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Difficult Dialogues Project: Curated Resources on Race and Racism

Updated: Jun 13, 2020

[ Ramasubramanian, Srividya (June 11, 2020). Difficult dialogues project: Curated resources on race and racism; Dr. Srivi Blog,]

The Difficult Dialogues Project has curated the following resources on trauma-informed scholarship, dialogue-based interventions, Black wellness, racial micro-aggressions, White allyship, and critical race pedagogy.

  1. White Allies: 10 Ways to Support Black Lives: A blog post by Difficult Dialogue founder Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian with concrete ways to support Black people.

  2. Academics for Black Survival and Wellness: An organization created by Black counseling psychologists and their colleagues with the goal of fostering accountability and growth for non-Black people and enhancing healing and wellness for Black people.

  3. Facilitating Dialogues to Combat Racism: A Goal-Based Approach: A journal article by the Difficult Dialogues team about facilitating dialogues to combat racism.

  4. Recognizing and Combating Racial Microaggressions: A self-paced online learning module created by Difficult Dialogue team to learn how to recognize and combat racial microaggressions.

  5. Antiracism Resources: A comprehensive collection of antiracism resources by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein, Anna Stamborski, Nikki Zimmermann, and Bailie Gregory.

  6. White Allyship: A Researcher's Guide and Living Document: On being an effective white ally created by a former Difficult Dialogues member, Dr. Carrie Murawski.

  7. Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom: A brief guide by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network about how educators can address race and trauma in the classroom.

  8. Pedagogy as Activism: Resources for Promoting Change: A selection of toolkits and syllabi by the Texas A&M Office of Diversity for self-care, allyship, and strategies for promoting change.

  9. Parenting and Education Through a Critical Race Lens: A social media account on parenting and education resources through a critical race lens

  10. Black Trauma and Showing up at Work: An article about the trauma faced by Black colleagues.

  11. 10 Things You Can Do to Improve Race Relations: A brief handout to learn how to improve race relations.

  12. Stop Hate: An online resource at Texas A&M to report hate incidents on campus

We also draw your attention to #BlackintheIvory about anti-Blackness in the academe and #hateisthehiddencorevalue on discrimination against BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+ Aggie students.

More resources available at the Dr.Srividya Ramasubramanian's public Facebook page.


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