LINKS to Resources and
 Suggested Reading

American Civil Liberties

Union of Texas (ACLU)

https://www.aclutx.org/

Big Brothers and Sisters

1905 Washington Ave., Waco

(254) 776-2862

https://www.bigmentoring.org/

Communities in Schools

- Central Texas
1001 Washington Ave., Waco
(254) 753-6002

http://www.ciscentraltexas.org/

Economic Opportunities Advance-

ment Corporation  (EOAC)
500 Franklin Ave., Waco
(254) 753-0331

 http://eoacwaco.org/ 

League of United Latin 
American Citizens (LULAC)

Waco Council #273
915 LaSalle Ave. #A, Waco
(254) 235-8664

National Association for the Advance-
ment of Colored People (NAACP)

PO Box 20511, Waco  76702
(254) 733-5261

http://waconaacp.org/

 

Waco Hispanic Museum
2815 Speight Ave., Waco
(in the South Waco Recreation Center)
(254) 548-9730

https://wacoheartoftexas.com/things-

to-do/waco-hispanic-museum/

Area Resources
Videos

TED Talk, Daryl Davis:  "Why I, as a black man, attend KKK rallies"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORp3q1Oaezw

Integrated Schools:  Families Choosing Integration
https://integratedschools.org/category/news

GAO Study:  Segregation worsening in U.S. schools
http://tinyurl.com/ydxmoje3

Understanding Race

https://www.understandingrace.org/

Tampa Bay Times:  Why cops shoot
http://tinyurl.com/ycmdk7e7

Micro-Expressions
and their relationships to race, gender,
social and financial status

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyZhi9q0Vs4

Verna Myers, TED Talks:
How to overcome our biases?
Walk boldly toward them!

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=TED+talks+Verna+Myers

Grassroots Leadership study shows 
African Americans confined longer
in Travis County Jail

http://tinyurl.com/y9k27rcz

I went to school in Charlottesville.  

I know white anger quite well
http://tinyurl.com/ydgb7jqj

Being Black in Public
https://tinyurl.com/yd8lk9gc

Educator Jane Elliott Talks Trump Kaepernick, and Fixing Racism

http://tinyurl.com/yag172nx

Refuting Fear:  Immigration, Youth, and California's Stunning Decline in Crime and Violence
http://tinyurl.com/yavsad3x

Extensive data shows the punishing reach of racism for black boys
http://tinyurl.com/yb235v4b

Recommended Reading

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The members of the CRRC Board

are delighted to share the following recommendations for further reading and viewing,

study, discussion, and understanding of inequality issues in central Texas.

Alexander, Michelle -
    The New Jim Crow:
    Mass Incarceration in
    the Age of Color Blindness

     The New Press; New York, 2010

Anderson, Carol -
    White Rage:  The Unspoken
    Truth of Our Racial Divide

     Bloomsbury Publishing USA;
     New York, 2016

Baldwin, James -
     The Fire Next Time
      Dial Press; New York, 1963

Blackmon, Douglas -
     Slavery by Another Name:

     the Re-Enslavement of Black

     Americans from the Civil War

     to World War II
     Doubleday; New York, 2008

Coates, Ta-Nehisi -
    Between the World and Me
     Random House LLC; New York, 2015

Daniel-Tatum, Beverly -
     Can We Talk About Race?
      Beacon Press; Boston, 2007

--  Why Are All The Black Kids

    Sitting Together In The Cafeteria?"
     Hachette (Basic Books) - New York,
     September 1997

Ellison, Ralph -
   
The Invisible Man
     Random House, New York, 1952

Galeano, Eduardo - 

    Open Veins of Latin America:
    Five Centuries of the Pillage of 
    a Continent

     Monthly Review, New York, 1971

Gonzales, Rigoberto -
    Butterfly Boy:  Memories of

    a Chicano Mariposa
     Univ. of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 2006

Grande, Reyna -
    The Distance Between Us:  

     A Memoir
     Washington Square Press
     (Simon & Schuster); New York, 2013

Griffin, John Howard -
    The Short and Tragic Life of 
    Robert Peace

     Scribner; New York, 2014

Hooks, Bell -
     Ain't I A Woman:

    Black Women and Feminism
     South End Press; Brooklyn, NY, 1981

Kendi, Ibram X. -
How to Be an Antiracist     
One World/Random House;      

New York, 2019      

Ngozi Adiche, Chimamanda -
Americanah     
Knopf; New York, 2013      

Picoult, Jodi -
Small Great Things:  A Novel     
Ballantine Books;  New York, 2016      

Rankine, Claudia -
Citizen:  An American Lyric     
Graywolf Press;:  Minneapolis MN, 2014      

Reséndez, Andrés -
The Other Slavery:     

The Uncovered Story of Indian     

Enslavement in America     
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Boston, 2016      

Sisneros, Sandra -
The House on Mango Street     
Arte Público Press, 1984      
Knopf Doubleday;  New York, 1991      

Urrea, Luis Alberto -
The Devil's Highway:     

A True Story     
Back Bay Books;  Boston, 2002      

Viramontes, Helena Maria -
Under The Feet of Jesus     
Penguin Books;  New York, 1995      

Wilkerson, Isabel -
The Warmth of Other Suns:      

The Epic Story of America's      

Great Migration      
Vintage;:  New York, 2011       

Wise, Tim -
White Like Me:  Reflections on     
Race from a Privileged Son   
 

Soft Skull Press;  Berkeley, CA 2007      

Wright, Richard -
Native Son     
Harper & Brothers;  New York, 1940      

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