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The purpose of this guide is to provide accurate relevant, and though-provoking information to support students, faculty, and staff learning or teaching about issues surrounding the killing of George Floyd during an arrest in Minneapolis, MN on May 25, 2020. In the aftermath of Floyd's death, protests and other racial justice efforts are demanding accountability for systemic racism within the criminal justice system and calling for police reform. This page will be updated to include new reports and analyses as events unfold. 

This guide is a collaborative project between the Multicultural Resource Center and University Library. A Wakelet version with additional readings is also available. If you have an additional resource to contribute, please contact Melissa Prescott.
Teaching Resources
Reflecting on George Floyd's Death and Police Violence Towards Black Americans (Facing History and Ourselves)
Includes guidelines for classroom discussions.

Teaching The New Jim Crow 
Teaching Tolerance curriculum for high school and lower-division college students.

Being Antiracist 
Toolkit from the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Living Room Conversations
Discussion model to help facilitate conversation between people with different viewpoints. Choose from over 100 topics.
Racial Justice and Antiracism
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Standing United: The Fight Against Inequality
(Resource deck by Janae Butler, May 2020)

The Difference Between Being "Not Racist" and Antiracist (TED Talk by Ibram X. Kendi, 6/9/2020)

Just Don't Forget That Black Pain Isn't All We Have (The Root, 5/28/2020)

When Black People Are in Pain, White People Just Join Book Clubs (The Washington Post, 6/18/2020)

How to Support the Struggle Against Police Brutality (The Cut, 6/7/2020)

Antiracism and America (web series by American University's Antiracist Research and Policy Center and The Guardian)

97 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice (The Medium, 8/13/2017)