Anti-racism Resources

The following resources include direct action steps, readings, and strategies that provide a lens through which to better understand and challenge racism, bigotry and oppression. 

 

Direct Action Resources

Anti-Racist Resource Guide

This resource guide by Victoria Alexander provides an excellent step-by-step overview of what it takes to adopt an anti-racist lens and put it into daily practice. 

 

75 Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice

This list includes many direct actions people can take to interrupt areas of systemic racism and oppression such as within the criminal justice system and local law enforcement agencies

 

Readings

Call It What It Is: Anti-Blackness

When black people are killed by the police, “racism” isn’t the right word

 

Beyond White Fragility

If you want to let freedom ring, hammer on economic injustice.

 

The Conversation We Must Have with Our White Children

Courtney E. Martin, author of The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream offers concrete suggestions to parents about how to raise white children with an awareness of racism, and cultivate their sense of responsibility for challenging it within themselves and the world around them.

 

White Fragility: Why it’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Robin DiAngelo’s acclaimed book offers a wealth of tools and mental models that white people can use to unlearn racism and embrace new modes of engaging with people of color.

 

How to Raise a Black Son in America

This acclaimed TED talk by writer and academic Clint Smith explores the unique challenges inherent in black parenting, as well as some of the broader implications of being black in the United States.