A Map of the 2015 Baltimore Riots

The 2015 Baltimore Riots Mapped.


A crowdsourced syllabus about including texts, films, art, music, etc. that would help in teaching students about the underlying conditions in regards to events such as the ones occurring in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray.


A list of readings that educators can use to broach conversations in the classroom about the horrendous events that unfolded in Charleston, South Carolina on the evening of June 17, 2015. These readings provide valuable information about the history of racial violence in this country and contextualize the history of race relations in South Carolina and the United States in general. They also offer insights on race, racial identities, global white supremacy and black resistance. All readings are arranged by date of publication.


A crowdsourced syllabus about race, African American history, civil rights, and policing compiled by a community of teachers, academics, community leaders, and parents to teach about some aspect of the national crisis in Ferguson, Missouri.


Exploring an Unexpected Driver of Racial Segregation and Its Long-Term Effects on Economic Mobility

Research in Focus — A study of racial segregation finds negative consequences for long-term economic mobility, yielding evidence of a little-studied enabler of segregation itself: railroad location.

Racial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Science Education

Educational content for students and educators to identify and transform structures that sustain racial inequity in health care, education, and STEM fields in the US.

The MSW@USC Diversity Toolkit: A Guide to Discussing Identity, Power, and Privilege

This toolkit is meant for anyone who feels there is a lack of productive discourse around issues of diversity and the role of identity in social relationships, both on a micro (individual) and macro (communal) level.

This toolkit was created by MSW@USC, the online Master of Social Work program at the University of Southern California.

Police Killings in the U.S.

An interactive map showing people killed by police in the US, organized by race & ethnicity as well as by state.

Race: The Power of an Illusion (PBS Website)

The original Public Broadcasting System (PBS) companion website to the groundbreaking California Newsreel’s documentary Race: The Power of an Illusion (2003). Like our project, this three-hour documentary explores race from the lens of science and history, and society. This site features activities, lesson plans, and interviews with anthropologists and other scholars.

Race: The Power of an Illusion (Updated Website)

This is an exceptionally complete website that updates and adds to the original PBS companion website for Race: The Power of an Illusion. In addition to original materials, this site includes many short videos, readings, interviews, and additional resources.

The Persistence of Race Science (UNDARK)

This website explores why race science persists. It includes a growing number of engaging articles, as well as an interview and video, all focused on different ways that race has been studied and continues to be employed in science and pseudoscience.

Matters of Race

The companion website to the PBS four-part documentary, Matters of Race, on contemporary United States racial identities. The site includes a teacher’s guide for using the documentaries.

Slavery in New York

The website for the popular New York Historical Society exhibit, Slavery in New York. The site includes an educator’s guide and other downloadable classroom resources.

Is Race “Real”

The website contains a series of short essays on race by leading researchers. The essays were commissioned by the Social Science Research Council.

Online Supplement for How Real is Race? A Sourcebook on Race, Culture and Biology

Honey Child

A short film of how a Washington, DC father and his children question how their race is not always best determined by their skin color.

It’s Just Skin, Silly!