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Free Education Guide: Social Construction of Race & Racism

If this resource is useful, consider making a donation and/or purchasing some of our merchandise.  Below are 5 critical YouTube presentations on the social construction of race and racism.  WHEN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION WAS WHITE (IRA KATZNELSON) WHITE SUPREMACY, ETHNIC PROJECTS, AND THE NATIONAL IMAGINARY (VILNA BASHI TREITLER) LIBERALISM & RACIAL JUSTICE (CHARLES W. MILLS) GREATER IS THEIR SIN: BIOLOGICAL DETERMINISM IN THE AGE OF GENOMICS (JOSEPH L. GRAVES JR.) RACISM WITHOUT RACISTS (EDUARDO BONILLA-SILVA

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Free Education Guide: Dehumanization, Criminalization, & Punishment of Black Children

If this resource is useful, consider making a donation and/or purchasing some of our merchandise.  Online Reading  Get Out!: Black Male Suspensions in California Public Schools (Wood, Harris III, & Howard, 2018) - Report on School Discipline Black Girls Matter: Pushed-Out, Overpoliced, and Underprotected (Crenshaw, Ocen, & Nanda, 2015) - Report on School Discipline The Essence of Innocence: Consequences of Dehumanizing Black Children (Goff et al., 2014) - Academic Journal Article Discipline Disparities for Black Students, Boys, and Students with Disabilities (U.S. Government Accountability Office, 2018) Youtube Videos Black Minds Matter: Addressing Disproportionate Suspensions of Black Children and Youth (2021) Pushout: A Discussion about...

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Free Education Guide: African-American Maternal Health, Birth Work, and Doulas

If this resource is useful, consider making a donation and/or purchasing some of our merchandise.  Research & Data African-American mothers’ persistent excessive maternal death rates Black Women's Maternal Health: A Multifaceted Approach to Addressing Persistent and Dire Health Disparities  Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Pregnancy-Related Deaths — United States, 2007–2016 Breastfeeding Indicators, Rates, Disparities, and Improvements Breastfeeding Disparities in African American Women Top Five Reasons We Need A Black Breastfeeding Week Who, What, Why: Why do African-American women breastfeed less? Breastfeeding Disparities in African American Women Your Guide to Breastfeeding for African American Women Instagram Accounts to Follow - Practitioners, Organizations, & Resources  @blackdoulaproject...

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Join, Support & Donate to African/Black-Led Organizations, Initiatives, & Media

National African/Black-Led Organizations:  Black Alliance for Peace The Uhuru Movement - African People's Socialist Party All African People's Revolutionary Party African National Women's Organization New Era World California-Based African/Black-Led Organizations:  Afrikan Black Coalition (Statewide)  Youth Justice Coalition (Los Angeles)  JusticeLA Coalition (Los Angeles)  UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies (Los Angeles)  Los Angeles Black Worker Center (Los Angeles)  National Bail Fund Network  Los Angeles Community Action Network (Los Angeles)  Community Coalition South Los Angeles (Los Angeles)  Students Deserve (Los Angeles)  Black Women for Wellness (Los Angeles)  Students Deserve (Los Angeles)  Social Justice Learning Institute (Inglewood)  Neighbor Program (Sacramento)  United CORE Alliance (Sacramento)  Black Organizing Project (Oakland) ...

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Performative Activism

If this resource is useful, consider making a donation and/or purchasing some of our merchandise.  NOTE: This message is for all, with an emphasis on non-Black people. Here at Your Neighborhood Scholar, the freedom and liberation of Black people is a serious matter. We do not condone nor wish for people to wear our merchandise in moments of performative activism.  For Your Neighborhood Scholar, performative activism refers to people using radical/revolutionary moments, imagery, historical figures, quotes, and art forms to gain personal clout, praise and recognition in real life or on social media platforms. This performance of activism is common, as opposed...

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