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Read, Watch, Listen Resources Celebrating Black History Month

We invite you to view the list of our Read, Watch, & Listen Resources, celebrating Black History Month, below. The Chapter's Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB) Committee, will continue to push resources, addressing issues to help you reflect and assist in your own self-growth whether it's in celebration of Black History Month, Women's History Month, or a day that ends in y! Some are quick reads or listens and others can be viewed at your convenience.

As you view the resources, reflect and answer "How do these make you feel? Why do you think you feel this way?"

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Reading  Resources 


15 Architects on Being Black in Architecture
Length: ~3,500 words


Commercial Real Estate Has a Whiteness Problem
Length: ~3,500 words


Young Barack Obama on Identify, the Search for a Coherent Self, and How We Fragment Our Wholeness With Polarizing Identify Politics
Length: ~2,000 words

  "The Case for Reparations" a Story by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Length: ~1,500 words 

A Rap on Race: Margaret Mead and James Baldwin’s Rare Conversation on Forgiveness and the Difference Between Guilt and Responsibility - Part 1
Length: ~2,800 words


Muhammad Ali “Me, We” Poem
In 1975 Muhammad Ali was invited to talk to a group of Harvard students. Someone in the crowd shouted, 'Give us a poem, Muhammad'. He paused for a moment, looked up, and said: 'Me. We'.
Length: ~600 words

Watch Resources 

Image result for clipart free tv Driving While Black: Race, Space, and Mobility in America
Length: ~105 minutes
  How America Invented Race
Length: ~9 minutes
  Jane Elliot - If You White Folks want to be treated the way blacks are in this society, stand.
Length: ~30 seconds
  Ava DuVernay's "13th Amendment"
Length: ~100 minutes
  Segregated By Design
Length: ~18 minutes

Amanda Gorman's "New Day's Lyric"
Length: ~3 minutes

Data Prove the Truth of "The Last Black Man in San Francisco"

Jane Elliot's Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes" Anti-Racism Exercise
Length: ~33 minutes


Listen Resources 


How to Promote Racial Equity in the Workplace
Length: ~ 30 minutes
  We Insist: A Century of Black Music Against State Violence
Length: ~ 5 to 50 minutes
  The Road to the Promised Land, 50 Years Later
Length: ~23 minutes
  "A Decade of Watching Black People Die" - Code Switch by NPR
Length: ~22 minutes
  Location! Location! Location!
Length: ~35 minutes


  Sam Cooke’s “Change Is Gonna Come”
Length: ~3 minutes

Evictions and Housing Instability During the Pandemic
Length: ~ 28 minutes

Dig Deep for Equity
Length: ~ 28 minutes

How Can We Break Our Addiction to Contempt?
Length: ~ 47 minutes

How Much Does Discrimination Hurt the Economy?
Length: ~ 56 minutes