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Systemic Racism

Politics and Government

 On this page you will find a sampling of resources related to Systemic Racism and Politics and Government broken down into the following sections:

Issues in Politics and Government:  Allocation of Resources, Border Policy, Civil Rights, Citizenship, Colonialism, Control, Democracy, Deportation, Disaster Response and Relief,  Dog Whistle Politics, Domestic Terrorism, Drug Policy, Federal Aid, Felon Disenfranchisement, Gerrymandering, Housing Rights, Identity Politics, Immigration Policy,  Imperialist Intervention,  LGBTQIA Rights, Privatization of Public Resources, Property Rights, Public Health Policy, Power, Reactionary Politics, Redlining, Representation, Segregation, Social Conditions, State Sanctioned Violence, Treaty Rights, Tribal Sovereignty, Voting Rights, Voter Suppression, White Nationalism

Keywords for Social Justice/Anti-Oppression Searches:   Anti-Black, Association Between, Bias, Discrimination, Disparity, Disproportionate, Effect, Gap, High Rate, Impact, Inequity, Inequality, Institutionalized Racism, Oppression, Racial Inequity Racist, Racism, Unconscious Bias, Violence, White Supremacy 

Video Clips

Source: Vox. (2018, August 23). The Fractured Politics of a Browning America. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbjciJvacXY

Source: Vox. (2020, July 26). What "defund the police" really means. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9w841nrIBg

Source: AJ+ (2020, October 21). How U.S. Politicians Rig Elections. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6g-ngoWxI0

Source: The Atlantic. (2020, September 22). Stacey Abrams on Voter Suppression in 21st-Century America. YouTube.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTq_MwAXoKg

Source: AJ+ (2018, October 21). How The U.S Leaves Behind Its Own American Territories. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luiZZmZYOA8

Source: Vox. (2018, August 16). How ID laws can put trans people in danger. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=900bLSMuA4A

Source: AJ+ (2017, May 25). How the U.S. Government Segregated Chicago. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LN_8KIpmZXs

Source: P & G Proctor &Gamble. (2020, June 10). The Choice. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7bnS8R994I&feature=youtu.be

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Books

Book cover for Stolen Justice: The Struggle for African American Voting Rights by Lawrence Goldstone
book cover for  A peculiar indifference : the neglected toll of violence on Black America by Elliot Currie
Book cover for Citizen Brown by Colin Gordon
Book cover for Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond by Marc Lamont Hill
Book cover for Give Us the Ballot by Ari Berman
Book cover for  The deportation machine : America's long history of expelling immigrant by Adam Goodman
book cover for  Border & rule : global migration, capitalism, and the rise of racist nationalism by Harsha Walia
book cover for  Dying of whiteness : how the politics of racial resentment is killing America's heartland Metzl, Jonathan, 1964- author. 2020 2 Book Dying of whiteness : how the politics of racial resentment is killing America's heartland Metzl, Jonathan, 1964- author. 2019 3 Book Novels 2001-2007 : the dying animal ; The plot against America ; Exit ghost Roth, Philip.; Roth, Philip.; Miller, Ross. 2013 4 Book Thar she blows! Howland, Chester Scott.; FitzSimmons, James Albert, former owner.; Herman Melville Collection (Newberry Library) c1951 5 Book Deaths duell : or, a consolation to the soule against the dying life and liuing death of the body : deliuered in a sermon at White Hall before the Kings Maiesty in the beginning of Lent 1630 Donne, John, 1572-1631. MDCXXXII 1632 6 Book The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema Bernardi, Daniel, 1964- 2008 7 Book Death, dying & bereavement Dickenson, Donna.; Johnson, Malcolm L. 1993 8 Book Sports in Chicago Gorn, Elliott J., 1951- ©2008 9 Book The best short stories by Black writers : the classic anthology from 1899 to 1967. Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. 1967 10 Book The best short stories by Negro writers : an anthology from 1899 to the present by Langston Hughes
Book cover for the Politics of Voter Suppression by Tova Andrea Wang
Book Cover for The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit From Identity Politics
Book cover for Failed Promises by David M. Konisky
Book cover for Climate Wars: Why People Will Be Killed in the 21st Century by Harald Welzer
Pandemics and Polarization by Nathan Myers
Book cover for How Public Policy Impacts Racial Inequality
book cover for  Say it louder! : black voters, white narratives, and saving our democracy by Tiffany Cross
Book cover for Heat Wave: a Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago by Eric Klinenberg
Book cover for The Color of Politics by Chris Danielson
Book cover for Exclusion by Elections by John D. Huber
Book cover for After the Storm: Militarization, Occupation, and Segregation in Post-Katrina America by Lori L. Martin, et al.
Book cover for You Call This Democracy? by Elizabeth Rusch
Book cover for Blood and Politics By Leonard Zeskind
Book cover for Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People by Ben Crump
Book cover for Separate and Unequal by Steven M. Gillon
Book cover for Deep Roots by Avidit Acharya, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen
Book Cover: African American Felon Disenfranchisement: Case Studies in Modern Racism and Political Exclusion by  John E. Pinkard, Sr.,
Book cover for Democracy in Black Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul
Book cover for Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster by Michael Eric Dyson
Book cover for The Fight to Vote by Michael Waldman
Book cover for One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy by Carol Anderson
Book cover for the Color of Law: a Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
book cover for The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America
book cover for  Shattered bonds : the color of child welfare by Dorothy Roberts
Book cover for Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism & Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney Lopez
Book Cover for Drug Laws and Institutional Racism by Cheryl Chambers
Book cover for America's Urban Crisis and the Advent of Color-Blind Politics by Curtis L. Ivery and Joshua A. Bassett
book cover for Socio-economic and education factors impacting American political systems : emerging research and opportunities
Book cover for Holes in the Safety Net: Federalism and Poverty by Ezra Rosser
Book cover for Sisters in Hate by Seward Darby
Book cover for Everything You Love Will Burn by Vegas Tenold

Podcasts

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At Liberty

Episode:The Movement to Erase Black History and Culture

Podcast: Trans Lash

TransLash

Episode: A Coordinated Attack on Trans Youth

At Liberty

Episode: Why Do We Take Voting Rights Away in America?

Podcast: Immigration Nation

Immigration Natio‪n‬

Episode: Seeking Asylum in the United States

Podcast: At Liberty

At Liberty

Episode: Why Is America so Keen on Separating Families?

Podcast: Code Switch

Code Switch

America's Concentration Camps?

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At Liberty

Episode: The Insidious Practice of Racial Gerrymandering

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At Liberty

Episode:Protecting Women and Children Is a Shield for Transphobia

Podcast: Conversations

Vox Conversations

Episode: The Original Meaning of “Identity Politics”

(with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor)

Podcast for At Liberty

At Liberty

Episode: Do Black Americans Have the Right to Bear Arms?

Podcast: Black Gaze

Black Gaze

Episode: Voting in the Hood

Podcast: Code Switch

Code Switch

Episode: Black And Up In Arms

Podcast: Momentum a race forward

Momentum: A Race Forward

Episode: Discussing Felony Disenfranchisement