New: Ally 2 Action
A 21 day habit forming program along with scholars and complimentary live virtual programming to dismantle the underlying fears that keep many silent and inactive. The curriculum will include daily communication via text (or email) for you to engage in, think on and discuss with friends and family who are on this journey with you. Join the 21 day journey beginning July 12, but you may start within 7 days of the start date.
How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Why I No Longer Talk to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Loge
The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
Antiracist Reading List by Ibram X Kendi via the New York Times
This list by Ibram X Kendi, one of theleading scholars in racism and founder of the Anti-Racist Research and Policy Center at American University and the BU Center for Antiracist Research covers topics related to race and biology, ethnicity, body, culture, bahavior, color, whiteness, blackness, spaces, gender, and sexuality.
An Anti-Racist Reading List: 20 Highly Rated Nonfiction Books by Black Authors
20 recent non-fiction books, memoirs, and histories on the topic of race, written by Black American authors. While by no means a comprehensive list, these books are a good place to start.
A list of podcasts and programs culled from places like the Scaffolded Anti-Racist Resources list and other recommendations.
Brené Brown with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist (Unlocking Us)
Whistling Vilvaldi (NPR)
Side Effects of White Women (Small Doses with Amanda Seales)
Well Meaning White People (Smartest Person in the Room)
A Decade on Watching Black People Die (Code Switch)
Kaepernick (Still Processing)
White Lies (NPR)
The 1619 Project by the New York Times
Uncivil by Gimlet Media
Pass the Mic by The Witness Podcast Radio
Seeing White by Scene On Radio
A list of movies, TV programs, and TED Talks, and more culled from places like the Scaffolded Anti-Racist Resources list and other recommendations.
I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown (Art of the Sermon)
White Awake by Daniel Hill (FSP Chicago)
13th (Ava DuVernay)
How We Can Win (David Jones)
For Youths, Young Adults, and Parents as Recommended by “Scaffolded Antiracist Resources”
Accessible resources for the youth:
Antiracist Baby (Ibram X. Kendi)
This Book is Antiracist (Tiffany Jewell)
Crossover Series (Kwame Alexander)
Young Adult Literature:
Dear Martin by Nic Stone
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
I am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina
A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée
Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
New Kid by Jerry Craft
Resources for parents:
Raising White Kids (Jen Harvey) -- article here: 'Raising White Kids' Author On How White Parents Can Talk About Race
"Collectors, Nightlights, and Allies, Oh My!" (Marisela Martinez-Cola, JD/PhD)
1thatgotawayy (Templates for letters to leadership, podcasts, resources for education, and more)
Parade provides a list “The Anti-Racist Starter Pack: 40 TV Series, Documentaries, Movies, TED Talks, and Books”
If you have a recommendation for additions to this list, please let us know.