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Resources – Week 1

  • Podcast- Seeing White
    • Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen took a deep dive into questions like, “Where did the notion of ‘whiteness’ come from?” and “What does ‘whiteness’ mean?”, with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika, in this fourteen-part documentary series.
  • Book-How to be Anti-Racist by Ibram Kendi
    • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.
  • Movie/TV- When They See Us
    • When They See Us (TV-MA) is a miniseries based on events of the 1989 Central Park jogger case and explores the lives and families of the five male suspects who were falsely accused and then prosecuted on charges related to the rape and assault of a woman in Central Park, New York City.
    • Streaming on Netflix
  • Documentary- The Color of Compromise
    • The Color of Compromise Video Study reveals chilling connections between the Church and racism throughout American history. Jemar Tisby explores ways Christians have reinforced theories of racial superiority and inferiority, and outlines the kind of bold action needed to forge a future of equality and justice.
  • Children’s Story Book – The Jazz Man
    • The Jazz Man is a children’s book written by Mary Hays Weik and illustrated by her daughter Ann Grifalconi. The book was published by Atheneum Books in 1966 and received a Newbery Honor in 1967.
February 4, 2021