Resources

Anti-Racism Education

Anti-racism content that empowers our clients to expand
individual and organizational learning on systemic racism.

Understanding Current Topics: Criminal Justice, Systemic Racism, Protests
Being an Ally/Co-Conspirator

How to Be A Good White Ally, According to Activists by Emily Stewart | Vox (June 2, 2020)

Independent YouTube Videos/Interviews/TedX Talks

There is No Neutral: Nice White People Can Still Be Complicit in a Racist Society | Ari Shapiro Interviews Robin D’Angelo (June 9, 2020)

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man | Emmanual Acho (June 3, 2020)

What I Am Learning From My White Grandchildren—Truths About Race | Anthony Peterson | TedX Antioch (Nov 4, 2014)

Books to Understand Race and Racism (Non-Fiction)

Talking About Racism

Conversations in Black: On Power, Politics, and Leadership | Ed Gordan (2020)

How to be an Antiracist | Ibram X. Kendi (2019)

So You Want to Talk About Race | Ijeuma Oleo (2019)

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism | by Robin DiAngelo (2018)

How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide | Crystal Marie Flemming (2018)

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America | Ibram X. Kendi (2017)

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race | Jesmyn Ward (2017)

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide | Carol Anderson (2017)

Legal

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America | by Ira Katznelson (2006

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America | Richard Rothstein (2018)

Bias

Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives | by Howard Ross

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do | Jennifer L. by Eberhardt (2019)

Biological Myth of Racial Differences

Race: Are We So Different? | Alan H. Goodman, Yolanda T. Moses, Joseph L. Jones (2012)

The Race Myth: Why We Pretend Race Exists in America | Joseph L. Graves, Jr. (2004)

Race in American History

Between the World and Me | by Ta-Nehisi Coates (2015)

Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning | Richard T. Hughes (2018)

Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland | Jonathan M. Metzl (2019)

The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism | Jemar Tisby (2019)

America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America | Jim Wallis (2017)

Books to Understand Race and Racism (Fiction)

The Bluest Eye | Toni Morrison (1970)

Puddn’head Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins | Mark Twain (1894)

Podcast Series

Pod Save the People | Crooked Media

Seeing White | Scene on Radio

1619 | New York Times

Code Switch | NPR

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast

Single Podcast Episodes

“Dismantling White Fragility” from The Goop Podcast (Stitcher / Apple Podcasts / Spotify)

“Let’s Talk about Whiteness” from On Being with Krista Tippett (On Being / Apple Podcasts / Spotify / Stitcher)

“Why The Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Communities Hardest” from NPR’s Code Switch (NPR / Stitcher / Apple Podcasts / Spotify)

“Miss Buchanan’s Period of Adjustment” Season 2, Episode 3 of Revisionist History (Stitcher / Apple Podcasts / Spotify)

Films/Television/Documentaries

Just Mercy (2020)

When They See Us (2019)

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

The Hate U Give (2018)

Dear White People (2017-current)

I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

13th (2016)

Selma (2015)

Crash (2004)

Race: The Power of an Illusion (2003) *For streaming options, contact people3

Articles

“White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Peggy McIntosh (1989)

“Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi | Atlantic (May 12, 2020)

“6 Things White People Say That Highlight Their Privilege” by Kelsey Borreson | HuffPost Life (June 10, 2020)

*Note: This list is updated regularly and continues to be curated. If you have suggestions for accessible resources that help others understand this topic, email us.

Last update: June 28, 2020

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