This page is intended to serve as a resource to deepen our anti-racism work.
If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, start now.
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Resources for white parents to raise anti-racist children:
Books:
Each winter, the Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. The list of annual winners is published online for easy access to these resources.
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/coretta-scott-king-book-award-winners
Embrace Race Book Recommendations
https://www.embracerace.org/resources/20-picture-books-for-2020

Podcasts:
Parenting Forward podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt’
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/parenting-forward/id1403686245?i=1000474951309
Integrated Schools podcast episode “Raising White Kids with Jennifer Harvey”
https://integratedschools.simplecast.com/episodes/harvey

Resources for white adults desiring to learn more about being anti-racist
Articles:
How Did We Get Here?
163 years of The Atlantic’s writings on race and racism in America
https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2020/06/atlantic-reader-race-and-racism-us/613057/

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

Dr. Robin DiAngelo discusses ‘White Fragility’ (1:23:30)

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

Podcasts to subscribe to:
1619 (New York Times)
About Race
Code Switch (NPR)
Intersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast
Pod For The Cause (The LDRSHIP Conf on Civil & Human Rights)
Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)
Seeing White People

Books to read:
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
Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color
by Andrea J. Ritchie
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
Raising Our Hands by Jenna Arnold
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

Films and TV series to watch:
1) 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
2) American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
3) Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent
4) Blindspotting (Carlos López Estrada) — Hulu with Cinemax or available to rent
5) Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent
6) Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
7) Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent
8) I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent or on Kanopy
9) If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
10) Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent for free in June in the U.S.
11) King In The Wilderness — HBO
12) See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix
13) Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent for free in June in the U.S.
14) The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent
15) The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Available to rent for free
16) When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

Organizations to follow on social media:
1) Antiracism Center: Twitter
2) Audre Lorde Project: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
3) Black Women’s Blueprint: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
4) Color Of Change: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
5) Colorlines: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
6) The Conscious Kid: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
7) Equal Justice Initiative (EJI): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
8) Families Belong Together: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
9) Justice League NYC: Twitter | Instagram + Gathering For Justice: Twitter | Instagram
10) The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
11) The Movement For Black Lives (M4BL): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
12) MPowerChange: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
13) Muslim Girl: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
14) NAACP: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
15) National Domestic Workers Alliance: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
16) RAICES: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
17) Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
18) SisterSong: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
19) United We Dream: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

More anti-racism resources to check out:
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
Save the Tears: White Woman’s Guide by Tatiana Mac
Showing Up For Racial Justice’s educational toolkits
The [White] Shift on Instagram
“Why is this happening?” — an introduction to police brutality from 100 Year Hoodie
Zinn Education Project’s teaching materials

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