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Anti-racism resources

June 2020
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In a recent conversation, a student spoke of the protests in response to George Floyd's murder. She described feeling heartbroken and said, "It's hard to know where to look and what to do." Her sentiment reminded me of this post by poet cleo wade

“That voice within you that says, ‘This is not okay’ is a direct call from the basic goodness of your spirit. Pick it up. Every time. Pick it up. And stay on the line until you figure out how to help.”

If you are looking for opportunities to learn more and take action, these organizations have wonderful resources and articles:

If you are new to the conversation on racial justice and bias, here are a few resources to get started:

  1. Learn about the history of racial justice in the US

  2. Understand unconscious bias

  3. Confront your own biases

  4. See a concise illustration of privilege

  5. Actively work to be an ally