Racial Disparities

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Racial Disparities


“Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality”, Melvin Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro
“Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority”, Tom Burrell
“Challenges to Equality: Poverty and Race in America”, Chester Hartman
“Courageous Conversations About Race”, Glenn E Singleton and Curtis W. Linton
“Cultivating Interdependence: A Guide for Race Relations and Racial Justice Organizations”, Maggie Potapchuk
“Cut Dead But Still Alive: Caring for African American Young Men”, Gregory C. Ellison II
“For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood… and the Rest of Y’all Too”, Christopher Emdin
“How to Teach Students Who Don’t Look Like You: Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategies”, Bonnie M. Davis
“Inequality in Twentieth-Century America”, Ira Katznelson
“Lessons Learned: How Communities are Addressing Racial Inequities”, Maggie Potapchuk
“More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City”, William Julius Wilson
“Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An integrated study”, Paula S. Rothenberg
“Race, Identity, and Representation in Education”, Cameron McCarthy and Warren Crichlow
“Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism.” James W. Loewen
“The State of Native America: Genocide, Colonization, and Resistance”, M. Annette Jaimes
“The Mis-Education of the Negro”, Carter Godwin Woodson
“The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness”, Michelle Alexander
“When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America”, Ira Katznelson


Aspen Institute Resources on racism, structural racism, and race equity
Center for Social Inclusion Identifies causes of racial inequity growing out of public policy
Color of Change Campaign design
Equal Justice Initiative (or EJI) Confronts racial injustice, advocates for equality, and creates hope for marginalized communities
Kirwan Institute Interdisciplinary research institute working to create a just and inclusive society
Racial Equity Tools Tools and resources to help evaluate racial equity
Sentencing Project Publishes policy reports and educational materials on criminal justice issues
Urban Institute Video illustrating the racial wealth gap
World Trust Creating social impact through film, including Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial  Inequity