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The Nonracial Worldview Library is an ever-growing collection of material and resources that recognize and resist the hegemony of the racial worldview by not only acknowledging that race is a social construct but also affirming the need to resist the habit and pressure to remain enclosed in that construct through racialization practices.

  1. A Realist Metaphysics of Race: A Context-Sensitive, Short-Term Retentionist, Long-Term Revisionist Approach. Jeremy Pierce. Book

  2. American Anthropological Association Statement on Race. Position Paper

  3. ASHG Denounces Attempts to Link Genetics and Racial Supremacy

  4. Before Color Prejudice: The Ancient View of Blacks. Frank M. Snowden Jr. Book

  5. Beyond Black: Biracial Identity in America. Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Book

  6. Charting a Course Beyond Racism – Carlos Hoyt. Video

  7. Deracialization Now. Greg Thomas. Essay

  8. How Real Is Race? A Sourcebook on Race, Culture, and Biology. Carol C. Mukhopadhyay, Rosemary Henze, Yolanda T. Moses. Book

  9. Humanae. Angelica Daas. Photography

  10. Man’s Most Dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race. Asley Montagu. Book

  11. Mean, Kind or Non: Which Type of Racist Are You? Carlos Hoyt. Essay

  12. Non-Racial Identities and World Views. Carlos Hoyt. Video

  13. Race and Mixed-race: A Personal Tour. Rainier Spencer - Essay

  14. Race Debunked in 3 Minutes. Video

  15. Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview. Audrey Smedley, Brian Smedley. Book

  16. Race in the Making: Cognition, Culture, and the Child's Construction of Human Kinds. Lawrence A. Hirschfeld. Book

  17. Race: Are We So Different? Alan H. Goodman, Yolanda T. Moses, Joseph L. Jones. Book

  18. Race: The Power of An Illusion. Video

  19. Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life. Barbara J. Fields and Karen E. Fields

  20. Resisting Race & Racialization. Carlos Hoyt. Video

  21. Spurious Issues; Race and Multiracial Identity Politics in the United States. Rainier Spencer. Book

  22. Taking race out of human genetics and memetics: We can’t achieve one without achieving the other. Carlos Hoyt. Essay

  23. The Arc of a Bad Idea: Understanding and Transcending Race. Carlos Hoyt. Book Readers particularly interested in what it might actually mean to live without race (i.e., beyond the racial worldview and without racialization) are encouraged to read Chapter 6 - Race Without Reification: Pedagogy, Practice, and Policy from the Nonracial Worldview and Chapter 7 - Beyond the Panopticon: Liberating the Tragic Essentialist and Promoting Racial Disobedience

  24. The Concept of Race is a Lie. Peter G. Prontzos. Essay

  25. The Emperor’s New Clothes: Biological Theories of Race at the Millennium. Joseph Graves. Book

  26. The Idea of Race. Robert Bernasconi and Tommy L. Lott, Editors – Book

  27. The Pedagogy of the Meaning of Racism: Reconciling a Discordant Discourse. Carlos Hoyt. Essay

  28. The Race Myth: Why We Pretend Race Exists in America. Joseph Graves. Book

  29. The Racialization Process. Carlos Hoyt. Video

  30. Theory of Racelessness: A Case for Antirace(ism) (African American Philosophy and the African Diaspora) Sheena Mason. Book

  31. Who Is Black: One Nation’s Definition. F. James Davis. Books

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And please check the library from time to time to see what's new!

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