Resources


Choose from one of the on-line programs we suggest, or see our suggested reading list.

On-Line Programs:

  1. How to Build an Anti-Racist Movement, Ibram X. Kendi, director of the new BU Center for Antiracist Research, Link to the Video Here.
  2. How White Parents Can Talk To Their Kids About Race,  Jennifer Harvey (Link to 10 minute audio)
  3. Test your own unconscious bias in several areas by using this  link to Harvard University's study.
  4. Dark Girls, goes underneath the surface to explore the prejudices dark-skinned women face in the world. It explores the roots of classism, racism and the lack of self-esteem within a segment of cultures.Link to documentary
  5. The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross,  This Emmy Award-winning series narrated by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premiered in 2013 and looks at more than just Black history, it explores Black identity and what it means to be an African American in the U.S. today. Link to episode 1; Link to episode 2; Link to episode 3; Link to episode 4
  6. I Am Not Your Negro, Director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. It is a journey into Black history that connects the civil rights movement to #BlackLivesMatter. It questions Black representation in Hollywood and beyond. Link to Amazon Prime
  7. 13th, Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay's examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America. Link to YouTube video

Suggested Reading:
  1. White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, Robin DiAngelo  (Description)
  2. How to be an Anti-Racist, Ibram X. Kendi (Description)
  3. Raising White Kids,  Jennifer Harvey (Description)
  4. The Warmth of Other Suns, Isabel Wilkerson (Description)
  5. The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin (Description)
  6. Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi (Description)
  7. The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of America, Walter Johnson (Description)
  8. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Description)
  9. Jackson, 1964: And Other Dispatches from Fifty Years Reporting on Race in America, by Calvin Trillin (Description)
  10. The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander (Description)
  11. Race Matters, by Cornel West (Description)



Resources