If you would like to conduct your own book club discussion, please consider reviewing and/or customizing the following files and resources.
"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?"
by Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD.
Talking to Kids About Race and Racism Webinar Recording: https://vimeo.com/432319597
Dr. Beverly Tatum’s website: https://www.beverlydanieltatum.com/
TED Talk: Is My Skin Brown Because I Drank Chocolate Milk?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_TFaS3KW6s
Social Justice Books: https://socialjusticebooks.org/
Common Sense Media: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
Book: Something Happened in our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice: https://www.amazon.com/Something-Happened-Our-Town-Injustice/dp/1433828545
"How to Be an Antiracist"
by Ibram X. Kendi
Please take a moment to review Dr. Kendi's book club kit (discussion questions included) at: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5913d00603596e07853ef761/t/5dc37dafd013963f1c034404/1573092786304/bookclubkit.ANTIRACIST.pdf
I would also encourage you to watch a TED Talk recorded on June 17, 2020 at: https://www.ted.com/talks/ibram_x_kendi_the_difference_between_being_not_racist_and_antiracist
"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism"
by Robin DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson
Dr. DiAngelo's website: https://www.robindiangelo.com/resources/
Discussion Guide for Educators: https://beacon.org/assets/pdfs/DiAngelo-EducatorsProfDevGuide.pdf
Deconstructing White Privilege video: https://youtu.be/h7mzj0cVL0Q
A Discussions About Race at ACE2019 with Beverly Daniel Tatum and Robin DiAngelo: https://youtu.be/Zsxy_ah6g2A
What’s My Complicity? Talking White Fragility With Robin DiAngelo: https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/summer-2019/whats-my-complicity-talking-white-fragility-with-robin-diangelo
Debunking The Most Common Myths White People Tell About Race | Think | NBC News: https://youtu.be/wjHg65JORi8
"Between the World and Me"
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Discussion Questions Sources
Between the World and Me, poem by Richard Wright. https://youtu.be/NmF30fwjjE8
Ta-Nehisi Coates Reads From Between the World and Me. https://youtu.be/2Ki2fhQIoSI
Ta-Nehisi Coates: We accept violence against African-Americans as normal. https://youtu.be/e1Pb1Nqfofc
Creative Breakthroughs: Ta-Nehisi Coates. https://youtu.be/6voLZDYgPzY
Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates recollects his experiences with racism growing up in Baltimore and introduces his new memoir, "Between the World and Me," written as a series of letters to his 14-year-old son. https://charlierose.com/videos/23633
A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Melissa Murray https://youtu.be/tg7fskiOBKU
“Between the World and Me”: Ta-Nehisi Coates Extended Interview on Being Black in America. https://www.democracynow.org/2015/7/22/between_the_world_and_me_ta
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ full opening statement on reparations at House hearing https://youtu.be/kcCnQ3iRkys
A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Melissa Murray. https://youtu.be/tg7fskiOBKU
"So You Want to Talk About Race"
by Ijeoma Oluo
Please read the "Basic Guidelines". Discussion Guide https://www.sealpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/SealPress-ReadingGuide-So-You-Want-To.pdf
Rutgers-Camden Anti-Racism Book Study (Fall 2020): So You Want to Talk About Race https://libguides.rutgers.edu/c.php?g=1074525
Facing Race: A conversation with Seattle author Ijeoma Oluo https://youtu.be/lFAy0tNPgjM
Talking about race with your own mom can be hard. Here's why it's worth it https://youtu.be/WL5Vip_G4Zc
Ijeoma Oluo with Charles Mudede: So You Want to Talk About Race | Town Hall Seattle https://youtu.be/8CkJVThLCOI
"Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor"
by Layla Saad and Robin DiAngelo
The Circle Way http://www.thecircleway.net/circle-way-guidelines
Strand Book Store Layla F. Saad | Me and White Supremacy https://youtu.be/eHYzBNHuybI
Stepping Out of Privilege with Layla Saad, Author of Me and White Supremacy | The goop Podcast https://youtu.be/gMEXBFhA-NY
NPR 'Me And White Supremacy' Helps You Do The Work Of Dismantling Racism https://www.npr.org/2020/07/06/887646740/me-and-white-supremacy-helps-you-do-the-work-of-dismantling-racism
Teaching Tolerance You and White Supremacy: A Challenge to Educators https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/summer-2019/you-and-white-supremacy-a-challenge-to-educators
The New York Times These Authors Are Glad You’re Buying Their Books. Now Do the Work. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/11/books/review/me-and-white-supremacy-layla-saad.html
"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America"
by Ibram X. Kendi
MIT Media Lab, MLTalks: Ibram X. Kendi in conversation with Danielle Wood https://youtu.be/O41QYSAz-D4
frank gathering, Ibram X Kendi: Stamped from the Beginning https://youtu.be/nBFYQu1ZYD0
American Historical Association, Prof. Ibram X. Kendi: Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America https://youtu.be/OYGfLM0QQL4
