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The internet has many web sites that are informative and thought provoking on race and identity.  Some sites to consider are listed below:                               

Description (as listed on each group's web site)

 

InAmerica

What defines? Maybe it's the shade of your skin, the place you grew up, the accent in your words, the make-up of your family, the gender you were born with, the intimate relationships you chose to have or your generation? As the American identity changes we will be there to report it.  In America is a venue for creative and timely sharing of news that explores who we are.                 

 

 

 WWYD

How would you respond when you're thrust into real-life ethical scenarios? What Would You Do? is an American television news magazine and hidden camera show broadcast on ABC. Some of the episodes focused on race:           

  • Interracial Couple, Disapproving Parents
  • Friend Disapproves of Adopted Daughter’s Race
  • Racial Profiling Played Out for Arizona Diners
  • A Black Dad With a White Child Being Harassed

                                     

 

 

Code Switch

 

Code Switch comprises a team of six NPR journalists who cover race, ethnicity and culture. Their work appears on-air and online, across NPR's shows and digital outlets.

 

 

RACE logo

Looking through the eyes of history, science and lived experience, the RACE Project explains differences among people and reveals the reality – and unreality – of race. The story of race is complex and may challenge how we think about race and human variation, about the differences and similarities among people. RACE is a project of American Anthropological Association.

 

 

RACE Card

Michele Norris, one of the hosts of NPR's All Things Considered,  started The Race Card Project in 2010 to help foster a candid dialogue about race.

 

 

Colorlines

Colorlines.com is a daily news site where race matters.