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Power, Privilege, and Responsibility

Unit 1 , Lesson 4

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Power, Privilege, and Responsibility

Teacher resources: 

Cowan, Paul. An Orphan in History: Retrieving a Jewish Legacy. (NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,1982).

Martinez, Elizabeth Sutherland, ed. Letters from Mississippi: Reports from Civil Rights Volunteers. (Brookline, MA: Zephyr Press, 2002).

Green, Melissa Faye. The Temple Bombing. (Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1996).

Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life, Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities, http://www.isjl.org/history/archive/. Includes rich encylopedia entries on individual Jewish communities across the South.

Brodkin, Karen. How Jews became white folks and what that says about race in America. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998.

McIntosh, Peggy. “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” Copyright 1988.

Kivel, Paul. Uprooting racism: How white people can work for racial justice. Gabriola Island, BC, Canada: New Society Publishers, 2002.

Pittelman, Karen, and Resource Generation. Classified: How to stop hiding your privilege and use it for social change. Brooklyn, NY: Soft Skull Press, 2005.

Jews for Racial and Economic Justice. This New York-based organization has organized campaigns related to the rights of domestic workers and affordable housing, among other issues.

 

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