Curated resources for facilitating more effective and inclusive conversation

Podcast: Scene on Radio Season

Where did the notion of "whiteness" come from? Read more.

Systematic Racism Explained

Here's a closer look at what systemic racism is, and how we can solve it. Watch video here

Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education

This reading will introduce social justice education, while providing tools for developing ''critical social justice literacy'' and how to take action towards a more just society. Read more.

Action-Based Initiatives for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

A news article from Texas A&M's Department of Communication that highlights faculty's initiatives to promote anti-bigotry, which includes the work of the Difficult Dialogues Project and TAMU Flourish. Read here.

Online Course: Anti-Racism & Organizational Well-Being

All TAMU employees are invited to apply for the 6-week online course offered by the Difficult Dialogues Project and TAMU Flourish. Apply here

Academics for Black Survival and Wellness

An organization created by Black counseling psychologists and their colleagues with the goal of fostering accountability and growth for non-Black people and enhancing healing and wellness for Black people. Learn more.

Recognizing and Combating Racial Microaggressions

A self-paced online learning module by the Difficult Dialogue team to learn how to recognize and combat racial microaggressions. Learn more.

White Allyship: A Researched Guide and Living Document 

A living document for white people about being a white ally in racist America created by a former Difficult Dialogues member, Dr. Carrie Murawski. Learn more.

Pedagogy as Activism: Resources for Promoting Change

A selection of toolkits and syllabi by the Texas A&M Office of Diversity for self-care, ally-ship, and strategies for promoting change. Learn more.

Black Trauma and Showing up at Work

An article about the trauma faced by Black colleagues. Learn more.

Stop Hate

An online resource to learn about prevention measure or file a complaint on campus. Learn more.

NCDD - Questions for Conversation Cafes in the Time of Pandemic

A brief handout with questions to discuss in conversation cafes. Read more.

CDC - Talking with Children about Coronavirus Disease 2019

A brief guide to talking with children about the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more.

RACE: The Power of an Illusion

Watch the three-part documentary series that investigates the idea of race in society, science, and history here.

Deconstructing White Privilege with Dr. Robin DiAngelo

Dr. Robin DiAngelo is the author of "What Does it Mean to Be White?" Watch her 2018 video here and if you would like to learn more about Dr. DiAngelo, you can find her website here.

Peabody Awards

Kumanyika,  co-executive producer and co-host of “Uncivil,”  and journalist Jack Hitt,  won the Peabody in the radio/documentary category for their episode “The Raid,”. Read more.

Communication, Culture, Media, & Rhetoric Scholars On The Work of Transformation

A blog post from the Difficult Dialogues Project founder Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian, which features her recorded workshop titled "Thriving Against Whiteness." Her workshop is a part of Building The Fugitive Academy's virtual conference series that is happening from March to May of 2021. Read here.

White Allies: 10 Ways to Support Black Lives

A blog post by the founder of Difficult Dialogues, Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian, with 10 concrete ways to support Black lives. Learn more.

Facilitated Dialogues to Combat Racism: A Goal-Based Approach

A journal article by the Difficult Dialogues team: Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian, Alexandra Sousa, and Dr. Vanessa Gonlin about facilitating dialogues to combat racism.  Read more.

Antiracism Resources

A comprehensive collection of antiracism resources by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein,  Anna Stamborski, Nikki Zimmermann, and Bailie Gregory. Learn more.

Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom

A brief guide by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network about how educators can address race and trauma in the classroom.  Read more.

Parenting and Education Through a Critical Race Lens

A social media account that is creating Parenting and Education Resources through a Critical Race Lens.   Instagram    Facebook

10 Things You Can Do to Improve Race Relations

A brief handout to learn how to improve race relations. Download here.

NAACP - 10 Equity Implications of COVID-19 in the U.S.

A report outlining 10 equity implications of the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more.

#WeavingCommunity During Crisis

An initiative by the National Conversation Project. Learn more.

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