Resources for Further Research

Articles


What White Children Need to Know About Race by Ali Michael and Eleanora Bartoli (National Association of Independent Schools)


"White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Backpack" by Peggy MacIntosh, Peace and Freedom Magazine (July/August 1989) -- available on request from Wellesley Centers for Women


Websites







Books

Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving. (Elephant Room Press, 2014)

"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" and Other Conversations about Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum (Perseus, 2003)  

Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk about Race and How to Do It by Shelly Tochluk (R&L Education, 2010)

On Race and Whiteness in Children's Literature

Milestones For Diversity In Children's Literature and Library Services by K.T. Horning. © American Library Association. Originally published in Children and Libraries: The Journal of the Association for Library Service to Children, Fall 2015, Vol. 13; no. 3.

On Being White: A Raw, Honest Conversation by Allie Jane Bruce. © American Library Association. Originally published in Children and Libraries: The Journal of the Association for Library Service to Children, Fall 2015, Vol. 13; no. 3.


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