, 2020
The Case for Reparations, Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic, June 1, 2014
Waking up to Racism: Dharma, Diversity, and Race, bell hooks, Tricycle, Fall 1994
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, Robin DiAngelo, 2018
The Inner Work of Racial Justice, Rhonda V. Magee, 2019
So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo, 2019