Take Action Now: I Am Not Your Negro

Read/Watch

  1.        Anything by James Baldwin, consider starting with The Fire Next Time, Go Tell it on the Mountain, Notes of a

Native Son, or If Beale Street Could Talk.

  1.        The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander
  2.        Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, Peggy McIntosh
  3.        White Fragility, Robin DiAngelo ( book and on YouTube)
  4.        Deep Denial: The Persistence of White Supremacy in United States History and Life David Billings

 

Activism & Resources

  1.        Find a local chapter of Black Lives Matter and show your support by attending an event or making a donation
  2.        Showing Up for Racial Justice – SURJ Westchester Chapter (on Facebook) works to organize white people for

racial justice. Attend a meeting or event.

  1.        Center for the Study of White American Culture (EuroAmerican.org): Read archives, visit bookstore; join their

listserv to be notified about local workshops and interactive webinars

  1.        People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond (PISAB.org) Undoing Racism training
  2.        Anti-racist Alliance (AntiRacistAlliance.com)
  3.        Coalition for Undoing Racism through Education (CURE, Westchester)

7.        Cortlandt-Peekskill Anti-Racism Collaborative (CPARC): contact Robin.Alpern@gmail.com

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