Resource Rewind: Exploring the Archives of the International Leadership Association
19 June 2020
In this special Juneteenth Resource Rewind, we amplify Black voices published recently and from our archive discussing leadership, racial/social justice, and more.

With hundreds of articles, book chapters, on demand webinars, podcasts, and more available, the ILA is your trusted source for leadership resources.

Rhonda Magee
The Inner Work of Racial Justice

Rhonda V. Magee, Professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law, discusses her work and her book The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming our Communities Through Mindfulness. Recorded shortly before the pandemic, this interview is especially relevant in the context of the killing of George Floyd and other Black men and women and the anti-racist work needed to achieve racial justice.
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Katherine Tyler Scott
The Fire Next Time

In response to the killing of George Floyd and subsequent global protests, ILA emerita board chair Katherine Tyler Scott writes, "We are witnessing the predictable repeat of history and the continuing consequences of a failure of leadership in dealing with it." Read her post on ILA's Leadership for the Greater Good blog series.
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Dorsey Spencer Jr.
Black Male/Female Leadership Development as Social Justice Education

Dorsey Spencer Jr. and LaFarin Meriwether discuss the additional struggles Black students face within the context of being a leader when compared to their non-Black peers. Based on this, the article explores recommendations for leadership development for Black students. Read the article, then watch the short video interview afterward with Spencer, Meriwether, and PAUSE editor, Dan Jenkins.

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Geri Agusto
Cultural Memory as Social Justice: The Critical Oral History Methodology

Danita Mason-Hogans, Wesley Hogan, and Geri Augusto discuss the use of Critical Oral History as a methodology for uncovering the story of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. The article also discusses the creation of the SNCC Digital Gateway and how the materials are being used to influence and inform social movements today. The article is introduced by column editor Susan Erenrich.
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Erica Edwards
Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership

Behind-the-Pages interview with author Erica R. Edwards on her 2013 book. "Social and political change is impossible in the absence of gifted male charismatic leadership — this is the fiction that shaped African American culture throughout the twentieth century. If we understand this, Erica R. Edwards tells us, we will better appreciate the dramatic variations within both the modern black freedom struggle and the black literary tradition." Bonus for ILA Members! Log in and Download Chapter 1, "Restaging the Charismatic Scenario."
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