If you are interested in learning about how to help dismantle racism in our country here is a list of anti-racism resources for you:
Where to even begin in anti-racism resources
There are so many resources out there. Think about the way you learn best, whether you love reading or watching movies…listening to podcasts, etc. Check those resources out first. And remember a lot of books you can get on audiobook.
Many black people have poured their lives into anti-racism activism and I want to amplify their voices here.
If you are just diving in here is a glossary for understanding terms spoken when speaking about racism.
There is a video I’ve linked to below called White Fragility (this is not an insult) that is incredible if you’re having a hard time with guilt or anger as a white person please watch it first.
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Books about Race, Racism, Diversity and Responses To Read
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
How to be an AntiRacist by Ibram X. Kendi
White Fragility: Why it’s so Hard for White People to talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo
Women, Race & Class– Angela Davis
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
So you Want to talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Why I no longer talk to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? by Mumia Abu-Jamal
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
The Hate you Give by Angie Thomas
Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America by Jennifer Harvey
Movies about understanding Racism to Watch
13th can be viewed on Netflix and on Youtube here
When They See Us on Netflix
Just Mercy (currently free to stream during June 2020)
The Kalief Browder Story on Netflix
The Hate you Give
Do the Right Thing
The Murder of Fred Hampton watch on Youtube here
I am Not Your Negro
Slavery by Another Name watch on Youtube here
Videos about Racial Diversity to Watch
White Fragility (Legit- such an amazing video!)
Podcasts about Race and Diversity to Listen to
Online Articles and Resources about Racism
This is a growing list of resources and I will be adding more! If you know of a resource to link to please comment below so I can check it out to add to the list!