The views expressed in the references below do not necessarily represent the views of Create CommUnity, it's board or steering committee. Create Community encourages the public to read broadly in order to more fully understand the history, perspective and views of a variety of scholars and writers.

St. Cloud Times YOUR TURN Articles by Steering Committee members

Adjei, Eunice, Look for ways to help, improve our community, September 2015

Owens, Rosemond, Show kindness to all individuals, don’t lump in groups, August 2015

Pederson, Rev. Dee, We have the opportunity to create equality for all, August 2015

Kettler, Bishop Donald, Welcoming others can enrich our lives, August 2015

McCarter, Jerry, Refugees, immigrants come to St. Cloud to work, August 2015

Hall, Deb, Stand against prejudice, be part of the change you seek, July 2015

Ruis, Jon, United Way proud to be part of Create CommUNITY, July 2015

Gallswyk, Kathy, For community to thrive, invest in future leaders, June 2015

Segura, Monica , St. Cloud growth brings the world closer St. Cloud Times, 2015

Tohow, Siyad, and Steve, Joul, A quick background of Somalis, their beliefs, St. Cloud Times ,2015

Kenneth , Holman, Embrace differences, be part of your community,  St. Cloud Times ,2015

Racism and Anti-Racism: Analysis and Organizing

Alinsky, Saul. Reveille for Radicals. New York: Vintage Books, 1989.

Alinsky, Saul. Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals. New York: Vintage Books, 1989.

Allen, Robert. Reluctant Reformers: Racism and Social Reform Movements in the United States. Washington, DC: Howard University Press, 1983.

America's Original Sin: A Study Guide on White Racism. Washington, DC: Sojourners Resource Center, 1992 Revised Edition

Barndt, Joseph. Dismantling Racism: The Continuing Challenge to White America. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1991.

Bobo, Kimberley A., et al. Organizing for Social Change: A Manual for Activists in the 1990s. Washington: Seven Locks Press, 1991.

Bell, Derrick. Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism. New York: Basic Books, 1992.

Bell, Derrick. Race, Racism, and American Law. Boston: Little, Brown, 1973.

Carr, Leslie G. "Color-blind" Racism. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 1997.

Chisom, Ronald and Michael Washington. Undoing Racism: A Philosophy of International Social Change. The People's Institute Press, 1997.

Derman-Sparks, Louise. Anti-bias Curriculum: Tools for Empowering Young Children. NAEYC

Derman-Sparks, Louise and Carol Brunson Phillips. Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism. New York: Teachers College Press, 1997.

Eberhardt, Jennifer and Susan T. Fiske, ed. Confronting Racism: The Problem and the Response. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 1998.

Feagin, Joe R. and Hern, Vera. White Racism: the Basics. New York: Routledge, 1995.

Fredrickson, George. The Arrogance of Race. Wesleyan University Press, 1988.

Gordon, Paul. White Law: Racism in the Police, Courts, and Prisons. London: Pluto Press, 1983.

Hacker, Andrew. Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal. New York: Scribner's, 1992.

Horsman, Reginald. Race and Manifest Destiny: The Origins of American Racial AngloSaxonism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981.

Jordan, Winthrop D. The White Man's Burden: Historical Origins of Racism in the United States. New York, Oxford University Press, 1974.

Katz, Judith H. White Awareness: Handbook for Anti-Racism Training. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1978.

Kivel, Paul. Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice. Gustavus Myers Center...

Knowles, Louis L. and Kenneth Prewitt. Institutional Racism in America. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1969.

Kovel, Joel. White Racism: A Psychohistory. New York: Pantheon, 1970.

Kretzmann, John P. Building Communities From the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community's Assets. Chicago: ACTA Publications, 1993.

Matthias, Dody S. Working for Life: Dismantling Racism. Philadelphia: Huperetai, 1986.

Omi, Michael and Howard Winant. Racial Formation in the United States from the 1960s to the 1980s. New York: Routledge. 1986

Rothenberg, Paula. Racism and Sexism: An Integrated Study. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988.

Schwartz, Barry N. and Robert Disch, ed. White Racism: Its History, Pathology, and Practice. Dell, 1975.

Shearer, Jody M. Enter the River: Healing Steps from White Privilege Toward Racial Reconciliation. Herald Press, 1994.

Smedley, Audrey. Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview. Boulder: Westview Press, 1999.

Tatum, Beverly. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: and other conversations about race. New York: Basic Books, 1997.

Terry, Robert. For Whites Only. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988.

Wellman, David T. Portraits of White Racism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1977. West, Cornel. Race Matters. Beacon Press, 1993.

Wilson, Carter. Racism: From Slavery to Advanced Capitalism. Sage Wright, W.D. Racism Matters. Westport: Praeger, 1998.

Zinn, Howard. A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present. New York: Harper, 1980.