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Resources compiled to extend learning around the series of campus events February-March 2019

This guide provides resources compiled for the February-March 2019 Castleton Race Matters study group, and the Castleton University community.  It is only a sampling of valuable resources. To suggest a resource, click on the "Suggest a resource" tab.

Study Group Recommended Resources

Please consider reading one of these books or watching one of these films chosen by the participants of the Castleton Race Matters study group.  See the Books tab on this guide for how to obtain these books through the CU library system, or consider checking them out from your public library.


After break, on Tuesday, March 5 at 5:00 pm and on Friday, March 8 at 12:00 pm, the study group will convene again to discuss these materials. You may also leave your comments by clicking on the Respond to recommended sources tab. 

 

TED-style talk by author Robin Diangelo

Trailer for documentary film 13th below.  Full film streaming on Netflix.

"In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom" (Netflix). The title refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States."