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Anti-Racism Social Justice / Education and Activism: Read / Watch / Listen

Children & Young Adults

 

Essential Storybooks on Race & Inclusivity for Children

A list of free e-books about race and inclusion to start a conversation about systemic racism with your child. 


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37 Children’s Books to help talk about Racism & Discrimination
These multicultural children’s books are a selection of picture books and novels about the past and the present. They can be helpful for talking to children (Elementary to High School) about racism and its devastating consequences.

Playlists

LAND BACK: Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

Suquamish musician Calina Lawrence and KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros co-curate and co-host this Indigenous Peoples Day special for 2020, sharing both some of the latest new music they are feeling along with stories and songs by Indigenous musicians that helped raise them up. Featured in the mix is new music from Xiuhtezcatl, A Tribe Called Red, DJ Shub feat. pHoenix Pagliacci, and more.


Revolution Rhythms

Music can be a catalyst for change. Here are some tunes to keep you inspired in the midst of the revolution.


gen z's political revolution

Podcasts

OUR GOAL: To see more Black, Brown, and Indigenous women in and interested in politics. We share stories, information, and resources with a lens on intersectionality, social justice, and movement building.

 


We Live Here is a St. Louis-based podcast that explores the issues of race, class, and power that led to the emotional eruption in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting death in Ferguson. The show is part of Project Catapult, from PRX.



Cover image for Code Switch podcast

Code Switch is produced by a multi-racial, multi-generational team of journalists fascinated by the overlapping themes of race, ethnicity and culture, how they play out in our lives and communities, and how all of this is shifting.

Books

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor

Structured as a 28-day guide targeted at white readers, the book aims to aid readers in identifying the impact of white privilege and white supremacy over their lives. 


Just Mercy book cover

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

A powerful true story about the Equal Justice Initiative, the people we represent, and the importance of confronting injustice, Just Mercy is a bestselling book by Bryan Stevenson that has been adapted into a feature film.

Television / Movies

 

When They See Us

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story.


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I Am Not Your Negro

Explores race in America using James Baldwin’s own words and connects the past Civil Rights Movement to the present #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Articles

Race/Related newsletter (New York Times)

A weekly newsletter focused on race, identity, and culture.


Being ‘Non-Racist’ Is Not Enough. Let’s Talk About Being Actively Anti-Racist.


The Condition of Black Life Is One of Mourning (essay), Claudia Rankine, New York Times, June 22, 2015

Claudia Rankine reflects on the precariousness of being Black in America.

Social Media

(Some) hashtags to follow

#antiracism #blacklivesmatter #racism #blm #antiracist #love #equality #antifa #socialjustice  #stopracism #whiteprivilege #feminism #justiceforgeorgefloyd #peace #justice #noracism #nojusticenopeace #endracism #protest #solidarity #inclusion #racialjustice #allyship #unity #blackhistory #whitefragility #StopKillingUs #justiceforbreonnataylor


Center for Antiracist Research (Twitter)
Our mission is to produce knowledge for change's sake. Directed by @DrIbram.


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Equal Justice Initiative (Twitter)

We work to end mass incarceration, excessive punishment, and racial inequality. Led by Bryan Stevenson. Creators of @legacymuseum and @MemPeaceJustice.