Resources helpful in our waking up process in relation to race and racism

williams teaching at Brooklyn Zen Center. Photo by A. Jesse Jiryu Davis.

Resources helpful in our waking up process in relation to race and racism:

Brach, T (2016), Facing my White Privilege, The Lions Roar

Choudhury, S (2016) What We Say, Not What We Do in the The Wise Brain Bulletin, 10,1 (adapted from  Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury. 2015)

Demont John (2018), The Radical Buddhism of Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams. The Lions Roar

Eddo-Lodge, R., (2018), Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, Bloomsbury Publishing

Irving, D., (2014), Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, Elephant Room Press

King, R., (2018), Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out, Sounds True Inc

Life of Privilege Explained in a $100 Race

Magee, R., (2016), Teaching Mindfulness with Mindfulness of Race and Other Forms of Diversity, in McCown, Reibel and Micozzi, Resources for Teaching Mindfulness: An International Handbook, Springer

Parent Lauren (2016), Mindfulness and Racial Bias: Resources For Deeper Understanding,

Royal Society for the Arts, (2017) Inclusive Growth Commission: Making our economy work for everyone 

Social Justice, Inner Work and Contemplative Practice, (2017) Initiative for Contemplation, Equity and Action (ICEA) , 1:1, Edited by Sheryl Petty

Treleaven, D.A. (2018) Understanding Social Context: Working effectively across difference in Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness, Norton & Company, London

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