An Insight into Black British History
Akala x Black British History: An Introduction Part 1
Content warning: Reference to the transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans.
Akala x Black British History: An Introduction Part 2
Everyday Racism: What Should We Do?
Content warning: Reference to the transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans, racist advertising imagery, police brutality, profiling, skin whitening, and racial slurs.
Britain's Reckoning With Its Racist Past
Today in Focus, The Guardian (11 June 2020)
Content warning: Reference to police brutality and profiling (personal experiences are shared) and the transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans. Quotes from public figures are shared, including a racial slur.
This podcast is about the UK Black Lives Matter protests, racism in Britain today, and the need to address Britain’s past and the impact of that legacy.
How Race Was Made
Scene on Radio (February 2017) Seeing White
This podcast is about who invented race as we know it, and why? By John Biewen, with guest Chenjerai Kumanyika.
- Harvard Implicit Association Test. Designed to reveal whether we subconsciously harbour beliefs about certain types of people.
- 6 Ways to be an Anti-Racist (Article). By Rebecca Ruiz (June 2020).
- From White Supremacy to White Allyship . By Gurnam Singh (July 2020).
- To make progress on race equality we need inclusive conversations (Blog). By Kulbir Shergill (2020).
- White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible (Article). By Peggy McIntosh (1989).
For those who want to explore further...
Additional External Resources
For those who want to dig a little deeper, below are some resources and readings on anti-racism, all resources linked to below are freely available online and/or through the Warwick Library.
|Angela Saini (2019) Superior: The Return of Race Science.|
|David Olusoga (2017) Black and British: A Forgotten History.|
|Kalwant Bhopal (2018) White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society.|
|Ibram X.Kendi (2019) How to Be an Anti-Racist.|
|Reni Eddo-Lodge (2018) Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race.|
|Robin DiAngelo (2018) White Fragility.|
|Ibram X. Kendi (19 August 2019) How to be an Anti-Racist' .|
|Reni Eddo-Lodge (May 2018) About Race: The Big Question.
Content warning: References to Alan Kurdi's death and the experiences of refugees living in ‘the jungle.’ camp in Calais.
|John Biewen, Scene On Radio (February 2017) Seeing White.
Content warning: References to the transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans and animalistic descriptions of enslaved Africans.
|Robin DiAngelo (28 June 2018) White Fragility.|
|Race Forward (April 2015) What is Systemic Racism.|
|David Olusoga, BBC (2017) Black and British: A Forgotten History.
Content warning: Some episodes contain reference to violence and sexual assult.
|Advance HE (February 2021) Decolonising Identity podcast. Advance HE has released the second episode in its Decolonising Identity podcast, which interviews university staff of colour about how they balance self- and perceived identity in professional spaces|
|Lauren Michele Jackson, Slate (4 September 2019) What's Missing From "White Fragility".|
|Stuart Hall (1997) Race, the Floating Signifier . Stuart Hall presents a lecture on race and the meaning of racial signifiers.|
|University and College Union (2016) The Experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Staff in Further and Higher Education .|
|Advance HE (March 2021) Tackling Racism on Campus: Race equality and leadership. In this webinar, part of the Tackling Racism on Campus project, funded by the Scottish Funding Council, Alison Johns, CEO of Advance HE and Karen Watt CEO of Scottish Funding Council are joined by John Amaechi OBE and Khadija Mohammed to discuss race equality and leadership, specifically how white leaders effectively lead on race and equality.|