Anti-Racism Resources

For those new to anti-racism and anti-oppression work, knowing where to begin can be daunting. The Greater Us is keeping a running list of educational resources, organizations, and other material for those who are seeking to intervene and learn to be better allies. (Note: The Greater Us will keep updating this page with curated information.)

For notes on how to begin engaging with anti-racism and anti-oppression work, start with this blog post.

Anti-Racism Books and Articles

Me & White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing by Anneliese A. Singh (short excerpt on what it means to be antiracist available here

Helpful Video Primers

Systemic Racism Explained (Act.tv)

Trevor Noah on Amy Cooper, George Floyd, & the Protests

How to be an Antiracist (Ibram X. Kendi)

Deconstructing White Privilege (Robin DiAngelo)

America: Still Racist (Natalie Wynn of Contrapoints) 

The Alt-Right Playbook (Innuendo Studios)

Resources for Talking to Children about Race

31 Children's Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism, and Resistance

Let’s Tell Our White Children the Truth About Racism in the U.S.

Keep Talking to Your Kids About Race and Racism

Books with Characters of Color (categorized by age group)

Talking to Kids about Racism (recorded Zoom webinar)

Teaching Tolerance from Southern Poverty Law Center

Talking to Teens about Racism and Implicit Bias

Anti-Racist Organizations

Black Lives Matter

Showing up for Racial Justice

Equal Justice Initiative

Color of Change

 

Documentaries

Race--The Power of an Illusion (PBS, in 3 parts - available on Kanopy)

13th (Ava DuVernay - available on Netflix)

Movies & Series

When They See Us (available on Netflix)

Harriet (available to rent)

Do the Right Thing (available to rent)

Many thanks to our colleagues in the field, including at VISIONS, Inc., who have contributed to this list!

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