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Anti-Racism Resources

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General

TED Talk: How To Deconstruct Racism, One Headline at a Time

Where Change Started

TED Talk: How Racism Makes Us Sick

Miss Universe: We Can’t Be What We Can’t See

Why We Must Talk About the Asian-American Story, too

Greta Thunberg isn’t the Only Young Climate Activist You Need to Know

How the GI Bill’s Promise Was Denied to a Million Black WWII Veterans

The Case for Reparations

Don’t Talk about Implicit Bias Without Talking about Structural Racism

Threats to Equity: White Supremacist and Colonial Logic

Blaming Trump is too Easy: This is Us

Recommended Reading

The People’s Institute For Survival & Beyond

So You Wanna Be An Intersectional Feminist

I’m gonna mess up, and that isn’t gonna stop me

30 of the Best Articles Written by People of Color 2016

Workplace White Culture

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Anti-Racism Project

Jenna Arnold’s Resources (books and people to follow)

Rachel Ricketts’ Anti-racism Resources

Resources for White People to Learn and Talk About Race and Racism

Showing Up For Racial Justice’s Educational Toolkits

“Why is this happening?” — an introduction to police brutality from 100 Year Hoodie

Zinn Education Project’s teaching materials

For White Parents

White supremacists are recruiting white teens online. Parents must stop them.

Podcast: Tips for talking about race with small children

Why Aren’t White Mothers Being Blamed for the Opioid Crisis Like Blacks Mothers…

Here’s How We Examined 900 Yearbooks — and Why

New Report Examines the Racial Makeup of Private Schools in the United States

TED Talk: How to Teach Kids to Talk About Taboo Topics

Safe Space Radio: Talking to White Kids About Race

Parenting While White

Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness

How Well-Intentioned White Families Can Perpetuate Racism

Why White Parents Need to Do More Than Talk to Their Kids About Racism

Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness

Children and Racial Bias

Recommended Reading for Children & Youth

Raising Race Conscious Children

Raising White Children

What White Children Need To Know About Race

Check out these books for children and young adults from the list of Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners

Listen to the Parenting Forward podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt’

Listen to the Fare of the Free Child podcast

Read PBS’s Teaching Your Child About Black History Month

Follow The Conscious Kid on Instagram

Articles

“America’s Racial Contract Is Killing Us” by Adam Serwer | Atlantic (May 8, 2020)

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement (Mentoring a New Generation of Activists

”My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” by Jose Antonio Vargas | NYT Mag (June 22, 2011)

The 1619 Project (all the articles) | The New York Times Magazine

“The Intersectionality Wars” by Jane Coaston | Vox (May 28, 2019)

Tips for Creating Effective White Caucus Groups developed by Craig Elliott PhD

”White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Knapsack Peggy McIntosh

“Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi | Atlantic (May 12, 2020)

Videos

Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives: Barbara Smith, Reina Gossett, Charlene Carruthers (50:48)

“How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion” | Peggy McIntosh at TEDxTimberlaneSchools (18:26)

Podcasts

1619 (New York Times)

About Race

Code Switch (NPR)

Intersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast

Pod For The Cause (from The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights)

Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)

The Combahee River Collective Statement

Books

Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

Redefining Realness by Janet Mock 

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
by Michelle Alexander

The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century
by Grace Lee Boggs

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe Moraga

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

Film and Television

13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix

Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent

Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent

Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix

Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent

I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent or on Kanopy

If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu

Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent

King In The Wilderness  — HBO

See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix

Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent

The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax

When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

Organizations

Antiracism Center: Twitter

Audre Lorde Project: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook 

Black Women’s Blueprint: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Color Of Change: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Colorlines: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

The Conscious Kid: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Equal Justice Initiative (EJI): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Families Belong Together: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

MPowerChange: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook 

Muslim Girl: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

NAACP: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

National Domestic Workers Alliance: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

RAICES: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook 

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

SisterSong: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

United We Dream: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook


Handouts

Anti-Racism Handout

White Fragility & Receiving Feedback: A Guide

Anti-Racist Checklist for Whites

Common Patterns of Whites

Rules of Engagement

Frame of Reference

Silence Breakers for Whites

Tools / How-To

From Robin DiAngelo, Author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People to Talk About Racism

21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

9 Phrases Allies Can Say When Called Out Instead of Getting Defensive

Me and White Supremacy Workbook by Layla F. Saad

Ten Things You Should Know About White Privilege

100 ways to be a white ally

11 Step Guide

Racial Equity Tools

SURJ Thanksgiving Toolkit

White Nonsense Roundup

Spending Consciously

Education / Schools / Teachers

From Robin DiAngelo, Author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People to Talk About Racism

27 Mistakes White Teachers of Black Students Make and How to Fix Them

24 Books for Anti-Racist Teachers – White Fragiles Beware!

How Detention Causes Long-term Harm to Children

10 Ways Well-Meaning White Teachers Bring Racism Into Our Schools