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Race Matters: A Castleton Dialogue: Home

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

Syllabi and bibliographies and more

Where to start and continue your anti-racist learning



Databases of Interest


Race Matters: America in Crisis

Sampling of recommended books

Study Group Recommended Resources

Please consider reading one of these books or watching one of the films below, chosen by the participants of the Castleton Race Matters study group.  See the Books tab on this guide and the syllabi to the right for many more recommendations.


Recommended videos

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."