Anti-Racism Resources

This is a working list of resources for anti-racism education and action. We hope it will support learning and dialogue about the structural inequalities and racial injustice in the US. It is time for change. Please check back as this list will be updated.   

TOOLS

"Talking About Race" web portal from the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Racial equity glossary of definitions
How to be an ally

READ

Books

A Spectacular Secret: Lynching in American Life and Literature by Jacqueline Goldsby 
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Citizen: An American by Claudia Rankine
How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi 
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou 
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison 
They Can't Kill Us All by Wesley Lowery
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

LISTEN

Podcasts

1619 (NY Times)
About Race (Panoply)
Code Switch (NPR) 
Integrated Schools (Integrated Schools)
Intersectionality Matters! (The Africa American Policy Forum)
Momentum: A Race Forward (Race Forward)
Pod for The Cause (Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights)
Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)
The Problem We All Live With (two-part episode of This American Life)

WATCH

Films and Shows 

“13th” Ava DuVernay 
“American Son” Kenny Leon
“Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975” Göran Hugo Olsson
“Clemency” Chinonye Chukwu
“Dear White People” Justin Simien
“Do the Right Thing” Spike Lee
“Fruitvale Station” Ryan Coogler 
“I Am Not Your Negro” James Baldwin Documentary
“If Beale Street Could Talk” Barry Jenkins
“Just Mercy” Destin Daniel Cretton 
"King In The Wilderness" Peter Kunhardt
“See You Yesterday” Stefon Bristol
“Selma” Ava Duvernay
"Slavery by Another Name" PBS Documentary 
“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” Stanley Nelson Jr.
“The Hate U Give” George Tillman Jr. 
“When They See Us” Ava Duvernay

For Educators

26 Mini-Films for Exploring Race, Bias and Identity With Students
Talking to Kids About Racism and Justice, a List for Parents and Educators from the Oakland Public Library
Teaching Social Justice in the Classroom

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