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On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, an African-American man was killed during an arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After his death, protests against police violence toward black people quickly spread across the United States and internationally, raising awareness of racism globally. The resources below attempt to provide reading, listening and viewing that share information about racism in the US and beyond. 

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A first person account of the start of the riots in the US but then moves on to discuss why Australians felt that the time was right to join the global protests.

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What are some of the issues in the UK which prompted so many to react so strongly to the killing of George Floyd?

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The German experience of racism and why Germans mobilized to protest after the death of George Floyd

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At every step of the justice process, police, court and prison systems treat Māori differently to their non-Māori peers. The overall result is that Māori are one of the most incarcerated peoples in the world.

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Social activist-feminist, Ngurang Reena has been fighting against racism and discrimination faced by the minorities in India, mostly towards the people of the North-Eastern region.

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Images of protesters around the world

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You Can't Ask That: African Australians answer 'Is racism really that bad?' 

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 A recent report from the National Human Rights Commission suggests that in fact many Koreans are racially abusive to foreigners.

The resources below are predominately about antiracism in the US. No attempt to exclude any form of racism in any country is being made with the existence of this guide. 

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undefinedBridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race

undefinedThe System: Policing and Mass Incarceration

undefinedP.S. I Can't Breathe: Black Lives Matter