Racial Injustice & Racial Inequity Resources

Latest Updates

Op-ed by Interim Director of the Center on Race and Social Problems James Huguley "Racial Justice: Get Connected, Get Committed"

Statement and Resources from the Center on Race and Social Problems June 2, 2020

Message from Dean Betsy Farmer: "Coming together in difficult times" May 29, 2020

Message from the Associate Dean for Student Success about Minneapolis, Social Work, and Racism May 29, 2020

Events

Watch all sessions of the 2020 Diversity Forum, Advancing Social Justice: A Call To Action, July 28-30 

Resources

Center on Race and Social Problems Resources for Understanding Racism

 Books:

 

Meditation Exercises:

1. Black Lives Matters Meditation for Healing Racial Trauma by Dr. Candice Nicole http://drcandicenicole.com/2016/07/black-lives-matter-meditation/ 

2. Soulfulness 4 Lifehttps://soulfulness4life.com/ uses a culturally congruent approach to mindfulness

 

Apps:

1. Liberate app: Liberate is the #1 meditation app for the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color community. Listen to dozens of guided meditations to ease anxiety, find gratitude, heal internalized racism and micro-aggressions and celebrate Blackness.

https://www.blackenterprise.com/black-founder-creates-meditation-app-for-people-of-color/ 

2. The Safe Place: a Minority Mental Health App geared towards the Black Community to bring awareness, education and hope: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/the-safe-place/id1349460763 

 

Podcasts:

  1. The Breakdown with Dr. Earl: A Mental Health Podcast
  2. The Homecoming Podcast with Dr. Thema

 

Videos:

  1. Dr. Robin DiAngelo discusses 'White Fragility'
  2. The urgency of intersectionality by Kimberlé Crenshaw
  3. What it takes to be racially literate by Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo
  4. Color blind or color brave? by Mellody Hobson

Music: 

  1. Songs Giving us (Much Needed) Life by Code Switch (NPR)

Social Work Practice and Pedagogy

Allyship and anti-racism resources:

 

Other resources:

 

Articles:

 

Reforming Policing:

 

Resources for talking to your children about racism and violence: