Resources for Personal Growth and Reflection

Materials for personal exploration and understanding

Personal Growth Resources

  1. Learning for Justice - (formerly Teaching Tolerance) classroom resources, professional development and publications

  2. Juneteenth Video

  3. HEC Media Candid Conversation: Black People and White People in Outstate Missouri Find a Shared History

  4. Stephens College Resources from the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  5. tephens College Conversation Series—Think, Speak, Do

  6. Kaisha S. Johnson, Founding Director of Women of Color in the Arts Enough Already with the Statements of “Solidarity,” Arts World

  7. artEquity (June 2020) News, Ideas, and Resources

  8. Smithsonian Magazine (06-04-20) 158 Resources to Understand Racism in America

  9. United for Human Rights ( The Story of Human Rights

  10. United for Human Rights ( Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  11. Pancocojams (07-22-14) The Racist Roots of the “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed” chant

  12. United Way Equity Challenge

  13. University of Missouri Self-Guided Curriculum: Race, Racism, and the American Experience

  14. Inclusive

  15. System Racism Explained

  16. Cultural Humility: People, Principles, and Practices

  17. Harvard University Project Implicit Implicit Association Test

  18. Adam Ruins Everything (10-04-17) The Disturbing History of the Suburbs: Redlining

  19. Colin Gordon, The University of Iowa Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the American City

  20. The St. Louis American (02-23-17) Real Estate and Racism in St. Louis

  21. St. Louis Post-Dispatch (02-19-18) Lending Discrimination, Redlining Still Plague St. Louis, New Data Show

  22. St. Louis Magazine (10-17-14) The Story of Segregation in St. Louis

  23. PBS POV Implicit Bias: Peanut Butter, Jelly, and Racism

  24. Verna Myers TED Ideas Worth Spreading How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them

  25. MTV Look Different Implicit Tests

  26. Watch the film Coded Bias

  27. Watch the video Implicit Bias: Unwrapping Concepts

  28. Useful Links from Critical Media Project

  29. This Is For The Birds,” a video that addresses biases, narratives, and representations through the life of a bird.

  30. PEN America’s Guide for Combating Protest Disinformation

  31. Washington Post (06-05-20) You are Probably Spreading Misinformation: Here’s How to Stop

  32. The Atlantic (06-03-20) The Headlines That Are Covering Up Police Violence

  33. Smithsonian Talking About Race web portal

  34. LGBTQ+ Discrimination resources