Recommended books on the role of white people in addressing racism:

Thompson, Becky. (2001). Promise and a way of life: White antiracist activism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Wise, Tim. (2005). White like me: Reflections on race from a privileged son. Brooklyn: Soft Skull Press.

Thompson, Cooper, Schaefer, Emmett, & Brod, Harry, Eds. 2003. White men challenging racism: 35 personal stories. Durham: Duke University Press.

Kivel, Paul. 2002. Uprooting racism: How white people can work for racial justice (2nd ed.). Gabriola Island: New Society Publishers.

O’Brien, Eileen. 2001. Whites confront racism: Antiracists and their paths to action. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Kimmel, Michael, & Ferber, Abby, Eds. 2003. Privilege: A reader. Boulder, CO: Westview.

Useful teaching resources:

USC Rossier’s online master’s in school counseling program -  Speak Up: Opening A Dialogue with Youth About Racism 

Pollock, Mica. 2008. Everyday antiracism: Getting real about race in school. New York: New Press.

Ed Change

Teaching for Change

Multicultural resources for children on


Research, policy and advocacy/action centers focused on racial justice:

Applied Research Center

The Advancement Project

Justice Matters

Poverty Race Research Action Council

Center for Social Inclusion

The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change

The Kirwin Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

California Tomorrow

The Civil Rights Project at UCLA

Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at the Harvard Law School

The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity

The Research and Action for Change and Equity (RACE) Program at the Western States Center

Other related centers addressing racism and racial justice:

Everyday Democracy


Center for Reflective Practice at MIT

Racial justice networks and publications:

Colorlines Magazine

Root & Branch Magazine

Poverty Race Research Action Council Newsletter


Black Youth Project

Want to know about efforts to address racism in Europe?


Lentin, Alana. 2004. Racism and anti-racism in Europe. London: Pluto Press.


Internet Center Anti Racism Europe


European Network Against Racism

Institute of Race Relations