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Anti-Racism Tools & Resources



On Whiteness

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice Corinne Shutack 
How White Womens' Tears Threaten Black Existence  Cameron Glover
When Feminism is White Supremacy in Heels Rachel Cargle
The Souls of White Folk Stephen Jamal Leeper
What do we do with white folks? Anthony James William
White People Have No Culture Lorena Wallace
White Fragility The Conscious Kid
Trump Defends White-Nationalist Protesters: 'Some Very Fine
People on Both Sides'
Rosie Gray
Discourse & Debate: Is performative activism inherently bad? Kayla Abrams
Amy Cooper, White Spaces, and the Political Projection of Whiteness Wear Your Voice Magazine
The White Space Elijah Anderson

On Racism, Blackness in America

In Defense of Looting Vicky Osterweil
This Is What Black Burnout Feels Like Tiana Clark
Amy Cooper Knew Exactly What She Was Doing Zeba Blay
Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race Renni Eddo-Lodge
Black Lives Matter & COVID-19: An Activist Roundtable Aislinn Pulley, brian bean, Frank Chapman,
Damon Williams, Alyx Goodwin, Todd St. Hill,
Khury Petersen-Smith, Haley Pessin
We're Sick of Racism, Literally Douglas Jacobs
Letter From a Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King, Jr.
If Beale Street Could Talk and the Urgency of Black Love Hannah Giorgis
Embracing Sadness When Joy & Rage Are the Only Options the
World Offers to Black People
Zhailon Levingston
How White People Can Hold Each Other Accountable to Stop
Institutional Racism 
Elly Belle
What the Prison-Abolition Movement Wants Kim Kelly
I'm Not Black, I'm Kanye Ta-Nehisi Coates
1619 Project New York Times compilation on the lasting legacy of slavery in the US
The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Case for Reparations Ta-Nehisi Coates
Where is the outrage for Breonna Taylor? Renee Nishawn Scott
Forget "Looting." Capitalism is the Real Robbery William C. Anderson

Anti-Blackness in the fashion industry

Business of Fashion 500 is now 499. Kerby Jean-Raymond
What It's Really Like to Be Black and Work in Fashion Lindsay Peoples Wagner

Anti-Blackness in the Asian community

Model Minority' Myth Again Used as a Racial Wedge Between
Asians and Blacks
Kat Chow
20+ Allyship Actions for Asians to Show Up for the Black Community
Right Now
Michelle Kim
6 Ways Asian Americans Can Tackle Anti-Black Racism in Their
Kim Tran
The Asian American Reply to Pandemic-Era Racism Must Be Cross-Racial Solidarity Kelsey Liu and Monica Hahn

On Liberation

Mariame Kaba: Everything Worthwhile Is Done with Other People Eve L. Ewing interviewing Mariame Kaba
Free Us All Mariame Kaba
The Wretched of the Earth Frantz Fanon
Pedagogy of the Oppressed Paulo Freire
Assata: An Autobiography Assata Shakur

On Police Violence

How Videos of Police Brutality Traumatize African-Americans and
Undermine the Search for Justice
Kia Gregory
What to Do Instead of Calling the Police Aaron Rose
The Case for Delegitimizing the Police William C. Anderson
Abolish the Police?  Maya Dukmasova
Alternatives to the Police Evan Dent, Molly Korab, Farid Rener
Calling Someone Other Than the Cops Conor Friedersdorf
finding ways not to call the police Caroline -- 
Twitter Flags Trump, White House for 'glorifying violence' in
George Floyd protest tweets
Travis Pittman
Abolish the Police (Part 1 and Part 2) brian bean
How to Safely and Ethically Film Police Misconduct Palika Makam
11 Things You Can Do to Help Black Lives Matter End Police Violence Lincoln Anthony Blades
Abolish the Police. Instead, Let's Have Full Social, Economic, and
Political Equality.
Mychal Denzel Smith
The Myth of Police Reform Ta-Nehisi Coates
Community Safety Looks Like... Project NIA
Summer Heat Mariame Kaba


