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    Antiracism Reading List

    The following is a set of reading material we have found very useful in understanding, teaching and facilitating conversations around systemic racism. This list is often shared with course participants. We believe everyone needs an honest education on how systemic racism works, therefore we are making this available to all. Please feel free to share this list. Learning about racism can be overwhelming and you may not know where to start. Therefore, books recommended for beginners have been highlighted. Books Olusoga, D. (2016) Black and British: A forgotten history Winters, M.(2020) Black fatigue: how racism erodes the mind, body and spirit Frost, S. & Alidina, R.(2019) Building an inclusive organisation:…

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    Three Questions to ask when Considering Antiracism Training

    The spotlight on systemic racism in 2020 has led to a strong desire to discuss and redress racial imbalance. Leaders must embark on this work in a considered and pragmatic manner. The stakes are far too high for antiracism learning to be dealt with in the same manner as First Aid training for instance. It is process driven and must factor in impact, resources, time, emotional tax, bravery and much more. This article focuses on three high priority questions leaders must ask before engaging in antiracist work to improve chances of success. What is the desired impact? Just with any other training, it is imperative to have a clear idea…