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  • The trauma of systematic racism is killing Black women. A first step toward change... TedTalk, T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison
  • Why you should not bring your authentic self to work, Jodi-Ann Burey, December 2020, TEDxSeattle
  • Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America, September 2020
  • How racism makes us sick | TEDMED(17:20). In this eye-opening talk, David R. Williams presents evidence for how racism is producing a rigged system -- and offers hopeful examples of programs across the US that are working to dismantle discrimination. November 2016
  • Shofars and Ships , Rosh Hashanah (New Year) sermon of Rabbi Daniel Cozin -Burg (Beth Am Synagogue, Eutaw St. Baltimore) October 2020
  • Two Sides of the Redline: How Policy Shaped a City of Neighborhoods (1 hour)
  • Hosted by the Maryland Historical Society | In this virtual program experts outline the practice of redlining in Baltimore and discuss the historical, demographic, economic, and traumatic impact these policies continue to have on Black communities today. August 7, 2020
  • History of Housing Discrimination and Redlining in Baltimore (5:44)
  • Hosted by the Maryland Historical Society. In this video, Maryland Historical Society’s Museum Learning Manager, Alexander Lothstein, shares the history and consequences of redlining. Originally produced for the Baltimore City Office of Equity and Civil Rights. Explore and Compare the Maps, 1937 HOLC Residential Security Map, courtesy of Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries. View here. Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development CodeMap. July 1, 2020
  • Holy Post - Race in America | We need to talk about race. Why are people angry? Why so upset? Didn't we elect a black president? Pass civil rights laws? Isn't racism illegal now? Three years ago my brother Rob and I co-taught a class that discussed issues of racial injustice. That class turned into a popular podcast episode, which we've now turned into this video. Why are people still angry? Let's take a look at race in America...June 2020
  • The Difference between being “not racist” and antiracist | TED Talk (51:06), Ibram X. Kendi. There is no such thing as being "not racist," says author and historian Ibram X. Kendi. In this vital conversation, he defines the transformative concept of antiracism to help us more clearly recognize, take responsibility for and reject prejudices in our public policies, workplaces and personal beliefs. Learn how you can actively use this awareness to uproot injustice and inequality in the world -- and replace it with love. (This virtual interview, hosted by TED's current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers and speaker development curator Cloe Shasha). June 9, 2020
  • Republicans Are Suddenly Afraid of Democracy, by George Packer, The Atlantic, October 9, 2020
  • White Fragility (1:23:30), Dr. Robin DiAngelo, July 3, 2018
  • The urgency of intersectionality | TED Talk (18:49), Kimberlé Crenshaw. Now more than ever, it's important to look boldly at the reality of race and gender bias -- and understand how the two can combine to create even more harm. Kimberlé Crenshaw uses the term "intersectionality" to describe this phenomenon; as she says, if you're standing in the path of multiple forms of exclusion, you're likely to get hit by both. In this moving talk, she calls on us to bear witness to this reality and speak up for victims of prejudice. December 7, 2016
  • How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion | TEDxTimberlaneSchools (18:26), Peggy McIntosh