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
3 years since Trayvon was killed
Forget about ‘fixing’ black kids: What if we fixed white liberals instead?
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