PBS Books, Ibram X. Kendi on "Stamped from the Beginning" at the 2016 Miami Book Fair https://youtu.be/IUwO2KvZVKw
Politics and Prose, Ibram X. Kendi, "Stamped From The Beginning" https://youtu.be/cIXj-c6Dbps
Democracy Now! Stamped from the Beginning: Ibram X. Kendi on the History of Racist Ideas in U.S. https://www.democracynow.org/2017/6/28/stamped_from_the_beginning_ibram_x
Articles & Reviews
The Guardian: Stamped from the Beginning review – a timely history of racist ideas in America, Mark Anthony Neal, https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/aug/24/stamped-from-beginning-ibram-x-kendi-review
University of Oxford, Amber Murrey, Learning from Six Centuries of Racist Ideas to Create an Anti-Racist Future https://www.researchgate.net/publication/330359433_Learning_from_Six_Centuries_of_Racist_Ideas_to_Create_an_Anti-Racist_Future
Bethel Lutheran Church, A Call to Justice and Mercy, Reading Guide and Discussion Questions https://www.bethel-madison.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Reading-Guide-Stamped-09282020-FINAL.pdf
First Baptist Church, Discussion Guide, http://firstbaptistmadison.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Stamped-Discussion-Guide.FBCMadison.WI_.pdf
Down The Hobbit Hole Blog, 15 STAMPED DISCUSSION ?’S AND PARENT REVIEW https://downthehobbitholeblog.com/2020/stamped-discussion-questions/
Hachette Book Group, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, NOVL Book Club Guide, "Stamped" https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/StampedBookClubGuide.pdf
Hachette Book Group, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Educator's Guide "Stamped" https://www.pghschools.org/cms/lib/PA01000449/Centricity/Domain/31/STAMPED-edu-guide.pdf
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
BOUNCE, BLACKBOXINTERVIEW Feat Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Hosted By Ebuka | Part 1 https://youtube.com/watch?v=z_Ec4dtjn1Y
The danger of a single story | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie https://youtu.be/D9Ihs241zeg
We should all be feminists | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | TEDxEuston https://youtu.be/hg3umXU_qWc
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - “Dear Ijeawele” & Raising a Child to Be a Feminist | The Daily Show https://youtu.be/czogWQ34X1Y
Chimamanda adichie interview shuts down a white french journalist https://youtu.be/jBHxngv9pX8
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - "Americanah" - International Authors' Stage https://youtu.be/b8r-dP9NqX8
Articles & Reviews
Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira’s Americanah Reportedly Scrapped at HBO Max https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2020/10/lupita-nyongo-danai-gurira-americanah-hbo-max
"The New Jim Crow"
by Michelle Alexander
"13th"Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay's examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America. https://youtu.be/krfcq5pF8u8
"COVID-19 and Prison Reform with Michelle Alexander," Union Theological Society, June 25, 2020, https://youtu.be/EOgQMkYpQD4
"White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide"
by Dr. Carol Anderson
Our System Is Corroded: Carol Anderson on Rampant Police Violence and Assault on Voting Rights, Democracy Now!, https://youtu.be/MvrsPT-o_4g
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Interview with Dr. Carol Anderson, https://youtube.com/watch?v=QkanNI58Q-E
Book Club Reader’s Guide by Sister District Action Network (SDAN), https://sisterdistrict.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Sister-District-Book-Club-White-Rage-Readers-Guide.pdf
"The Color of Law"
by Richard Rothstein
"Segregated by Design," 17 minute film, https://www.segregatedbydesign.com
Richard Rothstein, "The Color Of Law" (with Ta-Nehisi Coates), Politics and Prose, https://youtu.be/9Pb6y9rNKmo
"Race -- The Power of an Illusion, Episode 3, The House We Live In": https://vimeo.com/265756935
California State PTA, Book Discussion Guide, https://capta.org/book-club-discussion-the-color-of-law/
"Waking Up White"
by Debby Irving
"Finding Myself in the Story of Race | Debby Irving | TEDx Fenway" https://youtu.be/c5nqN8tmfok
"A Follow-Up Conversation with Debby Irving, Roberta Gill-Brooks, and Lonnie Reed" https://youtu.be/hePfdshZ3P8
Office of Social Justice (OSJ), Christian Reformed Church (CRC), Waking Up White by Debby Irving Discussion Guide, http://justice.crcna.org/sites/default/files/Waking%20Up%20White%20Discussion%20Questions.pdf
"Tears We Cannot Stop"
by Michael Eric Dyson
"The Water Dancer"
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Here are some additional resources from last night's discussion:
Ta-Nehisi Coates - Transforming His Books Into Films | The Daily Social Distancing Show https://youtu.be/fA2f0qYvRmc
125 Black-Owned Bookstores in America That Amplify the Best in Literature https://www.oprahdaily.com/entertainment/books/a33497812/black-owned-bookstores/ Calida Rawles on depicting godlike black bodies. https://www.calidagarciarawles.com/waterdancer
"Dying of Whiteness"
by Jonathan Metzl
"The Warmth of Other Suns"
by Isabel Wilkerson
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