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CONNECT WITH JAMON JORDAN

Walking tours and virtual tours ongoing.  Black Scroll Network History & Tours with Jamon Jordan  https://blackscrollnetwork.weebly.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamon.jordan

Instagram:  https://instagram.com/jamonblackscroll?utm_medium=copy_link

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

LEARN ABOUT ANTI-RACISM

Levels of White Engagement in Anti-Racism - Illustration challenging anti-black Racism provided by Tawana Petty @combsthepoet

Executive Summary - American Association of Physical Anthropologists Statement on Race and Racism

Podcast Episode - "Scene on Radio: Seeing White" (podcast) Season 2 Episode 2 "How Race Was Made"

ARTICLES - RECOMMENDED READING

Britannica.com article: "The History Of The Idea Of Race"

Article featuring Activist, Bree Newsome: https://www.biography.com/activist/bree-newsome

Article with ideas for actions white people can take as allies for racial justice:  https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

Article written by Jamon Jordan: Rebellions Work: We stand on the shoulders of those who came before us. https://www.yesmagazine.org/issue/black-lives/2020/08/26/history-resistance-rebellions-work

Article teaching about Juneteenth - CNBC - https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/15/what-is-juneteenth-holidays-history-explained.html

Article teaching about Juneteenth: Long form Journalistic Project - 1619 Project - The New York Times (Subscription needed)  https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html 

Article - Esquire - A Brief History on the Destruction of Black Neighborhoods

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a32719786/george-floyd-protests-riots-black-comminity-destruction-history/ 

Article - BET - Not Just Tulsa

https://www.bet.com/news/national/2019/12/17/not-just-tulsa--five-other-race-massacres-that-devastated-black.html 

Scientific American article: The Concept of “Race” Is a Lie

RECOMMENDED VIDEOS TO WATCH

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS TO READ

  • How to be an Anti-Racist - Ibram X  Kendi

  • The Miseducation of the Negro - Carter G. Woodson

  • Caste:The Origin of Our Discontent - Isabel Wilkerson

  • Towards Humanity: Shifting the Culture of Anti-Racism Organizing - Tawana Petty

  • The Invention of the White Race, Volume 1: Racial Oppression and Social Control - Theodore W. Allen

  • My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts & Bodies - Resmaa Menakem

RECOMMENDED AUTHORS

  • James Baldwin

  • Toni Morrison

  • August Wilson

FACEBOOK LINKS

Hidden Colors 3https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=967072617049236

Facebook Group: I AM Black History Challenge

https://www.facebook.com/groups/537009703853236

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