Racially-Motivated Acts of Hate or Bias
We're going to highlight some tools to get you / keep you informed on racism in this country. Today, we're focusing on racial bias. As we shared back in January, hate groups are on the rise in the United States. It's important to know how to identify acts of hate and bias, especially the micro-aggressions that we are guilty of in our day to day lives.
- Are you using language born from racist roots? If you're like me and have said "rule of thumb," "uppity," "peanut gallery," "long time, no see," "hooligan," "eskimo," or "sold down the river,' you have, too! Let's change that.
- Take Harvard's Project Implicit Bias Test.
- Southern Poverty Law Center has a wealth of resources on the subject
- From Couch Activism's Book Club
- Full list: The Black Truth | Erin Banks and Alicia Kirkland
- Full list: Understanding Racism, White Privilege, Supremacy and Allyship | Jessica Clarke
- Documentary selection: Accidental Courtesy | Daryl Davis, Matthew Ornstein