Starting Your School's Equity Journey / Chapter 4: Understanding Context
Selected Resources on Learning About Whiteness
A host of resources to learn about whiteness and the history of racism and structural racism in the US


The resources provided on this page aim to provide context around race and the concept of “whiteness” specifically. 

Preconditions for Success

Engaging with these resources may be uncomfortable, especially if you yourself are white. However, as you are going through these resources, keep an open and reflective mind rather than a defensive stance.

Connection to Equity

Doing equity work requires having explicit conversations about race. These resources will help guide you in the history of racism as well as how whiteness in America came to be and the role it plays.