The Wagner College History Department faculty curated the following list of resources our community can use as self-guided reflection to further educate themselves about race, discrimination, and the Black experience.
- "Seeing White" Podcast from 2017, https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/
- "How to be an Anti-Racist" by Ibram X. Kendi (Also author of the new board book "Anti-Racist Baby" which is an excellent resource for discussing racism and discrimination with our youth.)
- Edmund Morgan, American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia (New York: W W Norton & Company, 1975).
- Coombs, John C. “Beyond the ‘Origins Debate’: Reconsidering the Rise of Virginia Slavery”in Douglas Bradburn and John C. Coombs, ed., Early Modern Virginia: New Essays on the Old Dominion. Charlottesville, VA: University Of Virginia Press, 2011.
- White Man’s Burden by Winthrop Jordan
- The Wars of Reconstruction The Brief, Violent History of America's Most Progressive EraBy Douglas Egerton Read the book review in NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/02/books/review/douglas-r-egertons-wars-of-reconstruction.html
- Why Cities are Still So Segregated: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=24&v=O5FBJyqfoLM&feature=emb_logo (For full article: https://www.npr.org/2020/01/14/795961381/racist-housing-practices- from-the-1930s-linked-to-hotter-neighborhoods-today
- How disadvantaged neighborhoods amplify racial inequality (a year-long conversation on racial inequality, 2015)--https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/rethinking-race
- American Slavery: 1619-1877 (an excellent brief survey on history of American slavery) by Peter Kolchen