Resources Addressing Bias in Policing and Healing Racial Trauma

(Prepared by Alicia Reif and Laura Sherr, CSB/SJU Counseling and Health Promotion)

American Psychological Association

Racism, Bias, and Discrimination Resources and addressing bias in policing
https://www.apa.org/topics/racism-bias-discrimination


Policing in Black and White
https://www.apa.org/monitor/2016/12/cover-policing

Racial Trauma: Theory, Research, and Healing: Introduction to the Special Issue
https://psycnet.apa.org/fulltext/2019-01033-001.html

Racism in America
https://vimeo.com/282358544/7d1a26949d

On Being Podcast – Race and healing body practice
https://onbeing.org/blog/race-and-healing-body-practice/

New York Magazine – Mental Health Effects of Racial Trauma
https://www.thecut.com/2017/06/the-little-understood-mental-health-effects-of-racial-trauma.html

NAMI podcast Wellness In Color
https://namimn.org/category/podcast-episodes/wellness-in-color/

Pew Research – 10 Things we know about race and policing in the US
https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/06/03/10-things-we-know-about-race-and-policing-in-the-u-s/

Union of Concerned Scientists - Prominent Claims that Policing is Not Racially Biased Rest on Flawed Science
https://blog.ucsusa.org/science-blogger/claims-that-policing-not-racially-biased-rest-on-flawed-science

Racial Trauma is Real: The Impact of Police Shootings on African Americans
https://psychologybenefits.org/2016/07/14/racial-trauma-police-shootings-on-african-americans/

Resmaa Menakem – Free 5-day Racialized Trauma Home Study Course
https://www.resmaa.com/

NPR Programs and Articles addressing Race and Policing
https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2020/06/09/873066989/the-code-switch-guide-to-race-andpolicing

Racialized Trauma
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOzr7kbamwo

Healing Racialized Trauma Through Body Centered Psychology
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yl8NKF5to-0

TED talks

The trauma of systematic racism is killing Black women. A first step toward change...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8olL43PKJKw

Talks to help you understand racism
https://www.ted.com/playlists/250/talks_to_help_you_understand_r

Active Listening
TED – How to listen better - Julian Treasure
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSohjlYQI2A

TED How to speak so that people want to listen – Julian Treasure
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIho2S0ZahI

How to become an active listener
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eHxNdIyo7g

Dr. Brene Brown The Power of Vulnerability
https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_the_power_of_vulnerability?language=en

Racial Gaslighting

Instagram Influencer addresses Racial Gaslighting:
https://www.buzzfeed.com/lizmrichardson/racial-gaslighting-instagram-explainer

White Identity Development

Citizenship and Social Justice: White American Identity Development
https://citizenshipandsocialjustice.com/white-american-identity/

Teaching Privilege that is Mindful of Identity Development
https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.csee.org/resource/resmgr/docs/_topic_documents/diversity/teaching_privil
ege_that_is_m.pdf

Talking about Privilege and Race

Why It’s Important to Think about Privilege and Why
https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/why-its-important-to-think-about-privilege-and-why/

How to Talk to your Family and Friends about Racism and White Privilege
https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/2020/07/06/how-to-guide-talk-racism-white-privilege-with-familyfriends/
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Scientific American: Biases make People Vulnerable to Misinformation Spread by Social Media
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/biases-make-people-vulnerable-to-misinformation-spread-by-social-media/

Wired: How to Break out of your Social Media Echo Chamber
https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-twitter-echo-chamber-confirmation-bias/

Harvard Business Review: Calming your Brain during Conflict
https://hbr.org/2015/12/calming-your-brain-during-conflict