Curriculum for White Americans to Educate Themselves on
Race and Racism
Jon Greenberg
Anti-Oppression: Anti-Racism Guide Simmons University
SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) Resources Resources
Taking a Stand Against Police Violence Teen Vogue
Antiracism resources for white people JusticeforBreonna
Abolitionist Resources Critical Resistance


The Fire Next Time James Baldwin
Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
How to be an Antiracist Ibram X. Kendi
Pushout: the Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Monique W. Morris
Caste Isabel Wilkerson
The Warmth of Other Suns Isabel Wilkerson:
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation Keeanga Yamahtta-Taylor
As Black as Resistance Zoe Samudzi
When Affirmative Action was White Ira Katznelson
So You Want to Talk About Race Ijeoma Oluo
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About
Robin DiAngelo
The New Jim Crow Michelle Alexander
Freedom is a Constant Struggle Angela Davis
Women, Race and Class Angela Davis
Sister Outsider Audre Lorde
Beloved Toni Morrison
The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison
Song of Soloman Toni Morrison
Who do you serve? Who do you protect? Alicia Garza, Joe Macaré, Maya Schenwar, and Alana Yu-lan Price
Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex Eric A. Stanley
The Autobiography of Malcolm X Alex Haley and Malcolm X
Race Matters Cornel West
Noname Book Club (monthly) Noname
How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective Keeanga Yamahtta-Taylor
Crunk Feminist Collection Brittney Cooper, Susana M. Morris and Robin M. Boylorn, Crunk Feminist Collective


Minnesota Freedom Fund
Reclaim the Block
George Floyd Memorial Fund
Black Visions Collective
Justice for Breonna Taylor
Black Lives Matter
Campaign Zero
Justice for Big Floyd
Justice for George Floyd
texting "FLOYD" to 55156 
texting "JUSTICE" to 55156
texting "ENOUGH" to 55156
NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Equal Justice Initiative
Center for Policing Equity
Live Free - Faith in Action
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund
Black Visions: Reclaim the Block


On Being White James Baldwin
White Fragility Robin DiAngelo
The Invisible Weight of Whiteness: the Racial Grammar of
Everyday Life in Contemporary America
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
Race, Power & Policy: Dismantling Structural Racism the Grassroots Policy Project
Words Matter: Thoughts on Language and Abolition Critical Resistance Abolition Toolkit Workgroup
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack Peggy McIntosh


Why The Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Communities Hardest NPR Code Switch
Dismantling White Fragility
"...DiAngelo calls on white people to let go of guilt and to pick up
responsibility. When you break free from the urge to defend yourself
and start doing the inner work, it can be fantastically liberating..."
The goop Podcast
Racism Cont'd What a Day 
About Race with Renni Eddo-Lodge
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race Renni Eddo-Lodge
"The Negro In American Culture" 1961 James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Lorraine
Hansberry, Emile Capouya, Alfred Kazin


Time: The Kalief Browder Story Netflix
13th Netflix
I Am Not Your Negro Youtube, Amazon, Google Play
James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley (1965) Youtube
James Baldwin on Dick Cavett Youtube
What happens when I try to talk race with white people Youtube
White People, Enough: A Look at Power and Control Youtube
Black & Asian Solidarity in NYC: What We've Learned Facebook (recorded live)
Angela Davis Youtube


Angela Davis Gwendolyn Brooks
bell hooks Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Toni Morrison


Amandla Stenberg via Instagram
Isata Yansaneh via Instagram 
Akilah Hughes via Instagram
Reasons Why White People Have Rioted via Twitter
Thread of Prison Abolitionist Readings via Twitter
Barack Obama's statement on the death of George Floyd via Twitter
Gabriella Karefa-Johnson Reflecting on Ahmaud Arbery's Murder via Instagram
Building a Police-Free Future: Frequently Asked Questions via Instagram
Rachel Cargle via Instagram
Thread of readings for feeling radicalized in this moment via Twitter