Social Justice Resources

Social Justice Resources

Learning about social justice is an on-going process. You don’t just read an article on buzzfeed about microaggressions and magically eradicate them from your thoughts and speech. Unlearning the bias that is inherently present in our culture takes constant learning. I’ve worked with a few student who have wanted to start on this learning process and decided that a “syllabus” of resources that are freely available on the web would be helpful to some. This is a list of articles that have been meaningful to me as I’ve continued to learn about creating equitable communities. This list will continue to grow as I remember articles and books that I’ve read and find ways to share them here.

White Privilege

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh
White Privilege: An Account To Spend by Peggy McIntosh
Understanding White Supremacy, Challenging White Privilege, and Working for Social Justice by Paul Kivel
White Benefits? A Personal Assessment by Paul Kivel
White Like Me by Tim Wise

Male Privilege

Against Patriarchy: Tools for Men to Further Feminist Revolution by Chris Crass
Looking for Proof of Male Privilege in Your Daily Life? Here Are 7 Undeniable Examples by Jon Greenburg

Social Construction of Privilege/Difference/Oppression

Privilege, Oppression, and Difference (chapter 2 from the book Privilege, Oppression, and Difference) by Allan Johnson


Feminism is for Everybody by bell hooks
Feminist Theory from Margin to Center by bell hooks

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