Suggested reading

It is really important for us as educators to inform ourselves- it is not the responsibility of racially minoritised students to educate us, we must educate ourselves too. Some useful books and articles are: 

  • Reni Eddo-Lodge’s book ‘Why I am no longer talking to white people about race’. 
  • Layla Saad’s book ‘Me and white supremacy: combat racism, change the world and become a good ancestor’. 
  • Robyn DiAngelo’s book ‘White Fragility’


This short video highlights the impact of privilege; What Is Privilege? (


This 2020 paper provides clear breakdown of the various types of microaggressions and acts as a useful reflective  tool for educators to consider in relation to their own behaviour: A qualitative study of microaggressions against African Americans on predominantly White campuses | BMC Psychology | Full Text (