Race Relational Reading List

Italics = a link to the resource. 

The Endurance of Slavery’s Traumas and ‘Truths’ – Janice Gump in Transgenerational trauma and the other : dialogues across history and difference.  Edited by Edited By Sue Grand, Jill Salberg

Racist States of Mind: Understanding the Perversion of Curiosity and Concern.
Narendra Keval. Routeledge.

Dear White America – by George Yancy

You Shall Not Replace Us!’ White Supremacy, Psychotherapy and Decolonisation – Dwight D. L. Turner

For Whites Only – Lynne Jacobs (2005). In T. Levine Bar-Yoseph (Ed.), The bridge: Dialogues across cultures (pp. 225-244). New Orleans: Gestalt Institute Press.

Learning to Love White Shame and Guilt: Skills for Working as a White Therapist in a Racially Divided Country. Lynne Jacobs. (2014). International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, 9(4), 297-312.

The Gift – Mark McConville. In The Bridge: Dialogues Across Cultures, Talia Levine Bar-Yoseph (Ed.), Gestalt Institute Press, Metarie, La., 2005.

Antiracism as an Ethical Imperative: An Example From Feminist Therapy. Laura S. Brown

Essential paper:   Whiteness as Pathological Narcissism – Arianne E. Miller & Lawrence Josephs In Contemporary Psychoanalysis 45(1):93-119 ·

Declarations of Whiteness: The Non-Performativity of Anti- Racism – Sara Ahmed

Neuroses of Whiteness, White Envy and Racial Violence – Guilane Kinouani

The Challenge of Racism in Therapeutic Practice: Engaging with Oppression in Practice and Supervision by Isha McKenzie-Mavinga

Ijeoma Oluo
Welcome To The Anti-Racism Movement — Here’s What You’ve Missed

White People: I Don’t Want You To Understand Me Better, I Want You To Understand Yourselves

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
by Robin DiAngelo     2011 Paper can be found here

Exploring White Racial Identity and it’s Impact on Psychotherapy and Psychotherapy Organisations   by Judith Ryde

Carol Anderson Ph.D. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide.

Colin Lago. Race, Culture and Counselling. OU Press.

Beyond The Whiteness of Whiteness: Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons
by Jane Lazarre

In the Wake: On Blackness and Being by Christina Sharpe
Sample available.

A podcast series on whiteness called ‘Seeing White’

Akala’s Blog

Tim Wise

Taiye Selasi: Don’t ask where I’m from, ask where I’m a local. TED Talk

Diversity is for white people: The big lie behind a well-intended word.

In The Wake: On Blackness and Being by Christina Sharpe
A Salon in Honour of Christina Sharpe and her book.

Guilaine Kinouani – is a radical psychologist, a feminist, a therapist and equality consultant and a (3 times award nominated) writer/researcher and her blog and articles are excellent.  For example: Neuroses of Whiteness, White Envy and Racial Violence.

Reni Eddo Lodge   blog post for ‘Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

There is a rich resource of articles on the BAATN website.