The Fight is Not Over: Resources to Continue Moving Forward

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The following article is shared and compiled by Assistant Head of School Scott Parker P’23, ’24, in support of the ongoing diversity, equity, and inclusivity mission of New Hampton School. This series will continue intermittently to provide updates and information for our greater school community.

There is no shortage of great resources for examining a multiplicity of views and values around inclusion and equity. Below are some recommended books that everyone is reading for good reasonan article from Scientific American framing the net positive of increasing diversity in our world and institutions, and a few thought-provoking items to listen to and watch. Examining each of these gives a welcome time to consider, study, and plan for actions.

Books 

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo 

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance 

Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White by Frank H. Wu 

Caste: The Origins of our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson 

How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi 

Waking Up White by Debbie Irving 

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng 

Blindspot: Hidden Biases of GoodPeople by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony Greenwald 

Dare to Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Hearts by Brene Brown 

Articles 

Letter to My Son by Ta-Nehisi Coates 

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter by Katherine W. Phillips 

What it Really Means to Be an Antiracist, and Why it’s Not the Same as Being and Ally by Hillary Hoffower 

Watch 

 A New Phase Of American Whiteness’: A Complex History And An Uncertain Future | Think | NBC News  

 Ta-Nahesi Coates Talk, 18 March 2015 

Podcasts 

​Unlocking Us with Brené Brown, Episdoe: Brene on Shame and Accountability  

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