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Behind 2016’s Turmoil, a Crisis of White Identity

According to the analyses of political tumult in the United States and Great Britain that Amanda Taub reviews, “national and racial identity were often conflated for the white majority. . . and now it seems under threat.”

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A Conversation on Race: A series of short films about identity in America.

The New York Times has compiled a “series of videos [plus] personal stories that reflect the breadth of experiences in the United States. . . .Because of the often painful subject matter, some of these stories include words that may…

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Whiteness Project

Whiteness Project is an interactive investigation into how Americans who identify as white, or partially white, understand and experience their race. Whiteness Project is conducting interviews with people from all walks of life and localities in which they are asked…

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Code Switch Race and identity, remixed: NPR podcast

National Public Radio has begun a weekly podcast about race and identity.  The first installment featured Peggy MacIntosh, Chenjerai Kumanyika, and Catherine Orr with a focus on how discussions about whiteness occur in the college classroom.

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White Debt by Eula Biss

“The word ‘privilege,’ composed of the Latin words for private and law, describes a legal system in which not everyone is equally bound,” writes Eula BIss in her New York Times Magazine essay. (December 6, 2015) .  She adds about…

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