Anti-Racism Resources

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To continue providing you with educational support of the Black Lives Matter movement, we feel it is important to supply you with a comprehensive list of resources compiled by black voices to further not only ours but your understanding of the past, present and future issues that must be addressed by us all.

Books

  1. Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
  2. Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper
  3. Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
  4. How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
  5. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  6. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  7. Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
  8. Raising Our Hands by Jenna Arnold
  9. Redefining Realness by Janet Mock 
  10. Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
  11. So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  12. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  13. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  14. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
    by Michelle Alexander
  15. The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century
    by Grace Lee Boggs
  16. The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
  17. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  18. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe Moraga
  19. When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson
  20. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD
  21. White Privilege Unmasked: How to Be Part of the Solution by Judy Ryde
  22. A Collar in My Pocket by Jane Elliot
  23. Eloquent Rage by Bittney Cooper

Films + Documentaries

  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
  14. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent
  15. The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax
  16. When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

Podcasts

  1. 1619 (New York Times)
  2. About Race
  3. Code Switch (NPR)
  4. Intersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw
  5. Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast
  6. Pod For The Cause (from The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights)
  7. Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)
  8. Seeing White

Organisations 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. MPowerChange: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook 
  12. Muslim Girl: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  13. NAACP: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  14. National Domestic Workers Alliance: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  15. RAICES: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook 
  16. Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  17. SisterSong: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  18. United We Dream: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

This list will grow continuously as we learn of more resources that are an important part of our ongoing education with regard to the Black Lives Matter movement.

*Many of these resources were provided by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein