​Becoming White Allies and Accomplices Talking Circle Resources Page

This page includes all the suggested homework and extra credit resources organized by topic.  This resource list will continually be updated with all the resources linked on the main Becoming White Allies & Accomplices Talking Circle page.  Please note that the external resources were not created by OMP and may not reflect the views of OMP or Purdue University.  The resources are intended simply to be used as a tool to explore various perspectives related to polices and practices related to racism and Racial Justice.

Topics are listed in alphaebtical order.  Resources under each topic are also listed in alphabetical order.


Abolition: Police

Abolition: Prison Industrial Complex


Economic Justice

Environmental Justice



History (General)

  • Code Switch (Podcast): Behind the Lies My Teacher Told Me (18min, Air Date: 2018.08.15, Episode + Transcript)
  • Racism: A Short History by George M. Fredrickson (Book 170pgs)

​History: 1400’s - 1877 (Slavery & Reconstruction)

History: 1878 - 1970(Jim Crow & Civil Rights)

History: Mass Incarceration & BLM

History: International Connections/Comparisons

Housing & Red Lining

Non-Black Racial Identity & Racism

Media Reviews/Critical Reflections

Medical Industry & Health

Politics & Voting

Race & Disability

Race & Faith

Race, Gender, Intimate Relationships, & Sexuality

Racial Justice Basics: White Identity

  • Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving (Book 288 pages)

Racial Justice Basics: POC Identity

Racial Justice Basics: Identifying Racism & White Supremacy

Racial Justice Basics: Responding to Racism

Science & “Race Science”

Theory of Change

Theory of Change: Conversations and “Civility” + Free speech vs Hate Speech + Fake News

Theory of Change: Direct Action

Theory of Change: Communications Technology & Data Use

Travel & Immigration

Trauma & Healing

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