Soul 2 Soul
A faith-based racial justice organization focused on Black healing and Black liberation.
VIDEO: Why Black History is Not Taught in Schools By Joy DeGruy.
Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair, Nina Simone
Be Free, by J. Cole
Black Rage, by Lauren Hill
Feeling Good, Nina Simone
Freedom Freestyle, by Joe Budden
Glory, by Common and John Legend
Hell You Tallmbout – Janelle Monae
Revolution – Nina Simone
White Privilege II – Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
“Alicia Garza on the beauty and the burden of Black Lives Matter,” by Elle Hunt.
“All Lives Don’t Matter! As Much Evidence Shows,” by Janis Prince.
“A Unitarian Universalist Black Lives Matter Theology,” by Kenny Wiley.
“The Matter of Black Lives,” by Jelani Cobb.
VIDEO: “Black Lives Matter and the Fullness Thereof: A Townhall Conversation”
VIDEO: Black Lives Matter Panel Discussion with Angela Davis
VIDEO: Nina Simone: That Blackness
VIDEO: Why We Wear Our Hair Like This (1968) Kathleen Cleaver of the BPP Breaks it Down
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson.
VIDEO: A Conversation with Angela Davis
VIDEO: All Power to the People! The Black Panther Party and Beyond (1996)
VIDEO: Angela Davis and Assata Shakur Interview – May 3, 2013
VIDEO: Black Panther Women Speak on Feminism
VIDEO: “The Black Power MixTape” Excerpts from the Acclaimed Swedish Documentary
Raising Race Conscious Children
Preparing Children for Critical Race Consciousness: A Resource for Parents and Teachers
Farewell to Innocence: A Socio-Ethical Study on Black Theology and Black Power, by Allan A. Boesak.
“The Black Power Movement and American Social Work,” By Van Gosse.
VIDEO: Eyes on the Prize
Closing Learning Gaps through the Power of Culturally Responsive Teaching, by Zaretta Hammond.
Resources for Talking about Race with Young Children
Resources for Teaching African American History
Resources for Various Social Justice Issues (scroll toward bottom of page)
2042 & the White Minority, by Hari Kondabolu.
Fear of a Brown Planet: Reverse Racism, by Aamer Rahman and Nazeem Hussain.
“Strategies to Reduce the Influence of Implicit Bias”
VIDEO: How to Overcome Your Biases, TED Talk by Verna Myers.
“Diversity” Won’t Challenge Jewery’s Role in White Supremacy, by Mark Tseng Putterman.
How Jews Became White Folks & What that Says About Race in America, by Karen Brodkin.
“My Brown-Skinned, Jewish American Son Reacts To Donald Trump,” by Janet Alperstein.
The Jewish Project
“Why Must We Work to Undo Racism as Jews?” by Rabbi Ellen Lippmann.
How Latinos Experience Subtle Racism, by Silvia L. Mazzula.
Internalized Oppression and Latinos, by Laura M. Padilla.
Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter 5280
Food Solutions New England
Jewish Multiracial Network
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice
Showing Up for Racial Justice
Showing Up for Racial Justice (there are Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs chapters)
Transforming Pain and Anger Into Power and Action
White People Challenging Racism
No Partiality: The Idolatry of Race and the New Humanity, by Sharp, Douglas.
Critical Race Theory: An introduction, by Delgado, Richard, and Jean Stefancic.
Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty, by Dorothy Robert.
Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society, by John A. Powell.
Various Articles about the Timeline of Race
VIDEO: Brown Eye Blue Eye, Jane Elliott
VIDEO: Epigenetics of Racism, Jane Elliott
VIDEO: Race: The Power of An Illusion, Episode 3: The House We Live In (PBS, episode 3)
VIDEO: The Future of Race in America, TEDx Talk by Michelle Alexander
VIDEO: The Unequal Opportunity Race
“How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discussing Race,” TEDx Talk by Jay Smooth.
“When Addiction Has a White Face,” by Ekow Yankah.
10 Ways Well-Meaning White Teachers Bring Racism Into Our Schools, by Jamie Utt.
“I Won’t Learn From You,” by Herb Kohl.
“I’m Not White I’m Jewish: Standing as Jews in the Fight for Racial Justice,” by Paul Kivel.
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander.
VIDEO: “Michelle Alexander, author of the New Jim Crow” 2013 George E. Kent Lecture
A Human Being Died That Night, by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela
A Conversation with my Black Son, by Geeta Gandbhir and Blair Foster.
Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Home Is Where the Hatred Is, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
How to Steal Things, Exploit People, and Avoid All Responsibility, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Why Are All of the Black People Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race, by Beverly Daniel Tatum.
“Facts Matter! Black Lives Matter! The Trauma of Racism,”by Dottie Lebron, Laura Morrison, Dan Ferris, Amanda Alcantara, Danielle Cummings, Gary Parker & Mary McKay.
“Reimagining Critical Race Theory in Education: Mental Health, Healing, and the Pathway to Liberatory Praxis,” by Ebony O. McGee.
“Of Our Spiritual Strivings,” by W.E.B. DuBois.
VIDEO: Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome, by Dr. Joy DeGruy-Leary
Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama, by Tim Wise.
Globalization of Racism, by Donaldo Macedo and Panayota Gounari.
VIDEO: James Baldwin and America’s “Racial Problem”
VIDEO: James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley – 1965
VIDEO: James Baldwin on the Dick Cavett Show
VIDEO: Malcolm X Debate with James Baldwin – September 5, 1963
VIDEO: Malcolm X Interview at UC Burkeley – October 11, 1963
Should Bernie Sanders Support Reparations?, by Kevin Drum.
Taking Conservatives Seriously: A Moral Justification for Affirmative Action and Reparations, by Kim Forde-Mazrui.
The Case for Considering Reparations, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
The Case for Reparations, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation, by Jennifer Harvey
VIDEO: Interview with Sandy Darity, author of “Forty Acres and a Mule in the 21st Century”
Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity, by Tim Wise.
“Why It’s Hard to Talk to White People About Racism,” by Dr. Robin Diangelo.
The Half has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, by Edward Baptist.
Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, by Douglas A. Blackmon.
“White Fragility” by Robin D’Angelou.
“4 Ways White People Can Process their Emotions without Bringing the White Tears,” by Jennifer Loubriel
“A Case of White Privilege and Mistaken Noses,” by Samuel Freidman.
“But I’m Oppressed Too”: White Male College Students Framing Racial Emotions as Facts and Recreating Racism, by Nolan Cabrera.
Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack of White Privilege, by Peggy MacIntosh.
Uncovering My White Privilege on Yom Kippur, by Rachel Laser.
Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, by Debby Irving.
White Like Me: Reflections on Race from A Privileged Son, Tim Wise.
“Why I’ll Always Apologize for My Privilege,” by Scot Nakagaw.
“Why I’ll Never Apologize for My White Male Privilege,” by Tal Fortgang.
“Why White Privilege Isn’t Going Away: A Theological Reflection,” by Rev. Dr. Mark Boswell.
“Working through whiteness: White, male college students challenging racism,” by Nolan Cabrera.
“What Does White Supremacy Look Like Today?” by Jacob Bennet.
VIDEO: Cognitive Dissonance, by Dr. Joy DeGruy-Leary, Dr. Umar Johnson, Prof. James Smalls