August 16, 2018


Understanding Race Website

Michael Harriott, “Yes, You can Measure White Privilege”

Neva Trenis, “All Aboard,” UMW Magazine, Spring 2011


Jacqueline Conciatore, “James Farmer:  History and Beyond,” Black Issues in Higher Education, July 20, 1989.

Farmer in BIHE 1989


Lillian Smith, Killers of the Dream

Freud Autobiography

Sigmund Freud, “A Difficulty in the Path of Psycho-Analysis”


Barack Obama, Dreams from my Father


Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow

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

W.E.B Du Bois, “The Souls of White Folk”

W.E.B. Du Bois, The First Universal Races Congress (44-47)

The Racial Contract Charles Mills, 1997, Introduction

Justin E. H. Smith, “The Enlightenment’s ‘Race’ Problem, and Ours”


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “Letter From Birmingham Jail”


Malcolm X, The Ballot or the Bullet

“The Good, the Bad, and the Forgotten,” in Romano and Raiford, The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory


John Lewis:

Walking with the Wind CH 15

Walking with the Wind Ch 16


Hasan Kwame Jeffries



Charles Marsh


Thandeka, “The Cost of Whiteness” (optional)

Bernard W. Bell, President Barack Obama, the Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright, and the African American Jeremiadic Tradition

“Exploring the National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2009”
Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Racism Without Racists


Peniel Joseph, Stokely

Peniel Joseph, Revolution in Babylon: Stokely Carmichael and America in the 1960s


Manning Marable, Malcolm X