Contains full-text ebooks, journals, primary source documents (including speeches, letters, and interviews), historical documents, and videos from the Associated Press for researching the culture, traditions, social treatment, and lived experiences of multiple ethnic groups in America.
The 1619 Project, inaugurated with a special issue of The New York Times Magazine, challenges us to reframe U.S. history by marking the year when the first enslaved Africans arrived on Virginia soil as our nation's foundational date. Here you will find reading guides, activities, and other resources to bring The 1619 Project into your classroom. Wondering where to start? Dive into the Reading Guide.
AllSides reveals media bias and helps heal political polarization on race and racism and other related issues, including inequality, slavery and civil rights. Burst your filter bubble: understand perspectives and stances from liberals, conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between on race and racism — explore fact checks, data, pro-con arguments and balanced news.
This toolkit represents the work of 15 grassroots organizations with Asian American bases living in the most precarious margins of power: low-income tenants, youth, undocumented immigrants, low-wage workers, refugees, women and girls, and queer and trans people. All of the modules are designed to begin with people’s lived experiences, to build structural awareness of why those experiences are happening, and how they are tied to the oppression of others. By highlighting the role of people’s resistance both past and present, the toolkit also seeks to build hope and a commitment to political struggle.
BlkFreedom is a new digital platform that commemorates one of the country’s oldest holidays, Juneteenth, featuring an original video presentation with Lonnie G. Bunch III, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Dr. Johnetta Betsch Cole, the first female African American president of Spelman College, and the Honorable Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, the first woman and the first African American to lead the national library.
The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.
The Leadership Conference’s founders came together in 1950 out of the belief that the fight for civil rights could not be won by one group alone but needed to be waged in coalition. That common purpose gave our leaders the wisdom to see that civil rights are women’s rights and LGBTQ rights and immigrant rights and workers’ rights and disability rights and human rights. That common purpose is our coalition’s inheritance. It is a living legacy that binds us together — in cause and community.
We work to help leaders change their world—and the world needs changing. The killings of Daunte Wright, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the loss of far too many Black lives to list, have left our nation anguished and outraged. While now is a time for grief and anger, it is also a time for resolve. Find resources on this site to learn what you can do to create a more just and equitable world.
Overhaul of Advocacy is an ever-changing database created to cut through the noise and get to the Black voices that should be centered. Our purpose is to include as many Black voices as possible, including LGBTQIA+ leaders, leaders with disabilities, leaders in the medical and mental health fields, and more.
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast features movement voices, stories, and strategies for racial justice. Co-hosts Chevon and Hiba give their unique takes on race and pop culture, and uplift narratives of hope, struggle, and joy, as we continue to build the momentum needed to advance racial justice in our policies, institutions, and culture. Build on your racial justice lens and get inspired to drive action by learning from organizational leaders and community activists.
On Pod Save the People, DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with Kaya Henderson and De’Ara Balenger. They offer a unique take on the news, with a special focus on overlooked stories and topics that often impact people of color.
Why? Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for? Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen took a deep dive into these questions, along with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika, in this fourteen-part documentary series, released between February and August 2017.
CEOs and C-suite leaders from multinational brands and regional businesses reveal why diversity and inclusion are defining factors in a company’s growth and success at scale. It's more than checking the boxes — together, business leaders are listening, understanding, and taking action for real change.