Let’s try this: “The United States is a racist country and because of that, I, as a white person, am the beneficiary of power and privileges that have an adverse effect on citizens of color.” There’s no shame in admitting such. It’s just a necessary starting point.
The Sneetches: Anti-Racism Lessons and Discussions
Psychiatrist Alvin Toussaint (born May 15, 1934) was the southern field director of the Medical Committee for Human Rights in Jackson, Mississippi, consultant for The Cosby Show and A Different World, and author of three books on the psychological effects of racism. He is currently a professor of psychiatry and associate dean for student affairs at Harvard Medical School. #TodayInBlackHistory
"Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" by Mildred D. Taylor A book about racism in the south during the depression. Throughout this novel the reader learns about the importance of land and the effects of racism, at the same time as Cassie Logan learns 'the way things are'.
The Bible tells of Naaman the Syrian, who entered the Jordan River to be cleansed. Comparing the affliction of racism to Naaman’s illness, Enter the River invites readers into their own healing. After asking, "Why be concerned about racism?" Shearer explores definitions of prejudice and racism, the different effects of racism on white persons and people of color, affirmative action, and many other issues.
One of the largest religious groups in America just formally denounced racism and white supremacy, and it mentioned the so-called "alt-right" by name. It took a couple of attempts, but members of the Southern Baptist Convention voted almost unanimously to condemn “white nationalism” in a resolution adopted late Wednesday. “We know from our Southern Baptist history the effects of the horrific sins of racism and hatred,” the church resolution...
The infograph explains what an ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) is and looks at some of the common effects of ACE. According to the infographic, an ACE is a trauma that is experienced by a child. Some actions that can be considered an Adverse Childhood Experience are sexual/emotional/physical abuse, neglect, racism, and homelessness. This trauma induces extreme stress that can affect the child’s health.
hehmanlab.org studies effects of racism and bias on society, IAT vs police brutality
Frantz Fanon's "The Wretched of the Earth" provides one of the most comprehensive analyses of the effects of White supremacy, racism, African slavery and colonialism. In it Fanon acknowledges the heinous and calculated effects of White oppression, and concludes that a people so brought low by the effects of systematic degradation can but only find one final solution to ridding themselves of the burden of their fate - violent upheaval and rebellion against it. What makes this truth quite…