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Douglas Rushkoff

How Centuries of Black Strength Created a Blueprint for Economic Recovery

The Underground Railroad gave the enslaved freedom and money. That network offers modern fiscal lessons.

Medium
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Kriston McIntosh, Emily Moss, Ryan Nunn and Jay Shambaugh

Examining the Black-White Wealth Gap

Wealth gaps between white and black Americans are large and consistent over time and circumstances.

Brookings Institution
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Heidi Bush, Crag Metrick, Jennifer Leonard, Katherine Pease and John Wilson

Investing to Advance Racial Equity

Investors can help to mitigate financial inequality caused by systemic racism.

Cornerstone Capital Group
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Jessica R. Graham-LoPresti, Amber Calloway,, Tahirah Abdullah and Lindsey M. West

The Link Between Experiences of Racism and Stress and Anxiety for Black Americans

Learn about the oft-forgotten impacts that racism has on mental health.

Anxiety.org
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BIASES & PREJUDICES
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Jennifer L. Eberhardt PhD

Biased

Bias is innate and affects all your perceptions. Luckily, that doesn’t mean your views can’t change.

Viking
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Howard J. Ross

Everyday Bias

Free your decision making from unconscious biases.

Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.
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Mehrsa Baradaran

The Color of Money

Black Americans have far less wealth than white Americans because the US economy is rigged.

Belknap Press
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Vanessa Echols, Hank Van Putten, Mary Robinson and Rachel Luce-Hitt

Microaggression

Just because you didn’t intend to insult doesn’t mean it didn’t hurt.

Colorblind
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Elizabeth Kolbert

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

In an ideal world, people’s opinions would evolve as more facts become available.

The New Yorker
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HOW TO START A CONVERSATION
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Mary-Frances Winters

We Can’t Talk About That at Work!

Bold conversations you think you should avoid can make a positive contribution to your workplace.

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
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Katie Mehnert and Paula Glover

How Workplaces Can Invite Dialogue on Race

Conversations on race can get hard, painful and awkward⁠ – all the more reason to have them at work.

MIT Sloan Management Review
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Michelle Lebaron and Venashri Pillay

Conflict Across Cultures

Intercultural conflicts often seem intractable – but they don't have to be. This book explains why.

Intercultural Press
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Robin DiAngelo

How White People Handle Diversity Training in the Workplace

Diversity training teaches people to be more inclusive. But what if they’re too defensive to learn?

Medium
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Hillary Frank and Brigitte Vittrup

How to Not (Accidentally) Raise a Racist

White parents often have the luxury of being able to ignore racial issues. Here’s why they shouldn’t.

The Longest Shortest Time
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Michelle Garcia

11 Anti-Racist Actions You Can Take at Work – Today and Every Day

Learn how you can promote racial equality at your workplace.

The Muse
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REVIEWS
How to Talk About Sensitive Topics
Anatasia S. Kim and Alicia del Prado: It’s Time to Talk (and Listen). New Harbinger, 2019.
How to Talk About Sensitive Topics

Two psychologists offer a timely conversational model to help you engage in constructive conversations.

A towering presence
John Lewis: Across That Bridge. A Vision for Change and the Future of America. Hachette, 2017.
A towering presence

From a young sharecropper to a civil rights pioneer: John Lewis details his journey.

A Good Antiracist Is Hard to Find
Robin DiAngelo: White Fragility. Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. Beacon Press, 2018.
A Good Antiracist Is Hard to Find

All white Americans are racists, according to sociologist Robin DiAngelo. Does she have a point?

How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi: How to Be an Antiracist. One World, 2019.
How to Be an Antiracist

A personal, thorough perspective on racism and American life.

Say Her Name!
Brittney Cooper: Eloquent Rage. A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower. Picador, 2019.
Say Her Name!

Rutgers professor Brittney Cooper explains why you should empathize with the rage that shaped her life as a Black feminist battling racism and sexism.

