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Racism Education Resources

August 1, 2020

This is a compilation of information submitted by our members from several outside organizations. This collection contains material that was neithor written nor reviewed by TTN. We share it for the sole purpose of eduction and awareness. If you would like to add a resource to the page, please email us.

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Training and Courses

Articles and Essays

Resources for Parents and Grandparents

Videos and Film

  • Clint Smith’s How to Raise a Black Son in America TedTalk

  • Roots of Justice Front Porch Conversation

  • 13th Netflix Documentary

  • Race: The Power of an Illusion

  • I am Not Your Negro

  • What Matters: #BLM Documentary series

  • The Color of Fear Documentary by Lee Mun Wah

  • American Son (Netflix)

  • Dear White People (Netflix)

  • If Beale St Could Talk (Hulu)

  • King In The Wilderness (HBO)

  • See You Yesterday (Netflix)

  • The Hate You Give (Netflix)

  • When They See Us (Netflix)

  • White Like Me

Podcasts and Audio

  • 1619 NY Times Podcast

  • Code Switch NPR

  • Show About Race (Panopoly)

  • Intersectionality Matters! (Kimberlé Crenshaw)

  • Momentum: A Race Forward (Color Lines)

  • Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)

  • Fare of the Free Child (Raising Free People)

  • Small Doses (Amanda Seales)

  • Therapy for Black Girls (Dr. Bradford)

  • Seeing White: Scene on Radio (podcast series on whiteness)

  • Talking about Whiteness (Eula Bliss, On Being)

Books

Where to Begin (designed for white allies)

  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nahesi Coates

  • Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

  • How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi  

  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum

  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarnation in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

  • Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel

  • Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving

  • White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son by Tim Wise

  • Witnessing Whiteness by Shelly Tochluk

  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo

  • Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color by Andrea Ritchie

Going Deeper

  • Killing Rage: Ending Racism by Bell Hooks

  • When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Cullors

  • Eloquent Rage by Brittany Cooper

  • Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements by Charlene A. Carruthers

  • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

  • Learning to Be White: Money, Race and God in America by Rev. Thandeka

  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

  • They Can't Kill Us All by Wesley Lower

  • Many here Ibram X. Kendi Antiracist reading List

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Pretty Good Design

This link to prettygooddesign.org provides a Resource Roundup for parents and grandparents to use with children. Acknowledging that “your kids aren’t too young to talk about race”, this site offers many resources for parents and educators to get the conversation started. 

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Point Made Learning

Race Program Resources and Learning Modules: https://pointmadelearning.com/resources/

Point Made Learning: Look Deeper: RACE  A digital experience built around the groundbreaking documentary I’m Not Racist… Am I? that follows a group of young people and their families on a yearlong exploration trying to get at the heart of racism. Self-learning modules (fee required). https://pointmadelearning.com/programs-and-services/look-deeper-race

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Anti-Racism Resources

 Suggested Reading

  • Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel

  • 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

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Olua

  • Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving

  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color-Blindness by Michelle Alexander

  • White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son by Tim Wise

  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum

  • Witnessing Whiteness by Shelly Tochluk

  • Killing Rage: Ending Racism by Bell Hooks

  • The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin

  • Learning to Be White: Money, Race and God in America, by Rev. Thandeka

  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, by Bryan Stevenson

  • Many, many more here or here or here.

  • Another great, full list of Anti-Racist Resources can be found here.

 Film

Audio

Articles and Essays

Organizations

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PLACES TO DONATE*

  • Support Black Businesses: Support Black-owned small businesses that are being impacted by the recession

  • Immediate Legal Services for Protesters

    • National Bail Out- “a Black-led and Black-centered collective of abolitionist organizers, lawyers and activists building a community-based movement to support our folks and end systems of pretrial detention and ultimately mass incarceration”

    • Minnesota Freedom Fund - community-based nonprofit that pays criminal bail & immigration bonds for individuals who have been arrested while protesting police brutality

    • Louisville Community Bail Fund - provides bail and post-release support for those demonstrating on behalf of Breonna Taylor

  • Cash Funds for Families

  • Organizations Addressing Police Violence

    • Black Lives Matter - Donations

    • Campaign Zero - Focuses on “data-driven policy solutions to end this violence and hold police accountable”

    • Black Visions Collective - Minnesota-based organization “dedicated to Black liberation and to collective liberation”

    • Reclaim the Block - Minneapolis community organization aiming to divest from the “police department into other areas of the city’s budget that truly promote community health and safety”

    • Anti Police Terror Project - “Black-led, multi-racial, intergenerational coalition that seeks to build a replicable and sustainable model to eradicate police terror in communities of color”

* Gratitude to Erin Anderson for compiling donation resources
 

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A list of Anti-Racism Resources 

http://www.notokthatsokcoach.com/antiracismresources/

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This list of suggestions is intended to be used as a resource to begin and deepen anti-racism work. We are always looking for additional recommendations.