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Combating Anti-Blackness and White Supremacy in Organizations: Recommendations for Anti-Racist Actions in Mental Healthcare by Babe Kawaii-Bogue

Recognizing and Dismantling Your Anti-Blackness by Janice Gassam Asare

in Forbes.

Racism harms black people most. It's time to recognise 'anti-blackness' by Ahmed Olayinka Sule

in The Guardian

Recognizing anti-blackness in media and other institutions by Marissa Lucero

from the University of New Mexico (UNM) Newsroom.

Racial Equity Tools Glossary

My Language. My Choice. Words Mean Things.

from Pacific Lutheran University

Supporting Mentally Healthy Conversations About Anti-Black Racism With Students: A Resource for Educators

from School Mental Health Ontario

The Crippling Impact of Anti-Black Racism and How Allies Can Act Against It by Maja Hazell

in The American Lawyer

5 Things You Need to Stop Saying if You Really Care About Fighting Racism by Kelly Gonsalves

in Mind Body Green

The Health Effects of Anti-Black Racism by Eternity Martis

in The Local. Article about the racism Black people face in the health care system.

Let's Talk About Anti-Blackness

in Yes! For Teachers. Contains excellent discussion questions about recognizing and confronting anti-blackness.

Shades of Black

in The Guardian. "Colorism - the discrimination faced by darker-skinned people, often from within their own community - remains a taboo. Our reports, essays and first-person pieces looked at the roots and impact of this rarely discussed prejudice."

Scholarly Articles

Black and Blue: Exploring Racial Bias and Law Enforcement in the Killings of Unarmed Black Male Civilians by Alison V. Hall, Erika V. Hall, and Jamie L. Perry.

From abstract, "In the current review, we dissect the psychological antecedents of these killings and explain how the nature of police work may attract officers with distinct characteristics that may make them especially well-primed for negative interactions with Black male civilians... we endeavor to more effectively identify and develop solutions to eradicate excessive use of force during interactions between "Black" (unarmed Black male civilians) and "Blue" (law enforcement)


Critical consciousness of anti-Black racism: A practical model to prevent and resist racial trauma by Della V Mosley, Candice N. Hargons, Carolyn Meiller, Blanka Angyal, Paris Wheeler, Candice Davis, and Danielle Stevens-Watkins.

From abstract, "The negative impacts of racism, including experiences of racial trauma, are well documented... Because of the deleterious effects of racial trauma on Black people, interventions that facilitate the resistance and prevention of anti-Black racism are needed... Using constructivist grounded theory under critical-ideological and Black feminist-womanist lenses, a model of Critical Consciousness of Anti-Black Racism (CCABR) was co-constructed. The 3 processes involved in developing CCABR include: witnessing anti-Black racism, processing anti-Black racism, and acting critically against anti-Black racism."


The need to be: Since 1619, trauma and anti-Blackness by Colita Nichols Fairfax

From abstract, "The need for a socio-historical discourse analysis to examine the impact of anti-Black violence and trauma upon African Americans, both historically and its manifestation contemporarily is important... Twenty-first century responses to centuries of subjugation and racism requires the African American community to coalesce resources, rituals, and practices in order to heal and restore cultural solvency and the need to be. This moment presents an opportunity to engage in futuristic transformative change required to safeguard against oppressive structures and behaviors in the wider society and in community spaces."

Racism Scale