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NAACP Freeport Branch #3039

2023 Scholarship Application

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The 1619 Project. Nikole Hannah-Jones. The New York Times Magazine. (2019)

The Case for Reparations. Ta-Nehisi Coates. The Atlantic. (2014)

Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism. Robin DiAngelo. Huffington Post. (2017)

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack. Peggy McIntosh. Antiracist Alliance. (1990)

The Coronavirus Was an Emergency Until Trump Found Out Who Was Dying. Adam Serwer. The Atlantic. (2020)

Don’t Understand the Protests? What You’re Seeing is People Pushed to the Edge. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Los Angeles Times. (2020)

The Minneapolis Uprising in Context.Elizabeth Hinton. Boston Review. (2020)

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. Michelle Alexander. New York: The New Press, 2020.

One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy. Carol Anderson. New York: Bloomsbury, 2018.

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. Carol Anderson.  New York: Bloomsbury, 2016.

The Fire Next Time. James Baldwin. New York: Vintage, 1992.

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. Robin DiAngelo. Boston: Beacon Press, 2018.

Anatomy of Malice: The Enigma of Nazi War Criminals. Joel E. Dimsdale. Yale University, 2016.

Never Caught: The Washington’s Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge. Erica Armstrong Dunbar. 37Ink; Atria Books: New York, 2017.

Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America. Michael Eric Dyson. St. Martin’s Press, NY, NY, 2017.

How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide. Crystal Fleming. New York: Penguin Random House, 2019.

Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. Crown Publishing (Penquin Random House LLC), New York, 2020.

Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. Crown Publishing Group (Penquin Random House LLC), New York, 2016.

The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States. Walter Johnson. New York: Basic Books, 2020.

How to Be an Antiracist. Ibram X. Kendi. New York: One World, 2019.

Heavy: An American Memoir. Kiese Laymon. New York: Scribner, 2018.

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. Heather McGhee. New York: One World, 2021.

The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America. Kahlil Gibran Muhammad. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010.

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. Richard Rothstein. New York; London: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2017.

Courageous Conversations about Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools. Glenn Singleton. Los Angeles: Corwin, 2015.

Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of A Former White Nationalist. Doubleday, NY, NY, 2018

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. Bryan Stevenson. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2015.

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations about Race. Beverly Daniel Tatum. New York: Basic Books, 2003.

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2016.

Race Matters. Cornel West. Boston: Beacon Press, 1993.

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. Isabel Wilkerson. New York: Random House, 2020.

Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence. Chad Williams, Kidada E. Williams, and Keisha N. Blain. (Eds.) Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 2016.

Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting. Terrie M. Williams. Scribner, NY, NY, 2008

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race. Derald Wing Sue. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2015.

Up From Slavery: The Autobiography of Booker T. Washington

Stolen Legacy. George G. M. James.

The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities. Lawrence Ross Jr.

The Mis-Education of the Negro. Carter G. Woodson.

The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality. Cheikh Anta Diop.

The Souls of Black Folk. W. E. B. DuBois

They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America. Ivan Van Sertima.

ADL Resource Library.

Poor People’s Campaign Fact Sheets – Fact sheets on Healthcare, Housing, Homelessness, Voter Suppression, Children & Youth, Debt, Policing, Militarism, Living Wages, and more

Southern Poverty Law Center Resources – Extremist Files, Hatewatch, Intelligence Report, Publications, Law Enforcement, and more.

Albany Civil Rights Institute, Albany, GA

Benjamin Mays Historic Site, Greenwood, SC

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham, AL

Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Site, Topeka, KS

Civil Rights Memorial, Montgomery, AL

DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago, IL

Edmund Pettis Bridge, Selma, AL

Emmett Till Interpretive Center, Sumner, MS

Freedom Rides Museum, Montgomery, AL

Green McAdoo Cultural Center, Clinton, TN

International Civil Rights Center & Museum, Greensboro, NC

Harriet Tubman House, Albany, NY

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Ntnl Hist. Park, Cambridge, MD

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Atlanta, GA

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Jackson, MS

National Civil Rights Trail (100+ locations in 15 states)

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, OH

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, Little Rock, AR

National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, TN

National Voting Rights Museum, Selma, AL

Robert Russ Moton Museum, Farmville, VA

Scottsboro Boys Museum & Cultural Center, Scottsboro, AL

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, AL

Southern Tenant Farmers Museum, Tyronza, AR

The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration

The Malcom X & Dr Betty Shabaaz Memorial and Educational Center, NY, NY

The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Baltimore, MD

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice Montgomery, AL

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum