HOW TO RISE ABOVE RACISM:
A PRIMER FOR UNDERSTANDING THE BROADER RAMIFICATIONS OF
IMPLICIT BIAS


Joe K. Mungai
MSW, LMSW, CLPC, CTP, CCM

TABLE OF CONTENTS
DEDICATION……………………………………………………………………………………………… 5
PREFACE……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 7
PART 1
WHAT IS RACISM?
CHAPTER 1
RACISM AND IMPLICIT BIAS ………………………………………………………………….13
PART 2
THE BIG PROBLEM
CHAPTER 2
SOCIETY’S RESPONSE TO RACISM…………………………………………………………35
CHAPTER 3
GATEKEEPERS AND THEIR ROLE IN PROMOTING RACISM………………55
CHAPTER 4
LEADERS AND SOCIAL MEDIA……………………………………………………………….69
PART 3
WAYS RACISM IS NOURISHED
CHAPTER 5
A FRAMEWORK OF MAINTAINING AND PROMOTING RACISM IN
AMERICA…………………………………………………………………………………………………..77
CHAPTER 6
SYSTEMS AND INSTITUTIONS THAT MAINTAIN RACISM …………………83
CHAPTER 7
WHITE PRIVILEGE……………………………………………………………………………………95
CHAPTER 8
10 EXAMPLES THAT PROVE WHITE PRIVILEGE EXISTS IN EVERY
ASPECT IMAGINABLE ……………………………………………………………………………109
PART 4
HOW TO RISE ABOVE RACISM AND IMPLICIT BIAS
CHAPTER 9
ALL VOICES ARE IMPORTANT ……………………………………………………………..119
CHAPTER 10
WHAT SHOULD I DO ONCE I RECOGNIZE MY WHITE PRIVILEGE?.121
CHAPTER 11
HUMANS HAVE THE ABILITY TO ALTER THEIR DESTINY……………….125
CONCLUSION
THE SECRET TO BECOMING PROACTIVE…………………………………………..133
REFERENCES……………………………………………………………………………………………135