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White Anti-Racism

Lunchtime Discussion Series

This lunchtime discussion series on white anti-racism serves as an informal space to discuss and learn about whiteness. The series will explore, in particular, what it means for white people to practice anti-racism. The program follows President Crutcher’s recently released report on Making Excellence Inclusive, which calls for “training and ongoing learning opportunities focused on anti-bias, anti-racism, equity and inclusion for university administration, faculty, staff, and student leaders.”

The lunchtime series is open to any member of the campus community interested in better understanding what whiteness is, its relationship to racism, and implications for being anti-racist. We only ask that all participants keep the discussion centered on whiteness and white anti-racism.

We are happy to be continuing this discussion series into the fall semester. We have restarted discussing the Seeing White podcast series, and are planning to hold meetings every Monday and Thursday at noon. We will send out Spiderbytes with info regarding the specific topic for each session. We look forward to having you join us!

Previous lunchtime discussions include:

Mon. Jun. 30: Part one of Seeing White

Mon. Jul. 13: Part two of Seeing White

Mon. Jul. 20: Part three of Seeing White

Mon. Jul. 27: Part four of Seeing White

Mon. Aug. 3: Part five of Seeing White

Mon. Aug. 10: Part six of Seeing White

Mon. Aug. 17: Part seven of Seeing White

Next week! Mon. Aug. 24 & Thu. Aug 27: Part eight of Seeing White




There are many resources available for furthering understanding and taking action. We offer here a few, and please contact us for additional resources or general inquires about white anti-racism.

White Supremacy Culture - Hosted by Dismantling Racism Works, this page delves into cultural racism, white supremacy culture, and offers resources for those who wish to learn more.

Racial Equity Tools - This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward racial justice at every level in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.


In the news!

Read about the White Anti-Racism Lunchtime Discussion Series in the Collegian!