- Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis
- Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability by Eyal Weizman
- Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant Detention by Tings Chak
- Deem Journal Stories
- 13th directed by Ava DuVernay (available on Netflix)
- Amend: The Fight for America (available on Netflix)
- Gentefied (available on Netflix)
- Loudreading Post-Colonial Imaginaries (SCI-Arc Lecture) by Cruz Garcia & Nathalie Frankowski of WAI Architecture Think Tank
- This book does not necessarily speak on issues of equity, diversity, inclusion or justice in the traditional sense, but rather touches on something I mentioned during the talk by breaking down the topic of love and what it really means to love—a very important ingredient when it comes to all of the aforementioned topics.
SAULT "But this music is about more than just sound, it offers compelling comment on the world we live in. Untitled (Black Is), which arrived in June, is a vital companion piece to the Black Lives." from Music Weekly article titled Making Waves: Sault
- I find that their music provides a very interesting way to freely express and feel some of what is being felt by so many in times that have been increasingly frustrating and trying. I also appreciate the infusion of impending liberation and joy that are mixed in with the very truths they so soulfully bring forth.
- Some of my favorite listens: Wildfires (from Untitled (Black Is), Son Shine (from Untitled (Rise), and We Are the Sun (from album titled 5)
The American Latino Experience: 20 Essential Films Since 2000 - https://www.nytimes.com/article/latino-movies.html
- I do not have a specific movie or documentary to share at the moment, so I figure I would share a list of films recently circulated in my office highlighting noteworthy Hispanic/Latino stories in film compiled by The New York Times as a way for readers to engage in the different realities relating to these communities.
- Saidiya Hartman, Lose Your Mother (2006): https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780374531157
- Clint Smith, Counting Descent (2016): https://www.clintsmithiii.com/book-of-poems
- Trethewey, Monument (2018): https://www.hmhbooks.com/shop/books/Monument/9780358118237
- BellHooks, Art On My Mind (1995): https://thenewpress.com/books/art-on-my-mind
McKinsey & Company – The Color of Wealth
Westbrook, T’Pring, and Akilah Watkins-Butler. The Case for Economic Inclusion: Examining Community Wealth Building Strategies in South Atlanta and Clayton County. The Kendeda Fund.
Wilkerson, Isabel. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. New York: Random House, 2020.
Experts on Expert with Dax Shepard – Episode 107, Interview with Michael Eric Dyson - https://armchairexpertpod.com/pods/michael-eric-dyson
The Paycheck Podcast (season 3) - https://www.bloomberg.com/the-paycheck. Bloomberg Equality.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Racism and the Economy https://www.minneapolisfed.org/policy/racism-and-the-economy
- Boone, Kohi, “Notes Toward a History of Black Landscape Architecture” Places Journal, October 2020.
- Brown-Nagin, Tomiko. Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. Read online through the GT library.
- “Building a Foundation for Action: Anti-Racists Historic Preservation Resources” from Columbia University
- “Talking about Race” from the National Museum of African American History and Culture
- 56th Anniversary Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee free registration for online events March 5-7
- “Removal of Confederate Monuments from Public Space” from SAH Connects
- “Safe Space” by Lesley Lokko
- U.S. Civil Rights Movement Sites and the World Heritage List
- David Adjaye: Constructed Narratives by Peter Allison
- David Adjaye: Form Heft Material by Okwui Enwezor and Zoe Ryan, in collaboration with Peter Allison
- Building Art - The Life and Work of Frank Gehry by Paul Goldberger
- A Promised Land by President Barack Obama
- BlackSpace Manifesto
- In Search of African American Space: Redressing Racism, Jeffrey Hogrefe and Scott Ruff with Carrie Eastman and Ashley Simone (eds.)
- Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, And What We Can Do About It, Mindy Thompson Fullilove
- Black Imagination Podcast, Ep. 2., Dario Calmese with Dr. Mabel O. Wison: https://open.spotify.com/episode/173t68Co1jdID2xWEhNRFA
- Somi's The Gentry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUm9bB9QMjM
- Oddisee's Gentrification: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f4WzggVK74
- Gutiérrez y Muhs, G., Niemann, Y. F., González, C. G., & Harris, A. P. (2012). Presumed incompetent: The intersections of race and class for women in academia. Utah State University Press.
- Chadwick Boseman played icons—and then became one.
Gwen Ifill is an American journalist, television newscaster, and author. Kaye wrote, “In addition to the clear lessons still to be learned from this dialogue, Gwen holds a special place in my heart. She was one of my first cousins (her mom and my dad were sister and brother). Gone too soon, but her powerful journalistic accomplishments remain.”
Michele Norris' interview with Sherrilyn Ifill (Gwen’s cousin from the other side of her family) on “What is the role of the arts and humanities—and of individuals—in combatting structural racism and promoting diversity as a value unto itself?”
- Ferguson. This was a pivotal moment in U.S. history, chronicled by Gwen Ifill and the hundreds of participants in the PBS Newshour event on September 24, 2014.
- One of Gwen’s dear friends was Michele Norris. Michele initiated The Race Card Project in 2010. Here is the link to some of those stories that continue to be chronicled by Michele and her team, https://theracecardproject.com/.
- Anjaly Nath Upadhyay, M.A. on Radical Unlearning: https://forthewild.world/listen/anjali-nath-upadhyay-on-radical-unlearning-190
- Looking for more? Nitra also recommends https://soundcloud.com/architectmag/james-garrett-jr-hopes-george-floyd-is-the-final-wake-up-call-architects-need)
"Changing the Subject: Race and Public Space", Mabel Wilson, the Nancy and George Rupp Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, a Professor in African American and African Diasporic Studies, and the Associate Director of the Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia University in conversation with Julian Rose, Architecture Editor of Artforum International, Summer 2017