RESOURCES

READ

Curated selection of educational articles and books.

WATCH

Selection of educational videos on racism, stereotypes, how to be an up stander.

LISTEN

Podcasts and Tedtalks.

TALK

For additional resources or if you have a question on how to approach a difficult topic, contact the FORJ team.

READING

Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools
by Amanda E. Lewis

This book creates a rich and disturbing portrait of the achievement gap

that still exists decades after segregation has ended.

Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race
by Debby Irving

The author hopes her book will, "give you new insights into how racism works and why you (or white people you know) can get so anxious when it comes to talking about race and racism." 

Boston. Racism. Image. Reality. 
by Spotlight Team
 

Boston Globe series that examines race and racism in our own backyard, covering the arts, sports, and politics.

Click here for article.

How Should I Talk about Race in My Mostly White Classroom?
by ADL

Techniques for having difficult conversations on race.

Click Here for article.

 

Videos

 

Audio / Podcasts

How to Not (Accidentally) Raise a Racist

Podcast: Longest Shortest Time

Episode 116

White Guilt and Other Crazy Sh*t

Podcast: Longest Shortest Time

Episode 135

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discussing Race

TEDxHampshireCollege