Understanding “Whiteness”


In order to effectively combat racism and dismantle white supremacy, we need to understand the sociopolitical construct and historical reality of whiteness. Here are a few resources to help deepen your knowledge about the realities of whiteness, white supremacy, and what we can do about it.


Seeing White - Scene on Radio Podcast

“Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for? Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen took a deep dive into these questions, along with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika, in this fourteen-part documentary podcast series.”

White Ally Toolkit

 “The White Ally Toolkit focuses specifically on helping white folks have more effective encounters with white friends, co-workers and family who are skeptical that racism is a problem.” 

Roadmap to Reconciliation by Brenda Salter McNeil

A comprehensive program designed to inspire, equip, and train an emerging generation of church leaders.