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Racism and Antiracism Resources

How to Be an AntiracistIbram X. KendiNonfiction
Me and White SupremacyLayla F. SaadNonfiction
The Bluest EyeToni MorrisonNovel
The New Jim CrowMichelle AlexanderNonfiction
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About RacismRobin DiAngeloNonfiction
White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial DivideCarol AndersonNonfiction
So You Want To Talk About Race?Ijeoma OluoNonfiction
The History of White PeopleNell Irvin PainterNonfiction
Superior: The Return of Race ScienceAngela SainiNonfiction

Black-owned booksellers:

TitleWhere to FindType
13thNetflix, YouTubeDocumentary
A Class DividedYouTubeDocumentary
House We Live In, TheKanopyMiniseries
I Am Not Your NegroRental or KanopyDocumentary
If Beale Street Could TalkRentalFilm
Just MercyApple TV, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video, YouTubeFilm
Just Mercy: Race and the Criminal Justice System with Bryan StevensonYouTube


Race – The Power of an IllusionKanopyDocumentary
Seven SecondsNetflixMiniseries
When They See UsNetflixMiniseries
White Like MeKanopyDocumentary

1619The New York TimesPodcast
74 SecondsMinnesota Public RadioPodcast
Code SwitchNPRPodcast
Come ThroughRebecca CarrollPodcast
Do The WorkBrandon Kyle GoodmanPodcast
GroundingsDevyn SpringerPodcast
Higher LearningVan Lathan and Rachel LindsayPodcast
Mixed CompanySimeon Coker and Kai Deveraux LawsonPodcast
Momentum: A Race Forward PodcastRace ForwardPodcast
Pod Save the PeopleDeRay Mckesson, Sam Sinyangwe, Kaya Henderson, and De’Ara BalengerPodcast
Seeing WhiteJohn BiewenPodcast
Still ProcessingWesley Morris and Jenna Wortham (NYT)Podcast
The NodBrittany Luse and Eric EddingsPodcast
The Stoop: Stories from Across the Black DiasporaLeila Day and Hana BabaPodcast
The United States of AnxietyKai WrightPodcast
Yo, Is This Racist?Andrew Ti and Tawny NewsomePodcast

6 ways to be antiracist, because being 'not racist' isn't enoughRebecca RuizArticle
Anti-Racism DailyNicole CardozaDaily Newsletter
Anti-Racism Resource Guide: Becoming an Inclusive LeaderUniversity of Iowa Office of Diversity, Equity, and InclusionGuide
Building an Anti-Racist WorkplaceTime's UpGuide
Top Questions on Becoming an Antiracist Leader AnsweredDr. Amy Breeze Harper and cofounder Dr. Keegan Walden (Torch)eBook
Emerging Anti-Racist LeadershipMacArthur FoundationArticle
6 steps leaders can take to become anti-racistCharleene WheelessArticle
Not Racist' Is Not Enough: Putting In The Work To Be Anti-RacistEric DeggansPodcast Episode
Beyond Diversity and Multiculturalism: Towards the Development of Anti-Racist Institutions and LeadersMary Pender GreeneArticle
26 simple charts to show friends and family who aren't convinced racism is still a problem in AmericaBusiness InsiderArticle
Letter from a Birmingham JailMartin Luther King Jr.Letter
The Neglected College Race Gap: Racial Disparities Among College CompletersCJ Libassi, Center for American ProgressArticle
Envisioning Higher Education as AntiracistKrishni MetivierEditorial
Decolonizing Science Reading ListChanda Prescod-WeinsteinBlog post + list
A U.S./Canadian Race & Racism Reading ListChanda Prescod-WeinsteinBlog post + list
Community resources on racism, equity, harrassment, diversityAdvance GEO Partnershipwebpage
The Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture (excerpted from Dismantling Racism: A Workbook for Social Change Groups)Kenneth Jones and Tema OkunBook Excerpt

Black Lives Matter Movement Resources

Explore the RWU Library's LibGuide of resources related to the Black Lives Matter Movement, Racial Inequality and Police Brutality in America, including sections on media to watch and listen to, and Resources & Taking Action.

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And Explore the Law Library's robust Black Lives Matter guide, which complements the University Library's guide, and includes sections on the history or American Race Relations, Antiracism Resources, Criminal Justice Reform and How You Can Help.

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