Articles and Other Writings

The Impact of Slavery Today

Reparations are gaining mainstream support, and are a solution

Why Juneteenth is a celebration of hope

5 things people still get wrong about slavery

Ex-Slaves talk about Slavery in the USA

Breaking Down The 1619 Project & History of Slavery in America w/ Nikole Hannah-Jones

How the legacy of slavery affects the mental health of black Americans today

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome. How Is It Different From PTSD?

The US medical system is still haunted by slavery

Tulsa's Black Wall Street massacre

Mass Incarceration: Envisioning A Moral Future, Featuring Michelle Alexander

The Role Publishing Plays in the Commodification of Black Pain

The Power of Black Lives Matter - How the movement that’s changing America was built and where it goes next

Additional articles on race and racism

The Great Fire – Guest Edited by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Vanity Fair

Asian Americans Are Still Caught in the Trap of the ‘Model Minority’ Stereotype. And It Creates Inequality for All by Viet Thannh Nguyen, Time Magazine

The time James Baldwin told UC Berkeley that Black lives matter  Ivan Natividad, Berkeley News

Colleges Must Take a New Approach to Systemic Racism. Inside Higher Ed

Don’t Rely on Black Faculty to Do the Antiracist Work. Inside Higher Ed

Combating Anti-Blackness in the AI Community by Devin Guillory

The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates. The Atlantic

Don’t understand the protests? What you’re seeing is people pushed to the edge,” by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Los Angeles Times

Allyship (& Accomplice): The What, Why, and How by Michelle Kim | Medium (November 10, 2019)

We're in a moment of collective trauma. But there are glimmers of hope by john a. powell | Othering & Belonging Institute (June 2, 2020)

“Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi | Atlantic (May 12, 2020)

Letter From Oakland: Black Motherhood in Sleepless Times by Idrissa Simmonds-Nastili. Literary Hub

The assumptions of white privilege and what we can do about it by Bryan Massingale

To Dismantle Systemic Racism, White People Must Be Willing to Give Up Their Power by Alicia Sheares 

103 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice by Corinne Shutack (August 2017)

Don’t Talk about Implicit Bias Without Talking about Structural Racism (PDF) (June 13, 2019 ) 

Colleges Must Take a New Approach to Systemic Racism - Inside Higher Ed

5 Powerful Ways to take REAL Action on DEI. Center for Creative Leadership