Resources gathered by Examining Whiteness group

Published: 29 Jun 2020

Authored by: Bea Millar

Updated June 2020

Organisations focussing on the experience of Therapists of Colour    


Webinars, podcasts and articles

Muna Abdi from Decolonizing Education in conversation with 3 white practitioners/academics

Decolonizing Education: Let’s talk about it

Unsettling Whiteness 

Resisting Racism in the Academy  

Whiteness, Intimacy and Everyday Antiracism.  William R. Frey

‘White counsellors don’t understand’: Why BME students don’t get the help they need at uni  

What’s Missing From “White Fragility” 

RACE: What is White Supremacy in Education? 

What does it mean to be white in a society that proclaims race meaningless?  Robin DiAngelo

Why healing from internalised Whiteness is a missing link in White people’s anti-Racism work

Whiteness on the Couch  Natasha Stovall

Pran Patel’s Decolonise the Curriculum Ted Talk  
Pran Patel’s Decolonise the Curriculum companion article  

Guide to Allyship

So You Call Yourself an Ally: 10 Things All ‘Allies’ Need to Know

#BlackSafeSpace   CiCi and Shona Hunter

Seeing White – explorations of White Supremacy   14 radio broadcasts

Witnessing the wound  20 min video by Eugene Ellis, BAATN

How I learned to stop worrying and love discussing Race  (10 min TED talk)

Colonialism and the origins of skin bleaching

4 Ways White People Can Process Their Emotions Without Hijacking the Conversation on Racial Justice. Jennifer Loubriel   


Authors who have written extensively on Racism and White privilege

Tim Wise, US anti-racism activist, J.E.Helm’s White racial identity development model and Peggy McIntosh on White privilege.

Farhad Dalal

Classic text on these issuesBlack Skin, White Masks,  Frantz Fanon,  1952


Recent relevant books

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor,  Layla F.Saad,  2020

How to be an antiracist,  Ibram X. Kendi,  2019

Dying of Whiteness,  Jonathan M. Metzl,  2019

White Privilege Unmasked: how to be part of the solution,  Judy Ryde,  2019

BRIT (ish):  On Race, Identity and Belonging,  Afua Hirsch,  2018                                  

White Fragility: why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism,  Robin DiAngelo,  2018

Natives: race and class in the ruins of empire,  Akala,  2018

My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathways to Mending our Hearts and Bodies,  Resmaa Menakem,  2017

Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race,  Reni Eddo Lodge,  2017

Race in Psychoanalysis,  Celia Brickman,  2017     

The Challenge of Racism in Therapeutic Practice,  Isha McKenzie-Mavinga,  2016

Black Issues in The Therapeutic Process,  Isha McKenzie-Mavinga,  2009   

Being White in the Helping Professions,  Judy Ryde,  2009

The Isis Papers. The Keys to the Colors,  Dr. Frances Cress Welsing  1991

A collection of 25 essays examining the neuroses of White Supremacy