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Lemon Project Educational Resources

 

Special thanks to Dr. Jodi Allen, Assistant Director of History, Director of the Lemon Project for curating this list for W&M FSL. 

 
Lectures and Interviews

Anderson, Carol. “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation’s Divide”
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=carol+anderson

Diangelo, Robin. Dr. Robin Diangelo discusses “White Fragility”
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=robin+diangelo+lecture

Eberhardt, Jennifer. Democracy Now interview https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?fr=mcafee&p=democracy+now+and+jennifer+eberhardt+interview#id=1&vid=da79a01846c0ad8fa53c5f11ebfb945f&action=click

Books


Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Anderson, Carol. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
Baldwin, James. The Fire Next Time
Coates, TaNehisi. Between the World and Me
Cooper, Brittany. Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
Davis, Angela Y. Freedom Is A Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
Diangelo, Robin. White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
Eberhardt, Jennifer. Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That shapes What We See, Think, and Do
Harris-Perry, Melissa. Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America
Harvey, Jennifer. Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America
Kendi, Ibram X. How to Be An Antiracist
Stamped From the Beginning
Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches
Moore, Wes. To Other Wes Moore: One Names, Two Fates
Obama, Barack. The Audacity of Hope
Vitale, Alex. The End of Policing
Ward, Jesmyn. The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race
Wilkerson, Isabel. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

Podcasts

Marron, Dylan. Conversations with People Who Hate Me

Articles/Writings

King, Jr., Martin Luther. “Letter From Birmingham Jail”
“Remaining Awake Through A Great Revolution” 1965 Commencement Address at Oberlin College

Obama, Barack. https://medium.com/@BarackObama/how-to-make-this-moment-the-turning-point-for-real-change-9fa209806067 . There’s a link in this article https://www.obama.org/anguish-and-action/ to a list of ideas on how to get involved.

Documentaries

Slavery By Another Name
13th
Do Not Resist

Websites

Verso Books www.versobooks.com is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world.

DO NOT RESIST www.donotresistfilm.com

Reading Lists

Reading Towards Abolition: A Reading List on Policing, Rebellion, and the Criminalization of Blackness https://www.radicalhistoryreview.org/abusablepast/reading-towards-abolition-a-reading-list-on-policing-rebellion-and-the-criminalization-of-blackness/?fbclid=IwAR2uIRH37EyEILfH4VsxTytcSsxOPOu29wQ9JU-StnsJkXthgF8_mAHg1qA

Books About Race That Everyone Should Be Reading Right Now https://www.newsweek.com/black-lives-matter-george-floyd-race-racism-books-reading-list-1507853

17 Books On Race Every White Person Needs to Read
https://www.bustle.com/p/17-books-on-race-every-white-person-needs-to-read-76401

An Anti-Racist American History Reading List
https://up-level-up.com/2020/05/31/an-anti-racist-american-history-reading-list/

An Essential Reading Guide For Fighting Racism https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ariannarebolini/george-floyd-amy-cooper-antiracist-books-reading-resources

If You Want to Learn About Anti-Racism, These 10 Books Are a Start
https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/books/g32733124/best-books-on-anti-racism/