These resources are meant to be a starting point. Follow the links in the articles, in the lists.
Read the suggested books, watch the movies, and listen to the podcasts. Learn more than could ever possibly be on this page.
- A Timeline of Events That Led to the 2020 ‘Fed Up’-rising
- Accomplices Not Allies: Abolishing The Ally Industrial Complex
- Ally or co-conspirator?: What it means to act #InSolidarity
- How to Tell the Difference Between Real Solidarity and ‘Ally Theater’
- “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” and “Some Notes for Facilitators”
- Confronting racism is not about the needs and feelings of white people
- Journalist with an education message white America may not what to hear
- Understanding People Power: The Upside-Down Triangle
- The Difference Between Being ‘Not Racist’ and ‘Anti-Racist’
- Performative Allyship Is Deadly (Here’s What to Do Instead)
- Kimberlé Crenshaw TedTalk – Kimberlé Crenshaw, professor of law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, is a leading authority in the area of cvil rights, Black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law. Her work has been foundational in two fields of study that have come to be known by terms that she coined: critical race theory and intersectionality.
- PBS – Implicit Bias Series – What is implicit bias? This series tackles and unpacks the various aspects, understandings, and importance of dismantling implicit bias.
- 28 More Black Picture Books That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses or Basketball (Vol. 3) – Young people need to see positive versions of their experiences (and those of their families, schoolmates and friends) reflected in the media they consume. It makes them more empathetic and intelligent human beings.
- 10 Books About Race To Read Instead Of Asking A Person Of Color To Explain Things To You – In today’s current political and cultural climate, it’s crucial that everyday Americans engage in important conversations about race, bias, discrimination, and privilege.If you’re not sure how to talk about issues of race in America, try picking up one of the many incredible books about race instead of asking people of color to explain it to you.
- Anti-racism resources – This document is intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work. If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, start now. Feel free to circulate this document on social media and with your friends, family, and colleagues.
- Anti-racist Allyship Starter Pack – Resources & Tools Regarding Racism & Anti/Blackness & How to be a Better Ally. This is a full list that includes, articles, books, movies, podcasts, social media accounts to follow, resources for teachers, and protest safety.
- Scaffolded Anti-Racism Resources – This is a working document for scaffolding anti-racism resources. The goal is to facilitate growth for white folks to become allies, and eventually accomplices for anti-racist work. These resources have been ordered in an attempt to make them more accessible. We will continue to add resources.
- What To Do Instead of Calling the Police – A guide, a syllabus, a conversation, a process – [This] is an in-process list of resources on alternatives to policing, which range from the theoretical to practical. It starts with a series of best practices and guiding questions I have developed in the last two years of nurturing this document in conversation with many people.
- What You Can Do to Demand Justice for George Floyd and Support Protesters – This article mentions acts of violence and police brutality against Black people. Floyd’s death and the Minneapolis protests have re-sparked a national conversation about police brutality and systemic racism. Here are 6 small steps you can take to get involved.
- 26 Ways To Be in The Struggle Beyond The Streets – This list is designed to celebrate all the ways that our communities can engage in liberation. For a range of reasons, there are and always heave been folks who cannot attend rallies and protests but who continue to contribute to ending police and state violence against black people.
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