Musts this Week – Mar 1, 2015

This week had a lot of activity surrounding the 3rd anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s murder, feminism and women of color and the end of Black History Month. Below are our MUSTS for this week:

Must Watch Videos:

Sen Cory Booker & “The New Jim Crow”
Senator Cory Booker discusses Michelle Alexander’s “The New Jim Crow” & criminal justrice refore on Huffpost Live

PBS presents Independent Lens: American Denial
In the wake of recent events that have sparked a national dialogue, American Denial explores the power of unconscious biases around race and class. Using Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard, the film shows how unrecognized, unconscious attitudes continue to dominate racial dynamics in American life.

That time @elonjames started a #RaceWar
I breakdown the #RaceWars controversy and conversation between TWIBnation’s Elon James White & Nicole Sandler via blog links and tweets

  Must Read Articles: Teaching Tolerance – Ferguson USA

    • http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/number-49-spring-2015/feature/ferguson-usa

 

3 years since Trayvon was killed

    • http://www.mtv.com/news/2090957/dante-barry-trayvon-martin-million-hoodies/

 

Forget about ‘fixing’ black kids: What if we fixed white liberals instead?

    • http://www.minnpost.com/community-voices/2015/02/forget-about-fixing-black-kids-what-if-we-fixed-white-liberals-instead

 

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