Here are some quick reads:
Lamont, M. and Small, M. (2006). How Culture Matters for the Understanding of Poverty: Enriching Our Understanding
McIntosh, Peggy. “White Privelege:Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, Wellesley, MA.
Norton, et al. (2006). “Color Blindness and Interracial Interaction.” Psychological Science, Volume 17 Number 11, 949-952.