Racial & Social Justice Teaching Materials

General Resources

ABA 21 Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge

AALS Anti-Racist Clearinghouse Project

W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Truth Racial Healing, & Transformation Summit

W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Racial Equity Resource Guide

Law Teaching Guides – Open Access Course Resources

Alexi Nunn Freeman and Lindsey Webb, Positive Disruption: Addressing Race in a Time of Social Change Through a Team-Taught, Reflection-Based, Outward-Looking Law School Seminar, 21 U. Pa. J. L. & Soc. Change 121 (2018)

Ruminations on Stimulating Robust Discussions of Race in the Law School Classroom
Diversity Work Group

Implicit Bias & Microaggressions Resources

Implicit Bias Test (IAT)

Peggy McIntosh, ”White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”

Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination Author(s): Marianne Bertrand and Sendhil Mullainathan Source: The American Economic Review, Vol. 94, No. 4 (Sep., 2004), pp. 991-1013 Published by: American Economic Association Stable 

Meta-analysis of field experiments shows no change in racial discrimination in hiring over time
Lincoln Quillian, Devah Pager, Ole Hexel, and Arnfinn H. Midtbøen
PNAS September 12, 2017. 201706255; published ahead of print September 12, 2017. 
Edited by Douglas S. Massey, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, and approved August 8, 2017 (received for review April 14, 2017)


A Current Glance at Women in the Law (ABA)

Kimberlé Crenshaw, “The Urgency of Intersectionality”

William A. Darity Jr., “How Do We Span the Racial Wealth Gap?”

Bryan Stevenson, “There’s a Direct Line From Lynching to George Floyd”

Critical Race Theory

Adrienne Davis, Critical Race Theory

bell hooks, Teaching to Transgress, Education as the Practice of Freedom (Routledge Press)

Dorothy A. Brown, Critical Race Theory, Cases, Materials and Problems (Thomson West)

Kimberle Crenshaw, et al, Critical Race Theory, The Key Writings That Formed the Movement (The New Press)

Richard Delgado, Critical Race Theory, The Cutting Edge (Temple U. Press)

Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic, Critical Race Theory, An Introduction (NYU Press)

Mari Matsuda, et al., Words That Wound: Critical Race Theory, Assaultive Speech, and The First Amendment

Adrien Wing, Critical Race Feminism, A Reader (NYU Press)

Adrien Wing, Global Critical Race Feminism

Ian Haney Lopez, White By Law (NYU Press)

Juan Perea, Immigrants Out! (NYU Press)

Trauma-Informed Teaching & Lawyering

SALT Webinar, Trauma-Informed Teaching and Lawyering on Friday, February 26. 

Teri McMurtry-Chubb, TMC Pedagogy & Assessment Handout

Derald Wing Sue, et al., Racial Microaggressions and Difficult Dialogues

Lillian Comas-Diaz, Gordan Nagayama Hall & Helen A. Neville, Racial Trauma: Theory, Research, and Healing: Introduction to the Special Issue, 74 American Psychologist 1 (2019), available here: 

Willliam Ming Liu, Rossina Zamora Liu, Yunkyoung Loh Garrison, et. al., Racial Trauma, Microaggressions, and Becoming Racially Innocuous: The Role of Acculturation and White Supremacist Ideology, 74 American Psychologist 1 (2019)

Thema Bryant-Davis, Microaggressions: Considering the Framework of Psychological Trauma in Microaggression Theory: Influence and Interpretation (2018)

Nicholas A. Livingston, Danielle S. Berke, Mollie A. Ruben, et. al., Experiences of trauma, discrimination, microaggressions, and minority stress among trauma exposed LGBT veterans: Unexpected findings and unresolved service gaps, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy 7 (2019)

Monnica T. Williams, Destiny M.B. Printz & Ryan C. T. DeLapp, Assessing Racial Trauma with the Trauma Symptoms of Discrimination Scale, Psychology of Violence (2018)

Anahvia Moody & Jioni Lewis, Gendered Racial Microaggressions and Traumatic Stress Symptoms among Black Women, 43 Psychology of Women Quarterly 2 (2019)

The Tree Exercise (developed by the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia).

Laurie Shanks, Whose Story is it, Anyway? – Guiding Students to Client-Centered Interviewing Through Storytelling, 14 CLIN. L. REV. 509, 516-517 (2008)

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