This is far from a comprehensive list of op-eds, podcasts, books, and other resources and info-graphics. But it’s a curated list of quality resources to give you a head-start toward better understanding anti-racism and the events of 2020 that spurred it into mainstream consciousness.
CNN and Sesame Street Townhall on Racism June 6, 2020, 10am EST
Don’t Understand the Protests? What You’re Seeing is People Pushed to the Edge by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
KidLit Rally 4 Black Lives: Anti-Racist Resources for Children, Families, and Educators by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
Five Podcasts to Listen to If You Really Want to Know about Race in America by Christian Burno
‘I Do It To Survive’: Being Black In America Means Adapting To Constant Risk by Theresa Okokon
Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk about Race by Katrina Michie
15 Recommended Books:
Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-First Century – Dorothy Roberts
So You Want to Talk about Race – Ijeoma Oluo
The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America – Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Me and White Supremacy: A Guided Journal – Layla F. Saad
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America – James Forman, Jr.