Anti-Racism Resources 

 

The resources at the top of this list have been collaboratively collected by the members of the Courageous Conversations: Unpacking Racism Facebook group. Many connect to the text How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi. They have been included with the permission of the group’s moderator, Arianne.

The resources at the end of this document have been gathered from other sources, including the NY Times and the JNCL newsletter.

Getting Started, Self-Assessment Tools, and Resource Clearinghouses:

 

As an individual:

 

Books:

 

Articles:

 

Climate Justice:

 

Websites with Multiple Resources:

  • Talking About Race from the National Museum of African American History & Culture contains an array of articles on antiracism, bias, the historical foundations of race, whiteness, systems of oppression, and more.

  • Zinn Education Project “The goal of the Zinn Education Project is to introduce students to a more accurate, complex, and engaging understanding of United States history than is found in traditional textbooks and curricula.”

  • Facing History and Ourselves “At Facing History and Ourselves, we believe the bigotry and hate that we witness today are the legacy of brutal injustices of the past. Facing our collective history and how it informs our attitudes and behaviors allows us to choose a world of equity and justice. Facing History’s resources address racism, antisemitism, and prejudice at pivotal moments in history; we help students connect choices made in the past to those they will confront in their own lives.”

  • Rethinking Schools A community dedicated to creating a world that works for all.

  • Teaching Tolerance Southern Poverty Law Center “Our mission is to help teachers and schools educate children and youth to be active participants in a diverse democracy. Our program emphasizes social justice and anti-bias. The anti-bias approach encourages children and young people to challenge prejudice and learn how to be agents of change in their own lives.”

  • Anti-Defamation League “ADL is a leading anti-hate organization. ADL is a global leader in exposing extremism and delivering anti-bias education, and is a leading organization in training law enforcement.”

  • 350.org 350 is “an international movement of ordinary people working to end the age of fossil fuels and build a world of community-led renewable energy for all. 350 is building a future that's just, prosperous, equitable and safe from the effects of the climate crisis”

 

Videos:

 

Films to Stream:

 

Podcasts:

  • Armchair Expert featuring Ibram X. Kendi

  • First Name Basis with Jasmine Bradshaw; Episode 2:12 How to Talk to Your Children About Racism

  • Hidden Brain NPR, episode 02/16/16, Remembering Anarcha, Lucy, and Betsey: The Mothers of Modern Gynecology

  • Catlick B. T. Harman “Catlick is the lost story of how spies, villains, & midnight vigilantes nearly destroyed the South's grandest city. Catlick is part true crime, part historical narrative, and part memoir. B.T. Harman weaves masterful storytelling into a riveting sonic experience that traces one of the most tragic series of events ever to befall a single American city. 22 episodes total.”

  • Code Switch NPR “What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between. This podcast makes ALL OF US part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story.”

  • Scene On Radio: Seeing White John Biewen “Events of the past few years have turned a challenging spotlight on White people, and Whiteness, in the United States. Our series exploring what it means to be White.”

 

I’m ready to act!:


 

The resources here have been gathered from the NY Times and the JNCL newsletter

 

The 1619 Project:  NYTimes:

 

 

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