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HOW TO BE AN ALLY TO MARGINALIZED GROUPS
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Tiffany Jana and Michael Baran

Subtle Acts of Exclusion

An inclusive corporate culture fosters greater collaboration, productivity, happiness and connection.

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
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Lean In

How to Be a Workplace Ally

These concrete solutions will help women work together and advocate for one another in the workplace.

Lean In
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Amélie Lamont

The Guide to Allyship

Be an ally - the right way!

Guide to Allyship
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Alan Henry

How to Succeed When You’re Marginalized or Discriminated Against at Work

No productivity hack in the world will help you if your work goes unnoticed.

The New York Times
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Q&As
“How Can I Stop Racism in My Workplace?”
“How Can I Stop Racism in My Workplace?”

Three steps you should take seriously if you care about a corporate culture that works for all.

“What Can I Do to Counter My Biases and Prejudices?”
“What Can I Do to Counter My Biases and Prejudices?”

Everyone has them. Many suffer from them. Because most of us do too little to overcome them. Here is how it works.

VIDEO: Leveraging Privilege for a Greater Good
THE INCLUSIVE ORGANIZATION
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Ellen McGirt

Google Searches Its Soul

With diversity initiatives on the rise, can Google improve its image and ensure its competitive advantage?

Fortune
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Sondra Thiederman

Making Diversity Work

If you think you don’t have any personal biases, you’re wrong. Everyone does – but you can overcome.

Kaplan Publishing
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Michelle T. Johnson

The Diversity Code

Getting diversity right in terms of respecting individuals

AMACOM
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R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.

World Class Diversity Management

Expert, real-world strategies for measuring and managing diversity.

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
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SOCIAL POLICY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
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Ronald Dworkin

Taking Rights Seriously

Individuals possess moral, legal and political rights – whether the state recognizes them or not.

Harvard University Press
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Randal Pinkett, Jeffrey Robinson and Philana Patterson

Black Faces in White Places

How African-Americans can clear the obstacles they encounter and change the world

AMACOM
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Fredrick C. Harris and Robert C. Lieberman

The Return of Racism?

Calling out racism is important, but uprooting racial inequality necessitates institutional reform.

Foreign Affairs
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THE HISTORY OF MOVEMENTS TO DRIVE CHANGE
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Donald T. Phillips

Martin Luther King, Jr. on Leadership

The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. taught the world about human justice and civil rights, but in order to do so, he first had to become an effective leader.

Warner Books, Inc.
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Nelson Mandela

Long Walk to Freedom

Nelson Mandela’s candid, heroic life story inspires, informs and instructs

Little, Brown & Company
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Mamphela Ramphele

Laying Ghosts to Rest

How much do the ghosts of “racism, ethnic chauvinism, sexism and authoritarianism” still haunt South Africa?

Tafelberg
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Condoleezza Rice

Democracy

Ex-secretary of state Condoleezza Rice says democracy lies somewhere between authoritarianism and chaos.

Twelve
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Rebecca Traister

Good and Mad

Women should forget “don’t get mad, get even.” Instead, get mad – and then get even.

Simon & Schuster
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BACKGROUND
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Edward E. Baptist

The Half Has Never Been Told

The United States’ original sin – slavery – created the modern US economy in the decades before the Civil War.

Basic Books
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Walter Scheidel

The Great Leveler

Want income equality? History says to start a revolution – a bloody, devastating one.

Princeton University Press
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Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil

The Girl Who Smiled Beads

Rwandan refugee Clemantine Wamariya puts a human face on the devastation of genocide.

Crown Publishing Group
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W. E. B. Du Bois

The Souls of Black Folk

W.E.B. Du Bois’s harrowing treatise is one of the most influential works on the African-American experience ever written.

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Lauren Leader-Chivée

Crossing the Thinnest Line

Support diversity to strengthen your career, company and society.

Center Street
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Barbara B. Adams PsyD

Women, Minorities, & Other Extraordinary People

After 50 years of diversity efforts, US workplaces remain largely inhospitable to women and minorities.

Greenleaf Book Group
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