Resources to Combat Racism

BOOKS

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby

I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

Divided by Faith by Michael Emerson
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community by Martin Luther King Jr.
A Colony in a Nation by Chris Hayes
Slavery by Another Name by Douglas A. Blackmon
How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Family Properties by Beryl Satter

 

MOVIES

Just Mercy (streaming for free on all platforms)

13th

12 Years A Slave

The Color of Fear Part 1 & 2
Race: The Power of an Illusion
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1976
 

ARTICLES

The Narrow Road by Stephen Kelly (Worship Pastor at Willow Chicago)
A System of Racial and Social Control / PBS
The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates

 

PODCASTS and VIDEOS

Real Talk: A Conversation about Racism with Albert Tate and Dave Dummitt

The Next Question
Code Switch Podcast

A 5-minute Crash Course on America's Racial History from EJI

This TED Talk Explaining Racism by Dr. Camara Jones 
Hope + Hard Pills Podcast
1619 Podcast

16 Shots Podcast

"Black Panthers White Lies" | Curtis Austin
"The Tuckers: Meet the Descendants of America's First African Family"
"The 1619 Project: Nikole Hannah-Jones on Confronting the Truth About Slavery"
"What I Am Learning From My White Grandchildren: Truths About Race" Anthony Peterson
Practice Gathering Lament for Racism Service

 

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Stamped by Ibram Kendi and Jason Reynolds - (YA)

This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell (YA)

The Colors of Us by Karen Katz (pre-school)

A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory (Elementary)

Anti-Racist Baby by Ibram Kendi (baby)

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom by Lynda Blackmon Lowery (teen)

Something Happened in Our Town by Ann Hazzard, Marianne Celano, & Marietta Collins
We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street) by Bobbi Kates
The Skin You Live In by Michael Tyler
Whoever You Are (Reading Rainbow Books) by Mem Fox
Global Babies by The Global Fund for Children

 

ACCOUNTS TO FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The Conscious Kid

Be The Bridge

The Global Immersion Project

 

ORGANIZATIONS TO SUPPORT

Equal Justice Initiative

 
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