News and Articles

A collection of thought-provoking media to inspire individual reflection and collective action.

Articles

21 Racial Microaggressions You Hear On A Daily Basis

21 Racial Microaggressions You Hear On A Daily Basis

Buzzfeed
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Heben Nigatu
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The Injustice of This Moment Is Not an ‘Aberration'

The Injustice of This Moment Is Not an ‘Aberration'

The New York Times
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Michelle Alexander
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Explaining White Privilege To A Broke White Person

Explaining White Privilege To A Broke White Person

HuffPost
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Gina Crosley-Corcoran
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How White People Got Made

How White People Got Made

Medium
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Quinn Norton
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What You Can Do Now: A Black Veteran’s Perspective on George Floyd

What You Can Do Now: A Black Veteran’s Perspective on George Floyd

Medium
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Kendrick Roy
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Working While Black: Stories from black corporate America

Working While Black: Stories from black corporate America

FORTUNE
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Karen Yuan
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Industry Articles

Top solar organizations launch Renewables Forward, a diversity and inclusion initiative

Top solar organizations launch Renewables Forward, a diversity and inclusion initiative

Top solar organizations launch Renewables Forward, a diversity and inclusion initiative

Top solar organizations launch Renewables Forward, a diversity and inclusion initiative

Sunrise brief: Renewables Forward publishes inclusiveness handbook

Sunrise brief: Renewables Forward publishes inclusiveness handbook

Solar firms unite to launch diversity and inclusion initiative

Solar firms unite to launch diversity and inclusion initiative

Solar Executives Launch Nationwide ‘Renewables Forward’ Initiative to Tackle Diversity and Inclusion

Solar Executives Launch Nationwide ‘Renewables Forward’ Initiative to Tackle Diversity and Inclusion

Solar Executives Launch Nationwide ‘Renewables Forward’ Initiative to Tackle Diversity and Inclusion

Solar Executives Launch Nationwide ‘Renewables Forward’ Initiative to Tackle Diversity and Inclusion

Renewables Forward launches diversity, equity, and inclusion human resources playbook

Renewables Forward launches diversity, equity, and inclusion human resources playbook

Renewables Forward launches diversity, equity, and inclusion human resources playbook

Renewables Forward launches diversity, equity, and inclusion human resources playbook

Renewables Forward releases HR playbook for energy companies to help with diversity and inclusion

Renewables Forward releases HR playbook for energy companies to help with diversity and inclusion

It’s Time for the Solar Industry to Act on Diversity and Inclusion

It’s Time for the Solar Industry to Act on Diversity and Inclusion

5 predictions for the corporate renewable energy market in 2021

5 predictions for the corporate renewable energy market in 2021

Books

Uncomfortable Conversations With A Black Man

Emmanuel Acho
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Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Library - Harvard University

Harvard University
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Black Feminist Thought

Patricia Hill Collins
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Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

Brittney Cooper
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Heavy: An American Memoir

Kiese Laymon
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How To Be An Antiracist

Ibram X. Kendi
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Maya Angelou
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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson
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Me & White Supremacy

Layla Saad
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Raising Our Hands

Jenna Arnold
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Redefining Realness

Janet Mock
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Sister Outsider

Audre Lorde
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So You Want to Talk About Race

Ijeoma Oluo
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The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison
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The Fire Next Time

James Baldwin
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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Michelle Alexander
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The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the 21st Century

Danny Glover, Grace Lee Boggs, and Scott Kurashige
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The Warmth of Other Suns

Isabel Wilkerson
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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston
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This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color

Rosario Morales
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When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America

Ira Katznelson
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White Fragility

Robin DiAngelo
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Videos

Short clips, perfect for coffee-breaks.

1 hour 30 minutes

Slavery by Another Name

PBS documentary challenging the idea that slavery ended with the emancipation proclamation.
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2 hours 17 minutes

Just Mercy

The 2019 film, which chronicles criminal justice reform in Alabama, stars Michael B. Jordan as lawyer Bryan Stevenson.
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1 hour 40 minutes

13th

Netflix documentary by Ava DuVernay about the connection between US Slavery and the present day mass incarceration system.
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4 hours

When They See Us

Four-part Netflix series by Ava DuVernay about the wrongful incarceration and ultimate exoneration of the “Central Park Five.”
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19 minutes

How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them

TED Talk by Vernā Myers, encourages work vigorously to counter balance bias by connecting with and learning about and from the groups we fear.
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18 minutes

The Danger of a Single Story

TED Talk by Chimamanda Adiche, offers insight to the phenomenon of using small bits of information to imagine who a person is.
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19 minutes

The Urgency of Intersectionality

TED Talk by Kimberlé Crenshaw that asks us to see the ways Black women have been invisibilized in the law and in media.
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10 minutes

How to Deconstruct Racism, One Headline at a Time

TED Talk by Baratunde Thurston that explores patterns revealing our racist framing, language, and behaviors.
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15 minutes

Indigenous People React to Indigenous Representation in Film And TV

Conversation with a diverse range of Indigenous people by FBE about media depictions of Indigenous people, Columbus day, and Indigenous identity.
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12 minutes

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discussing Race

TEDx talk by Jay Smooth that suggests a new way to think about receiving feedback on our racial blindspots.
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5 minutes

White Bred

Excellent quick intro to how white supremacy shapes white lives and perception.
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7 minutes

Why “I’m Not Racist” Is Only Half the Story

Robin DiAngelo explains the function of white fragility in maintaining racial hierarchy.
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New York Times Op-Docs on Race

Multiple videos with a range of racial and ethnic perspectives on the lived experience of racism in the US.
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5 minutes

CBS News Analysis: 50 States, 50 Different Ways of Teaching America's Past

Ibram X. Kendi reviews current history curriculum production and use across the U.S.
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7 minutes

I Didn't Tell You

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a person of color is like? Listen to this poem, written and spoken by Norma Johnson.
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5 minutes

Confronting ‘Intergroup Anxiety’: Can You Try Too Hard to Be fair?

Explores why we may get tongue tied and blunder when we encounter people from groups unfamiliar to us.
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3 minutes

Racism is Real

A split-screen video depicting the differential in the white and black lived experience.
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3 minutes

This is Us

Eddie Glaude explains why blaming current racial tensions on Donald Trump misses the point.
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