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Why Search Committees Need to Emphasize Ideological Diversity. Departments suffer, and so do students, when faculty members try to replicate themselves. The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 23, 2020.

Teaching: When Students Resist Learning About Racism. The Chronicle of Higher Education. July 23, 2020.

Black Students Have Less Access to Selective Public Colleges Now Than 20 Years Ago, Report Finds. The Chronicle of Higher
Education. July 21, 2020.

How Higher Ed Can Stop Affirmative Action for Rich White People. The Chronicle of Higher Education. July 8, 2020.

Colleges Are in for a Racial Reckoning. Name Changes Are Only the Beginning. What would it take to really address the role that colleges play in perpetuating racial inequality? The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 5, 2020

Interrogating Your Discipline, and Other Ways Into Anti-Racist Teaching. Readers share advice and resources for instructors starting to work on anti-racist pedagogy and for academics of color seeking support and community. The Chronicle of Higher Education. July 2, 2020

Interrogating Your Discipline, and Other Ways Into Anti-Racist Teaching. Beth McMurtrie. The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 2, 2020

Colleges Must Confront Structural Racism. . The Chronicle of Higher Education,July 01, 2020

Can Higher Education Help Fix America’s Policing Problem? Erik Kelderman, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 1, 2020

What Does It Mean to Support Vulnerable Students During the Pandemic? June 25, 2020

What is Owed? New York Times Magazine, June 24, 2020

College Athletes Are, Once Again, Protesting Racism. Could This Time Be Different? This link opens in a ne  A scholar of race and sports talks about about the history of collegiate protests and why she's a skeptic when it comes to institutional promises. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 15, 2020.

Higher Ed’s Reckoning With Race This link opens in a new wi. A conversation about bigotry, diversity, and opportunity. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 15, 2020.

For Colleges, Protests Over Racism May Put Everything on the Line: This link opens in a new wiThe Chronicle of Higher Education, June 12, 2020.

Tired of Racism and Pushing for Change. Inside Higher Ed, June 12, 2020.

60 Colleges Will Join Forces to Tackle Racial Inequity. Here’s Their Plan. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 12, 2020.

The Coming Campus Protests: College leaders will be judged by their actions — not their words. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 10, 2020.

‘I Was Fed Up’: How #BlackInTheIvory Got Started, and What Its Founders Want to See Next. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 9, 2020.

Higher Ed’s Toothless Response to the Killing of George Floyd Higher Ed’s Toothless Response to the Killing of George Floyd, The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 8, 2020.

Black Scientists Face a Big Disadvantage in Winning NIH Grants, Study Finds. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 3, 2020.

How long must we wait? What it's like to be black and exhausted in America. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 3, 2020.

After George Floyd’s Killing, what academics can do. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1, 2020.

How Higher Ed Can Fight Racism: ‘Speak Up When It’s Hard’. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1, 2020.

Three College Leaders on Hope, Despair, and the Killing of George Floyd. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1, 2020.

Being a Black Academic in America. The Chronicle Review, April 18, 2019

 

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: The CIO’s Role in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Almost two years after its release, the EDUCAUSE CIO's Commitment on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has attracted more than 550 signatures. Many in the higher education technology workforce report benefiting from DEI actions included in the statement, but more progress is needed.

Articles:

Nature: Black Live Matter portal at: https://www.springernature.com/gp/researchers/campaigns/black-lives-matter . A collection of books, journal articles and magazine content that amplifies Black voices and the issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement.

RUF, J. (2020). “Spirit-Murdering” Comes to Zoom: Racist Attacks Plague Online Learning. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 37(4), 8.

Viet Duong, Phu Pham, Tongyu Yang, Yu Wang, Jiebo Luo. (2020).  The Ivory Tower Lost: How College Students Respond Differently than the General Public to theCOVID-19 Pandemic. arXiv, Cornell University.

Books:

Critical Race Theory (Third Edition) by Richard Delgado; Jean Stefancic; Angela Harris (Foreword by)    Publication Year: 2017

Critical Race Theory: the Cutting Edge by Richard Delgado (Editor); Jean Stefancic. Publication Year: 2013 (call number Hodges Library Stacks KF4755 .C75 2000)

Critical Race Theory: the Key Writings that Formed the Movement by Kimberle Crenshaw; Neil Gotanda; Garry Peller; Kendall Thomas (Editor); Cornel West (Foreword by). 1995

Crossroads, Directions, and a New Critical Race Theory by Francisco Valdes (Editor); Jerome McCristal-Culp (Editor); Angela P. Harris (Editor). 2002

Race, Racism and American Law by Derrick A. Bell. 2008 (call number Hodges Library, Stacks KF4757 .B35 2008)

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Law Deans Antiracist Clearinghouse Project. The AALS is taking various steps, including the curation of this webpage, to respond to racism in the United States, a scourge that threatens both our democracy and the rule of law. By creating a space for our collective voices as leaders of law schools to engage our institutions in the fight for justice and equality, we strive to focus our teaching, scholarship, service, activism, programming, and initiatives on strategies to eradicate racism.

Black Lives Matter Toolkits and Reports, July 6, 2020.

 

Institutional Racism: A Syllabus: How can we help students understand George Floyd’s death in the context of institutionalized racism?

 

The Professor is In article: http://theprofessorisin.com/2020/06/14/you-may-be-your-black-colleagues-amy-cooper-blm-guest-post/

 

Antiracist Pedagogy Reading ListCompiled by Andrea Aebersold, Ph.D - University of California, Irvine

*This is a working document with the goal of better understanding antiracist pedagogy in higher education. Sources will continue to be added. Email andrea.aebersold@uci.edu with additional sources. Please feel free to share this document.

 

This living document contains resources on taking action against racism.

 

Scaffolded resources for becoming and antiracist, from Devon Mims, UFCVM student: Scaffolding Antiracism Resources

Mehta, R., & Aguilera, E. (2020). A critical approach to humanizing pedagogies in online teaching and learning. International Journal of Information & Learning Technology, 37(3), 109–120. https://doi-org.proxy.lib.utk.edu/10.1108/IJILT-10-2019-0099

 

Black Lives Matter Instructional Library. Visual resource for K-12. Click on books to hear them read aloud.

Rocky Topics: Allyship and Antiracism Reading List. Racial Justice Resources Compiled by the UTK Women, Gender and Sexuality Program and Dr. Patrick R. Grzanka

TLI’s Inclusive Teaching Toolbox: https://teaching.utk.edu/inclusiveteachingtoolbox/

TLI’s Inclusive Teaching Resource List: https://teaching.utk.edu/inclusiveteaching/

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