Articles on Race

Cliff Williams

Racial Microaggressions and Whiteness on Christian Campuses: Making the Invisible Visible

Contains lists of racial microaggressions that minority students at two Christian colleges have been the recipients of, plus descriptions of how the recipients of racial microaggressions reacted to them and a description of how whiteness contrasts with the experiences of racial minorities.

Black and Wild, Like a Bear: Police Brutality and Moral Perception

"In the 1991 video of Rodney King being beaten by four or five police officers, the black King is on the ground writhing in pain as he tries to defend himself from the clubs of the white officers."

Becoming Aware of My Whiteness by Sophie Clarke 2019

"I entered a new community . . . and I encountered things I had never encountered before in my squeaky white spaces."

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (Boston: Beacon Press, 2018) by Robin DiAngelo A review 2018

“White people in North America live in a society that is deeply separate and unequal by race, and white people are the beneficiaries of that separation and inequality." – Robin DiAngelo, White Fragility, p. 1

Race and Justice: Quotations by Black and Brown Americans on Their Situation 2016

Long quotations from current and classic writers on race, including Bryan Stevenson, Michelle Alexander, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Cornel West, James Cone, Rosa Parks, James Baldwin, Shirley Chisholm, and Sojourner Truth.

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