Resources on Race/Racism
The 1619 Project
The 1619 Project is an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that began in August 2019, the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative.
E-Book: Race, Rhetoric, and Research Methods
Race, Rhetoric, and Research Methods explores multiple antiracist, decolonial forms of study that are relevant to 21st-century knowledge production about language, communication, technology, and culture. The book presents a rare collaboration among scholars representing different racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders, and ranks within the field of Rhetoric, Composition, and Writing Studies (RCWS).
E-Book: Counterstory: The Rhetoric and Writing of Critical Race Theory
Counterstory pulls together intellectual history, praxis-oriented theory, research methods, and anti-racist pedagogy to intervene in how we think, write, and teach—ultimately, how we inhabit the world.
Short PowerPoint: Historical Context to Current Racism
A short PowerPoint laying out the timeline for the birth of racial categories. This PowerPoint was used to present at TCU's Day of Understanding in 2021.