Anti-Racist Resources

Intercultural PedagogyThere are a large number of documents currently being posted online with suggestions for what to read or teach related to anti-racism. Given that dialogue across racial boundaries is one form of intercultural dialogue, the topic is particularly relevant to CID. For a one-page introduction, see KC97: Anti-Racist Education.

Race is happening. Never mind that race is always happening but it is especially happening now, urgently happening. . .
– Lauren Michele Jackson

Here are a few of the reading lists currently circulating:

Chicago Public Library. (2020). Anti-racist reading list from Ibram X. Kendi.

EmbraceRace. (N.D.). Looking for excellent “diverse” books for children? Start here!

Flicker, Sarah Sophie, & Klein, Alyssa. (2020). Anti-racism resources.

Stamborski, Anna, Zimmermann, Nikki, & Gregory, Bailie. (2020). Scaffolded anti-racism resources.

and a set of further links can be found here:

Washington Area Women’s Foundation. (2020). Anti-racism resources.

Related information is here:

Black Lives Matter. (2020). What matters .


After you’ve read some of those sources, listen to this interview:

Holmes, Linda (Host). (2020, June 10). The limitations of an anti-racist reading list [Radio broadcast]. National Public Radio.

or read this essay by the author interviewed on that radio show:

Jackson, Lauren Michele. (2020, June 4). What is an anti-racist reading list for? Vulture.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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