Area Resources

American Civil Liberties

Union of Texas  (ACLU)

https://www.aclutx.org/

Big Brothers and Sisters 
1905 Washington Ave., Waco
(254) 776-2862

http://www.bbbs.org/

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

http://www.ciscentraltexas.org/

Economic Opportunities Advancement Corporation  (EOAC)

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

http://eoacwaco.org/

League of United Latin

American Citizens (LULAC)

Waco Council #273

915 La Salle Ave. #A, Waco

(254) 235-8664
http://my.lulac.org/group/33

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/

Online Videos

Integrated Schools:  Families

Choosing Integration

https://integratedschools.org/category/news/

GAO study: Segregation worsening in U.S. schools

http://tinyurl.com/ydxmoje3

Understanding Race

http://www.understandingrace.org/about/index.html

Tampa Bay Times:  Why Cops Shoot

http://tinyurl.com/ycmdk7e7

COLORLINES

http://tinyurl.com/ybqzzknb

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

LINKS to Resources and Suggested Reading

Grassroots Leadership study shows African Americans confined longer

in Travis County Jail

http://tinyurl.com/y9k27rcz

I went to medical school in Charlottes- ville. I know white anger quite well.

http://tinyurl.com/ydgb7jqj

Being Black in Public

https://tinyurl.com/yd8lk9gc

Refuting Fear:  Immigration, Youth, and California's Stunning Decline

in Crime and Violence

http://tinyurl.com/yavsad3x

Educator Jane Elliott Talks Trump, Kaepernick and Fixing Racism

http://tinyurl.com/yagl72nx

Extensive data shows punishing
reach of racism for black boys

https://tinyurl.com/yb235v4b

The members of the CRRC Board

are delighted to share the following recommendations for further reading

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

Recommended Reading

-- All titles link to Amazon listing and reviews --

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Amazon Smile members are invited to Support the CRRC with each Amazon purchase!

Alexander, Michelle -   

     The New Jim Crow:

     Mass Incarceration in

     the Age of Colorblindness
      The New Press, New York, 2010

Anaya, Rudolfo -

     Bless Me, Ultima
      Quinto Sol - Berkeley, CA , 1972

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, WI, 2006

Grande, Reyna -

     The Distance Between Us:

     A Memoir
      Washington Square Press

      (Simon & Schuster) - New York, 2013

Griffin, John Howard -

    Black Like Me
     Houghton Mifflin - New York, 1961

Hobbs, Jeff -

      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

 

Ngozi Adichie, 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, 2014

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

Viramonte, 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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