Exploring Racial Justice & Equality

A repository of books, podcasts & movies to learn about Racial Inequality, Systemic Racism & Justice in America

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Let us find a way forward to a better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future, and renders the present inaccessible.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

James Baldwin

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.

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Frequently Asked Questions

what is systemic racism?

Systemic or Institutional racism is a form of racism that is embedded as normal practice within society or an organisation. It can lead to such issues as discrimination in criminal justice, employment, housing, health care, political power, and education, among other issues.

Source | More Info:wikipedia.org

how can i support black lives matter?

BLM’s #WhatMatters2020 will focus on issues concerning racial injustice, police brutality, criminal justice reform, Black immigration, economic injustice, LGBTQIA+ and human rights, environmental injustice, access to healthcare, access to quality education, and voting rights and suppression.

Source | More Info:blacklivesmatter.com

What is Racial Trauma?

Racial trauma, a form of race-based stress, refers to People of Color and Indigenous individuals’ (POCI) reactions to dangerous events and real or perceived experiences of racial discrimination. Such experiences may include threats of harm and injury, humiliating and shaming events, and witnessing racial discrimination toward other POCI.

Source | More Info:American Psychological Association

How To Be An Ally - What can I do to help?

LEAP: A Framework for Becoming a Better Ally to Black Employees. L: Listen and learn from your Black colleagues’ experiences. E: Engage with Black colleagues in racially diverse and more casual settings. A: Ask Black employees about their work and their goals. P: Provide your Black colleagues with opportunities, suggestions, encouragement, and general support.

Source | More Info:Harvard Business Review