Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy

What is racism? What is institutional racism? What are the various forms of racism? How do the various forms of racism perpetuate racist ideologies that impact our politics, popular culture, public policy, and relationships between people? These resources can be used to help students think critically about race, equal justice, and the impact of racism on their lived experiences and those of their communities.

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VideoDarius Simpson - "Genocide"Introduction: Young people-poetry
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoKyla Lacey - "White Privilege"Introduction: Young people-poetry
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoGuante - "How to Explain White Supremacy to a White Supremacist"Introduction: Young people-poetry
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
Video2013 - Brave New Voices - Albuquerque TeamIntroduction: Young people-poetry
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoFranny Choi - "Whiteness Walks into a Bar"Introduction: Young people-poetry
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ReadingInstitutional Racism Is Our Way of Life
Article with links to data documenting institutional racism
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoRacial Justice Series- Racism is Real
A three-part series that explores the many ways black Americans face racial bias. These short films—Racism is Real, Black Protests vs. White Riots, and Prison System by the Numbers—explore the effects of racial bias on the lives of black Americans and the ways in which racism impacts American society as a whole. Includes teacher guideInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ReadingStructural Racism GlossaryGlossary for Understanding the Dismantling Structural Racism/Promoting Racial Equity AnalysisInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ReadingInstitutional Racism5 Examples of Institutional Racism in the United States
Institutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ReadingHow White Supremacy WorksHow White Supremacy WorksInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
ReadingOn Ending White Supremacy
On Ending White SupremacyInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
Video
White Nationalism
White NationalismInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoTim Wise on White Supremacy
Tim Wise on White SupremacyInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy
VideoTa-Nehisi Paul Coates on racism and history
Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates on racism and historyInstitutional Racism/White Privilege/White Supremacy