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View Resource NativeWeb site and mailing list

NativeWeb, a rich source of information and documents about indigenous peoples, has moved to a new location and has been expanded since we reported on it last year. The site seeks to "provide a cyber-place for Earth's indigenous peoples." The site at present provides pointers to North and South American indigenous peoples' resources, and promises in future to provide sources for Asia and Africa....

http://www.nativeweb.org/
View Resource Building Cohesive Communities: A Report of the Ministerial Group on Public Order and Community Cohesion

The British governments Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) reports that a sharp division between whites and ethnic minorities in Britain has formed, with the two groups leading separate lives with no social or cultural contact and no sense of belonging to the same nation. These new reports come from a government-commissioned inquiry in response to the race riots that rocked northern England this...

http://www.tedcantle.co.uk/publications/005%20Building%20Coh...
View Resource Two Towns of Jasper

The subject of race and race-relations in the United States is one that is at times avoided by many persons, but the documentary Two Towns of Jasper and its well-conceived Web site developed by PBS foster meaningful dialogue about these issues. The documentary deals with the murder of James Byrd (a black man), who was dragged to his death behind a truck driven by three white men in Jasper, Texas....

http://www.pbs.org/pov/twotownsofjasper/
View Resource Understanding Race

As this website opens, users will see a set of overlapping images of different human faces, as a narrator's voice intones: "Race: Are we so different?" It's an intriguing and important question, and one that is addressed through a number of lenses on this site, created by the American Anthropological Association, with funding from the Ford Foundation and the National Science Foundation. As their...

http://www.understandingrace.org/
View Resource The Voyage of the Slave Ship Sally: 1764-1765

In 1764, a one hundred ton ship called the Sally set sail from Providence, Rhode Island to West Africa on a slaving voyage. The vessel was owned by Nicholas Brown and Company, which was a local merchant firm run by four brothers. The records of this particular venture are preserved in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University and this remarkable website offers all of the records that...

http://cds.library.brown.edu/projects/sally/
View Resource Arts of Citizenship

A wide range of scholars and students are doing publicly engaged, innovative work in the arts, humanities, and design at the University of Michigan. This website brings together much of their work in a visually engaging, compelling way. Front and center on this homepage is a blog, which contains links to conversations about historic landmarks, graduate student summer internships, creating a "new"...

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https://www.rackham.umich.edu/publicscholarship/
View Resource The Chicago Reporter

Founded in 1972, the Chicago Reporter is an investigative news organization that publishes a bimonthly magazine that ”identifies, analyzes, and reports on the social, economic, and political issues of metropolitan Chicago with a distinctive focus on race and poverty.” On their website, visitors can learn more about their work via blogs, past issues, and a variety of multimedia features. A good...

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https://www.chicagoreporter.com/