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Antiracism Resources

This guide contextualizes racism and antiracism within the United States and aims to provide the Merrimack Community with an introduction to resources on understanding and confronting racial injustice.

Videos & Films

Changing Carceral Systems through Compassion, Practice, and Research || Harvard Radcliffe Institute

Description Racial disparities in our carceral systems are profound and troubling. As a society, we appear to be at an inflection point where racial justice is a core priority for the incoming Biden administration and a majority of the public. This program brings together the compassionate work of a practitioner on the front lines with the expertise of a world-renowned researcher in criminal justice policy. Together, they discuss the key challenges of racial inequity in carceral systems along with potential solutions that could help realize justice.

13th - Directed by Ava DuVernay (Available for free via Netflix on YouTube)

When They See Us (Available on Netflix)

Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland (Documentary)

Books

Finding Articles

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  • Anti-racism OR Antiracism

  • Racism

  • Institutional racism

  • White privilege

  • Criminal Justice System