Category: Resources (Antiracism)

Book: Teaching about Race and Racism in the College Classroom

Teaching about race and racism can be a difficult business. The following text is from Project Muse.   Students and instructors alike often struggle with strong emotions, and many people have robust preexisting beliefs about race. At the same time, this is a moment that demands a clear understanding of racism. It is important for […]

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The 1619 Project: Book on American History

  The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story offers a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and present The following text is from 1619books.com.   The 1619 Project is The New York Times Magazine’s award-winning reframing of American history that placed slavery and its continuing legacy at the center of our national narrative. The […]

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March 30, 2022 Event with Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist, Nikole Hannah-Jones

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones in conversation with Manisha Sinha The following text is from Eventbrite.   On March 30th at 2:00pm in the Student Union Theater, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, most famous for her work on the New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project, will be in conversation with UConn history professor Manisha Sinha. They […]

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T. Ramon Stuart on STEM Exposure

A Black college president on importance of STEM: ‘I never heard of engineering until college’ The following text is from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.   In July, T. Ramon Stuart became president of Clayton State University. He is the first Black president of the 52-year-old public campus, coming to Clayton State from Fort Valley State University where he had been […]

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Equity Regarding Women and Minorities in STEM

RESEARCH ARTICLE Equity for women and underrepresented minorities in STEM: Graduate experiences and career plans in chemistry The following text is from PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences).   Significance: On June 10, 2020, as part of the Black Lives Matter movement, scientists in the United States and throughout the world paused to […]

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Dealing with Microaggressions

How bystanders can shut down microaggressions The following text is from How bystanders can shut down microaggressions.   How can you effectively intervene when you see someone being targeted for an aspect of their identity? Psychologists studying intergroup relations and perspective-taking offer this advice. If you overheard one of these statements, what would you do? […]

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Podcast on Antiracism

BE ANTIRACIST with Ibram X. Kendi The following description is from Be Antiracist Podcast — IXK. (ibramxkendi.com).   Be Antiracist imagines what an antiracist society might look like and how we all can play an active role in building one. Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is the author of How to Be an Antiracist, the book […]

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ACT Linktree for Mental Health and Wellness Resources

  Please visit our Linktree for resources related to holistic wellness, self-care, and mental health. If you have additional resources that you think would be a good addition to this list, please contact connie.syharat@uconn.edu. 

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April 2021 Book Suggestions

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates “This first book is an amazing read. In summary, it is a letter written to the authors teenage son on what it means to be black in the United States and what does it mean to live within a black body. He goes through his educational experience […]

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Stop AAPI Hate

Stop APPI Hate The following text is taken from https://stopaapihate.org/. Our communities stand united against racism. Hate against Asian American Pacific Islander communities has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Together, we can stop it. Read more here.

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