Systemic racism, also referred to as structural racism, "refers to the totality of ways in which societies foster racial discrimination through mutually reinforcing systems of housing, education, employment, earnings, benefits, credit, media, health care, and criminal justice" (para 1).
In the boxes below, you will find more information on systemic racism. First, there is a list of relevant subjects relating to systemic racism that will help you search for content. There is also a box with a sampling of videos that summarize the basics of Systemic Racism. This page also includes books, and infographics that give a quick snapshot of the impact of Systemic Racism.
This page also has several subpages, organized by specific issues relating to Systemic Racism. Click on one of these links to learn more about each issue:
Introductory Issues: Ableism, Classism, Colonialism, Cultural Appropriation, Cultural Erasure, Discrimination, Ethnocentrism, Exploitation, Homophobia, Inequity, Injustice, Intersectional Oppression, Institutional Racism, Marginalized Communities, Microaggressions, Patriarchy, Power Structures, Racial Capitalism, Racial Discrimination, Racial Terrorism, Sexism, Sexual Discrimination, State-Sanctioned Violence, Systematic Abuse and Neglect, Unconscious Bias, White Supremacy
Source: MTV Impact. (2015, August 12). 5 Things You Should Know About Racism. YouTube. https://youtu.be/8eTWZ80z9EE
Source: Choices Program. (2020, January 28). What is structural racism? YouTube. https://youtu.be/rGY1EXgYD9g
Source: National Association of Independent Schools. (2018, June 22). Kimberlé Crenshaw: What is Intersectionality? YouTube. https://youtu.be/ViDtnfQ9FHc
Source: New York Times Events. (2018, September 27). Living At The Intersection. YouTube. https://youtu.be/HoDmEH47X0s
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