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WEBSITES

21-Day Racial Equity Habitat Building Challenge

Setting our intentions and adjusting what we spend our time doing is essential. It’s all about building new habits. Sometimes the hardest part is just getting started. Join the 21-Day Challenge Now!

WeAreCapable.org

Join the movement to be part of the solution. Chronically Capable partners with organizations to connect with chronically ill and disabled talent and create productive, inclusive workforces.

FreeTheWork.com

A curated talent-discovery platform for underrepresented creators

WhiteSupremacyCulture.com

This website is an update on research and writing done by Tema Okun author of the original article on White Supremacy Culture in 1999. 

Invisible Culture: An Electronic Journal For Visual Culture

A student run interdisciplinary journal published online twice a year in an open access format. Through peer reviewed articles, creative works, and reviews of books, films, and exhibitions, our issues explore changing themes in visual culture.

DebbyIrving.com

Racial justice educator and writer.

ARTICLES

24 Movies and TV Shows to Watch During Black History Month and Beyond - Glamour Magazine

There are so many anti-racist movies and TV series that show Black stories front and center available on streaming platforms. We even made a list, below. While it’s not comprehensive, it is a place to begin.

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Race

We are a country built on fabrication, nostalgia, and euphemism. And every time America shows the worst of itself, all the contradictions collapse into the lie I've heard nonstop for the last several years: "This isn't who we are."

New Data Reveals the World-Changing Power of Inspiring Managers

What if every person and every team in your organization could have an inspiring and effective manager? Now a new report, The State of the Manager 2021, co-sponsored by Glint and LinkedIn Learning, provides numbers to tell the story. 

What a Year of WFH Has Done to Our Relationships at Work

New research from Microsoft shows that employees and teams are becoming much more siloed. In particular, connections with people outside our immediate teams has shrunk dramatically, leading to fewer places to connect around innovative ideas and fewer opportunities to build social capital.

Why Diversity Data Alone Can’t Measure Commitment To Diversity, Equity And Inclusion

On March 18, 2021, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion, held a virtual hearing titled “By the Numbers: How Diversity Data Can Measure Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.”

The Problem With the “Disney Version of History”

We can celebrate Dr. King and interrupt the idea that our progress toward justice has been continuous and inevitable.

Resources For Talking About Race, Racism, and Racialized Violence With Kids

This document was compiled by Center for Racial Justice in Education to be a resource to help you discuss racism with your kids.

Christopher Emdin Wants Your Students to See You Struggle

In his new book Ratchetdemic, TC’s Emdin challenges educators who seek to transform their students’ lives to start by liberating their own mind.

Black Representation in Film & TV: The challenges and impact of increasing diversity

While a certain amount of progress has been made with on-screen talent in recent years, and although several entertainment companies are starting to make strides toward diversity and inclusion, our new analysis shows that inequity persists and is deeply entrenched across the film and TV ecosystem.

Leading From the Future: A new Social Technology For Our Times

Why Is It So Hard to Speak Up at Work?

Psychological safety is the belief that you can take risks and put forward ideas without facing ridicule or retaliation. More often than not, it’s women — especially women of color — who don’t feel comfortable doing so.

Debunking 5 Diversity & Inclusion Myths

You’ve probably heard of the “pipeline problem,” which stipulates that there aren’t enough diverse, qualified candidates for companies to hire women and people of color. Here’s the catch: the “pipeline problem” is a myth...

We See You White American Theater

We come together as a community of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) theatremakers, in the legacy of August Wilson's ,,, I he Ground on Which I Stand" to let you know exactly what ground we stand on in the wake of our nation's civic unrest. 

7 Racist Slurs Which You Should Drop From Your Vocabulary

Political correctness has been one of the biggest learnings of this year. Amid a worldwide outbreak, voices from all over the world rallied against the age-old contagions that have been plaguing humanity.

The 14 Actions Needed For World-Class Diversity & Inclusion Work

We know a great deal about what leaders do and how they do it. But we know very little about the inner place, the source from which they operate

This document was compiled by The Center for Global Inclusion.

VIDEO

13th - Netflix Full Feature Film

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.

Trader Joe's Manager Displays Super Human Patience With Anti-Mask Protester Trying to Break Into Store

Nearly a year into the deadliest pandemic in a century, the U.S. is still battling not only the virus, but Americans living in denial of reality as well.

Coded Biases - PBS

Coded Bias exposes prejudices and threats to civil liberty in facial recognition algorithms and artificial intelligence.

5 of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Most Memorable Speeches

Fifty years after his death, here’s a look back at some of the civil rights leader’s most memorable speeches.

BOOKS

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nester

Breath explores how the human species has lost the ability to breathe properly over the past several hundred thousand years and is now suffering from a laundry list of maladies. Breath spent 18 weeks of the New York Times bestseller list in the first year of publication and was an instant bestseller in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Sunday London Times.