Watch Suggestions for Anti-Racism Work
- La Crosse 2021 MLK Celebration Recording of the Jan. 18 2021 program featuring Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
- It Takes a Community to Eradicate Hate TED Talk with La Crosse Resident Wale Elegbede
- Recording of Anti-Racism: The La Crosse Viewpoint Roundtable hosted by GLADC, Oct. 1, 2020
- Jim Crow of the North PBS Documentary on housing segregation in Minneapolis, MN
- Why We Must Confront Hard Historical Truths TED Talk with Hasan Kwame Jeffries
- The Difference Between Being Not Racist and Antiracist TED Talk with Ibram X. Kendi
- Voices of Uprising: The Long Path Towards Racial Justice with Dr. Richard Breaux, Antoiwana Williams, Darrell King, Jr., June 17, 2020
- WXOW Hometown Conversations hosted by WXOX
- The Color of Fear Movie- Diversitytrainingfilms.com. What it Means to be American The 'Red Ground' Scene
- Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man - Emmanuel Acho Part 1 Part 2
- 10 Documentaries to watch instead of asking a person of color to explain things to you. If you, like many, are finding it hard to articulate how to discuss issues of racism, injustice, discrimination and privilege, we’d like to encourage you to take some time to learn and listen.
Racism Has a Cost for Everyone - Heather C. McGhee
Racism makes our economy worse -- and not just in ways that harm people of color, says public policy expert Heather C. McGhee. From her research and travels across the US, McGhee shares startling insights into how racism fuels bad policymaking and drains our economic potential -- and offers a crucial rethink on what we can do to create a more prosperous nation for all. "Our fates are linked," she says. "It costs us so much to remain divided." Heather C. McGhee designs and promotes solutions to inequality in America, showing what individuals, governments and the private sector can do to help the country live up to its ideals.
How Should White People Talk about Race? - Keonte Turner
In this episode of Ethics Today we talk to Keonte Turner, member of the La Crosse School Board and the La Crosse MLK Community Celebration Committee, about the discomfort white people often feel in addressing racial issues, the burden of publicly representing minority populations, and the challenge of working to reform institutions from within. Hosted by Richard Kyte of the DB Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University
Sundown Towns - Jenny DeRocher
In 2016, UW-La Crosse History student Jenny DeRocher wrote and presented her capstone project, which argues that the city of La Crosse, WI can be considered a sundown town. DeRocher used framework outlined by sociologist James W. Loewen, a researcher of sundown towns who defined them as U.S. communities that historically worked to keep their population all-white throughout the 20th century by intentionally using a variety of tactics, including what he called "freeze outs." It is through this strategy that DeRocher found supporting evidence to argue that La Crosse was a sundown town, which has lasting effects in today's community.
Let's Get to the Root of Racial Injustice - Megan Ming Francis
In this talk, Megan Francis traces the root causes of our current racial climate to their core causes, debunking common misconceptions and calling out "fix-all" cures to a complex social problem. Megan Ming Francis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington where she specializes in the study of American politics, race, and the development of constitutional law.
White Rage: The Unspoken truth of our nation’s divide - Carol Anderson.
Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University. Her research focuses on public policy with regards to race, justice, and equality.
Award-winning three-part video series from PBS. Shorter clips and text resources available online. A great place to start your learning journey. The clip at left focuses on unjust structural systems that have led over time to a huge gap in wealth between white and non-white population groups in the U.S. Important factual, historical information usually left out of textbooks.
Concepts Unwrapped: Implicit Bias
What is implicit bias, what's the evidence, and how does it affect us?
University of Texas-Austin
McCombs School of Business
How to Deconstruct Racism, One Headline at a Time
TED Talk by Baratunde Thurston "explores the phenomenon of white Americans calling the police on black Americans who have committed the crimes of ... eating, walking or generally 'living while black.'" Read more on the TED Talk webpage.