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ANTI- RACISM RESOURCES

This is an ever-growing, every-changing resources list. It is by no means exhaustive, but a good place to start. Feel free to email us with any additions you'd like to see!

 

Books:

"How to Be an Antiracist" – by Ibram X. Kendi

"So You Want to Talk About Race" - by Ijeoma Oluo

The Wretched of the Earth Paperback – by Frantz Fanon

"Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors Paperback" – by Carolyn Finney

"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism" - by Robin DiAngelo

"Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor" – by Layla Saad

"Dwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World" - by Linda Hogan

Raising Our Hands: How White Women Can Stop Avoiding Hard Conversations, Start Accepting Responsibility, and Find Our Place on the New Frontlines - by Jenna Arnold

 

Articles:

“The Death of George Floyd, In Context,” by Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker

“Of Course There Are Protests. The State Is Failing Black People,” by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor for the New York Times

 

Films and Documentaries: 

Just Mercy a film based on civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson’s work on death row in Alabama

Blindspotting,  The film follows a parolee with three days left on his sentence, only to have him witness a police shooting that threatens to ruin a lifelong friendship.

13th, a Netflix documentary exposing racial inequality within the criminal justice system

When They See Us, a Netflix miniseries from Ava DuVernay about the Central Park Five

WavesWaves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family—led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

 

Podcasts and more:

Brené Brown with Ibram X. Kendi, a podcast episode on antiracism

Unlikely Hikers Podcast & LIVE Show

 

More resources from other sources:

A Detailed List of Anti-Racism Resources from Katie Couric

Racial Trauma in Film: How Viewers Can Address Re-traumatization From Counseling@Northwestern