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Race and American Law Resource Guide

About this Guide

This guide was created in conjunction with the course Race and American Law.  In addition, it is a resource for people interested in race as it relates to diverse aspects of American Law. Tabs divide resources by various topic areas.  Resources include books, video, articles, web pages and other materials.  

Books

Key Casebooks

News Coverage

Boston Globe

  • The Emancipator- Reframing the conversation on racial justice and equity. A collaboration with The Boston Globe and Boston University's Center for Antiracist Research

The Guardian

Newswise

NPR

The New York Times 

U.S News 

Washington Post 

  • Race & Reckoning - Candid conversations about identity in America — from racial injustices to political movements

 

 

Race: The Power of an Illusion

The Ford Foundation

Race: The Power of an Illusion

Documentary: 3 Episodes

Race the Power of an Illusion An online companion to the award-winning documentary series by California Newsreel discussing the origins, beliefs and consequences of what we call race. Includes:

  • Episodes transcripts
  • Quizzes
  • Handouts
  • Interviews
  • and More!