The Health Effect of Discrimination – Infographic/Upworthy & the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

While we have to be careful about the word “proof,” the correlation between race and various mental and physical health effects are significant.

http://www.upworthy.com/an-effect-of-discrimination-you-might-have-suspected-but-have-never-seen-proven-until-now?c=ufb1

White supremacy’s long shadow: Why the myth of “race” still haunts America by JACQUELINE JONES

In an excerpt of her new book, “A Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race From the Colonial Era to Obama’s America,”  Jacqueline Jones describes how, “decades removed from the lows of segregation, black America still struggles against its twisted logic.”

http://www.salon.com/2013/12/15/white_supremacys_long_shadow_why_the_myth_of_race_still_haunts_america/

“Passing for white and straight: How my looks hide my identity” by Koa Beck/Salon

This personal reflection reveals the nature of race and sexual orientation in the United States, and the related reality of privilege.

http://www.salon.com/2013/12/09/passing_for_white_and_straight_how_my_looks_hide_my_identity/

Teaching about Privilege: Microgressions

Sometimes it is hard for dominant culture students to understand the way that power and privilege are enacted in communication. These examples may be helpful.

http://microaggressions.tumblr.com/

And here’s another format, an article about the tumblr site that also describes more about the concept of microaggression: http://www.buzzfeed.com/hnigatu/racial-microagressions-you-hear-on-a-daily-basis?bffb