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Resources on Racial Inequity and Anti-Racism

Resources on Racial Inequity and Anti-Racism

Jun 17, 2020

Now is the time to forge real solutions born of deep listening to, and caring for, one another. Now is the time to acknowledge how deep the suffering must be to give rise to despair. Now, it is time to direct our anger at that suffering and its never-ending persistence, not at the symptoms of despair.

Jennifer Simpson

CEO, Integrated Work

Staying informed, understanding, inviting others to the conversation, engaging in difficult and uncomfortable discussions are good places to start. Below are some resources that we’ve curated and were shared within our network:

READ:

How to Be Less Stupid About Race by Crystal Marie Fleming 

The Urgency of Intersectionality Ted Talk by Kimberlé Crenshaw 

The Unbearable Grief of Black Mothers” by A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez 

George Floyd’s Mother was not there but he used her as a Sacred Invocation” by Lonnae O’Neal 

The Plug by Sherrell Dorsey 

“Dear White People: Here are 10 Actions You can take to Promote Racial Justice in the Workplace” by Dana Brownlee 

How to Be a Good American, by Stephanie Georgopulos 

CNN’s Omar Jimenez Could Have Been Me — Or Any of My Black Colleagues, by Jada Gomez 

What We Should Have Learned From the L.A. Riots, by Erik Parker 

How to Make This Moment the Turning Point for Real Change, by Barack Obama 

Maintaining Professionalism in the Age of Black Death Is… A Lot, by Shenequa Golding 

How White Women Can Use Their Privilege to End Racism, by Tikia K. Hamilton, PhD 

My Dad Warned Me About the Myth of Racial Progress — He Was Right, by Drew Costley 

We Won’t Let This Moment Be a Trend, by Vanessa K. De Luca 

Office Allies Can’t Undo Yet Another Black Murder, by The Only Black Guy In the Office 

There’s No Such Thing as a Pretty Protest, by Tirhakah Love 

Me & White Supremacy, by Layla Saad 

How to Be An Anti-Racist, by Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want to Talk About Race?, by Ijeoma Oluo

I’m Still Here, by Austin Channing Brown

Women, Race & Class, by Angela Davis

Equality: Courageous Conversations about Women, Men and Race to Spark a Diversity and Inclusion Breakthrough, by Trudy Bourgeois

White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo

Inner Work of Racial Justice, by Rhonda Magee

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SUPPORT:

Black Lives Matter and their partner organizations: https://blacklivesmatter.com/partners 

Obama Foundation’s Anguish & Action resources: https://www.obama.org/anguish-and-action/ 

Black Mammas Matter Alliance: https://blackmamasmatter.org/ 

Color of Change: https://colorofchange.org/

Movement for Black Lives (M4BL): https://m4bl.org/ 

Showing Up for Racial Justice: https://www.showingupforracialjustice.org/ 
 

Campaign Zero :https://www.joincampaignzero.org/#vision 
 

NAACP Legal Defense Fund:https://www.naacpldf.org/

Black Futures Lab: https://blackfutureslab.org/