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Resource Haul

1. “Out of Context #8: Privilege and Creative Consequence.”
Benavides, Nicolas Lell. I Care If You Listen. August 26, 2020.

2. “How the Italian-American Dream Became a Racial Nightmare.” Robertson, Isabel. Interzine. September 16, 2020. (PDF)

3a. “What an Abject Embarrassment to be an American.”
Carbin, Chris. Medium. July 4, 2020.

3b. “The Paradox of Patriotism.”
Carbin, Chris. Medium. July 9, 2020.

Other Resources

Other Resources

1. “Alanis Morissette On Why America Must Embrace the Feminine.” 

Morissette, Alanis. The Daily Beast. July 14, 2017.

2. “Amateur: How Do I Reconcile My Masculinity With the Toxicity of Men?

McBee, Thomas Page. Them. October 5, 2018. (PDF)

3. “Artists Helped Lift America Out of the Depression. Could that happen again?

Wilkinson, Alissa. Vox Magazine. June 22, 2020. (PDF)

4. “The Artist’s Struggle for Integrity.” 

Baldwin, James. New York, 1963. (Audio)


5. “A Biden Win Won’t Cure My Trump-Era Depression.” 

Smith, Mychal Denzel. The New York Times. September 11, 2020. (PDF)


6. “The Bittersweet Victory at Saint Domingue.” 

Baptist, Edward E. Slate. August 6, 2015. (PDF)

7. “Black Trans Women and Black Trans Femmes: Leading & Living Fiercely.” 

Pillar 1 of the Trans Agenda for Liberation. Contributors: Nyla Foster, Ebony Harper, BT -- Director and Founder of Trans(forming), Tre’Andre Valentine, Marisa Richmond, Raquel Willis, Kylar Broadus, Chase Strangio, and Taffy Johnson. Transgender Law Center. (PDF)

8. “Climate Disruption Is Now Locked In. The Next Moves Will Be Crucial.” 

Branch, John and Plumer, Brad. The New York Times. September 22, 2020. (PDF)

9. “Community Is An Intentional Act.

Featuring Hanif Abdurraqib. Episode from Millennials Are Killing Capitalism. July 27, 2020.

(Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts).

10. “Cornel West on hope and resistance in the age of Trump: We must ‘find joy in the struggle.’”

Devega, Chauncey. Salon. November 3, 2019. (PDF)

11. “The Creative Process.

Baldwin, James. Creative America. 1962. (PDF)

12. “As Da 5 Bloods Hits Netflix, Black Vietnam Veterans Recall the Real Injustices They Faced During and After the War.” 

Chow, Andrew R., Bates, Josiah. Time. June 12, 2020. (PDF)

13. “The Drug War, Mass Incarceration and Race.

Drug Policy Alliance. January 25, 2018. (PDF)

14. “Freedom Struggle: Angela Davis on Calls to Defund Police, Racism & Capitalism, and the 2020 Election.” 

Democracy Now. September 7, 2020. (Video)

15. “The Glorification of the Working Class.”

Lam, Sophia. The Gate; University of Chicago. March 24, 2020.

16. “Harriet Tubman Was My Wonder Woman.”

Mock, Brentin. The Atlantic. May 12, 2016. (PDF)

17. “The Human Journey: Bill T. Jones.” 

The Kennedy Center. March, 2019 (Video)

18. “The impossible burden of being Black in America.” 

McCray, Netia A. The Boston Globe. June 22, 2020. (PDF)

19. “Period Poverty Affects Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People, Too.

Roark, Courtney. TeenVogue Magazine. October 18, 2019. (PDF)

20. The Inquiry: “How do you Launch a Nuclear Missile?” 

BBC. January 24, 2017. (Podcast)

21. “Is This the Beginning of the End of American Racism?” 

Kendi, Ibram X. The Atlantic. September, 2020. (PDF)

22. “Masculinity Is Considered ‘More American’ Than Femininity, Study Suggests.” 

Kershner, Kate. How Stuff Works. September 7, 2017. (PDF)

23. “Postal Service cuts imperil ladder to middle class for many Black Americans.” 

Mueller, Eleanor and Mejdrich, Kellie. POLITICO. August 18, 2020. (PDF)

24. “Protecting the Earth, Protecting Ourselves: Stories from Native America.” 

Foxworth, Raymond. Nonprofit Quarterly. March 9, 2020. (PDF)

25. “The Road from Serfdom.” 

Allen, Danielle. The Atlantic. December 2019 (PDF)

26. “The Shocking Photo of ‘Whipped Peter’ That Made Slavery’s Brutality Impossible to Deny.

Blakemore, Erin. February 7, 2019. (PDF)

27. “Top Adviser to Richard Nixon Admitted that ‘War on Drugs’ was Policy Tool to Go After Anti-War Protesters and ‘Black People.’

Drug Policy Alliance. March 22, 2016. (PDF)

28. “The Unequal Price of Periods: Menstrual Equity in the United States.”

Period Equity, ACLU. (PDF)

29. “The urgency of intersectionality.

Crenshaw, Kimberlé. TEDWomen 2016. October 2016. (Video)

30. “What to an American Is the Fourth of July?

Kendi, Ibram X. The Atlantic. July 4, 2019. (PDF)

31. “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

Douglass, Frederick. 1852. (PDF)

32. “Who Can We Trust With the Nuclear Button? No One.

Perry, William J. and Collina, Tom Z. The New York Times. June 22, 2020. (PDF)

33. “Why are millennials burned out? Capitalism.

Illing, Sean. Vox Magazine. March 16, 2019. (PDF)

34. “Yes, America Is Rigged Against Workers.” 

Greenhouse, Steven. The New York Times. August 3, 2019. (PDF)

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