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Anti-racism Resources

WFTV has put together some links to resources and information on anti-racism, including tools for parents to use with their children.

Feel free to circulate with your friends, family, and colleagues.

ARTICLES TO READ: 

  • “America’s Racial Contract Is Killing Us” by Adam Serwer – read here.
  • Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement (Mentoring a New Generation of Activists – read here.
  • “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” by Jose Antonio Vargas | NYT Mag – read here.
  • The 1619 Project (all the articles) | The New York Times Magazine – read here.
  • The Combahee River Collective Statement – read more
  • “The Intersectionality Wars” by Jane Coaston | Vox – read more
  • Tips for Creating Effective White Caucus Groups developed by Craig Elliott PhD – read here.
  • “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Knapsack Peggy McIntosh – read here.
  • “Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi | Atlantic – read here.
  • WFTV Member Christiana Ebohon-Green meets Wunmi Mosaku: ‘It’s exhausting being the non-threatening black woman’ by Ellen E Jones – read here.

BOOKS

FILMS & TV SERIES TO WATCH:

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent
  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent
  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent
  • Explained – The Racial Wealth Gap (Season 1, Episode 3) – Netflix
  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent
  • King In The Wilderness  — HBO
  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix
  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent
  • Sitting in Limbo (Stella Corradi) – Available on BBC iPlayer
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent
  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax
  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

VIDEOS TO WATCH

  • Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives – watch here.
  • “How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion – watch here.

 PODCASTS FOR ADULTS

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS TO RAISE ANTI-RACIST CHILDREN

Books

  • A is for Activist, Innosanto Nagara – hardcopy available here.
  • Anti-Racist Baby, Ibram X. Kendi – hardcopy available here.
  • Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson – hardcopy available here.
  • This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on how to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work, Tiffany Jewell – hardcopy available here.
  • Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present, Jamia Wilsonhardcopy available here.
  • Embrace Race – 20 Picture Books for 2020: Readings to Embrace Race, Provide Solace & Do Good available here.
  • Knights of – publishes diverse children’s fiction book which you can find here.
  • News From Nowhere – anti-racist booklist available here.

Podcasts

  • Integrated Schools podcast episode “Raising White Kids” with Jennifer Harvey – listen here.
  • Parenting Forward: podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt – listen here.
  • Raising Free People: Fare of the Free Child podcast – listen here.

Articles

  • PBS: Teaching Your Child About Black History Month – read here.
  • Pretty Good: Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup – read here.

Coaching / Training 

EDUCATION TOOLKITS & RESOURCES 

  • Medium: 103 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice – read here.
  • Anti-Racism Projectlearn more here.
  • Jenna Arnold: teaching resources – read more here.
  • Rachel Rickett: Racial Justice resources – read more here.
  • Factual Atlas: Resources for White People to Learn and Talk About Race and Racism – read here.
  • Save the Tears: White Woman’s Guide by Tatiana Mac – read here.
  • Showing Up For Racial Justice: educational toolkits available here.
  • 100 Year Hoodie: “Why is this happening?” — an introduction to police brutality – read more.
  • Zinn Education Project: teaching materials – read here.
  • Respect Me: Addressing Inclusion’ guidance – read here.
  • Anti-racist Educator – find all tools here.

CHARITIES YOU CAN DONATE TO

  • Show Racism the Red Card – an anti-racism educational charity that uses workshops and training sessions, among other resources, to educate on and combat racism. To donate, click here.
  • Runnymede – a registered charity and think tank that aims to “challenge race inequality in Britain through research, network building, leading debate and policy engagement”. To donate, click here.
  • Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust – named after Stephen Lawrence, a black teenager who was murdered at the age of 18 in a racist attack in southeast London. The trust is an educational charity, which was created “to tackle inequality in all forms” and is committed to “transforming the life chances of young people and improving the world in which they live​”. To donate, click here.
  • Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI) – provides support for people who have suffered hate crime, including attacks that were racist, homophobic, transphobic and/or sexist. To donate, click here.
  • Kick It Out – an organisation in England that uses football in order to promote equality and inclusivity. To donate, click here.
  • Stop Hate UK – originating in 1995 following the murder of Stephen Lawrence, Stop Hate UK is an organisation committed to supporting people affected by all forms of hate crime across the UK. To donate, click here.
  • Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) – based in Scotland, the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) is an initiative that is dedicated to combatting racial discrimination and harassment across the country. To donate, click here.
  • Discrimination Law Association (DLA) – works to improve equality law by bringing together a range of individuals, including discrimination law practitioners, policy experts and academics. To find out more, click here.
  • Race Equality First – for more than 40 years, Race Equality First has worked to raise awareness of and fight discrimination and hate crime in Scotland. To find out more, click here.
  • Black Lives Matter UK (UKBLM) – a coalition of Black liberation organisers across the UK. The organisation has set up a fundraiser on GoFundMe, with a target of £500,000. To donate, click here.