Anti-Racism Resources

Thank you for reaching out. This is difficult work for all of us and couldn’t be done without everyone at the table. At this time there are many ways for you to get involved and resources that can assist with the continued education around systemic oppression and anti-blackness.

You can find a list of suggestions below:




  • Racism without racists by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
  • Me and white supremacy by Layla F Saad
  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  • How we fight white supremacy by Akiba Solomon
  • We want to do more than survive by Dr. Bettina Love
  • Stamped from the beginning by Ibram X Kendi 
  • A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
  • So you want to talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X Kendi 
  • The Condemnation of Blackness by Khalil Gibran Muhahammad
  • Dying of Whiteness by Jonathan M Metzl
  • Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper 
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Why are all the Black kids sitting together by Beverly Daniel Tatum 
  • Blackballed: the Black vote and US Democracy by Darryl Pinkney


Scholarly Articles

  • Wildman, S. M., & Davis, A. D. (2000). Language and silence: Making systems of privilege visible. In J. Stefancic & R. Delgado (Eds), Critical race theory: The cutting edge (pp. 657-663). Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.
  • Lewis, A. E., Chesler, M., & Forman, T. A. (2000). The impact of “colorblind” ideologies on students of color: Intergroup relations at a predominantly White university. Journal of Negro Education, 69(1-2), 74–91.
  • Benz, Terressa A. (2017). Toxic Cities: Neoliberalism and Environmental Racism in Flint and Detroit Michigan. Critical Sociology, p. 1-14.



Topics to help breach the conversation from a more macro level as that sometimes helps within a classroom setting so it leaves little room for debate:

  • History of the Police
  • Redlining
  • Structural Racism vs Individual Racism


TED Talks

  • Racism has a cost for everyone – Heather C. McGhee
  • Why it’s so hard to talk about the N-word – Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor
  • The Real Story of the Black Panther Party – Curtis Austin
  • How we can make racism a solvable problem – and improve policing
  • Get comfortable with being uncomfortable – Luvvie Ajayi
  • Interview with the founders of Black Lives Matter – Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi
  • Danger of a single story- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie



  • 13th – Netflix
  • When they See Us – Netflix
  • I’m Not Your Negro – YouTube, Amazon Prime
  • Who Killed Malcolm X – Netflix
  • The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson – Netflix
  • American Son – Netflix
  • Time: The Kalief Browder Story – Netflix
  • LA 92 – Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime


Youtube Videos





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  • @raquel_willis – writer, speaker, activist formerly with Out magazine and Trans Law Center 
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  • @ashleemariepreston – Political analyst, journalist, activist, 1st openly trans person to run for office in California 
  • @rudyfrancisco – Spoken word poet and poetry author 
  • @seerutkchawla – London based trauma-informed integrative psychotherapist