Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race - Reni Eddo-Lodge
How to be an Antiracist - Ibram X. Kendi
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism - Robin DiAngelo
Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor
- Layla Saad
So You Want to Talk About Race - Ijeoma Oluo
Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - Akala
Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century - Kehinde Andrews
Your Silence Will Not Protect You: Essays and Poems - Audre Lorde
Children’s and Fiction Books (for adults) that discuss race and racism:
Such a Fun Age - Kiley Reid
Queenie - Candice Carty-Williams
Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X - Ilyasah Shabazz
Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice - Marianne Celano,
Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History - Vashti Harrison
Unpacking the invisible knapsack - Peggy McIntoshhttps://www.racialequitytools.org/resou ... intosh.pdf
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism - Robin DiAngelohttp://www.kooriweb.org/foley/resources ... gility.pdf
Rethinking White Supremacy - David Gillbornhttps://www.ssoar.info/ssoar/bitstream/ ... es-2006-3-
The Public Identities of the Black Middle Classes: Managing Race in Public Spaces - Nicola
Rollock, David Gillborn, Carol Vincent and Stephen Ball (Available on Google Scholar)
Things to watch (Coincidentally all on Netflix):
When They See Us
It is based on events of the 1989 Central Park jogger case and explores the lives and families
of the five male suspects who were falsely accused then prosecuted on charges related to the
rape and assault of a woman in Central Park.
Trial by Media: 41 Shots (episode 3)
In 1999, four white NYPD officers shoot an unarmed 23-year-old immigrant named Amadou
Diallo 41 times outside his apartment building; the officers' defence lawyers press for a
change of venue as racial tensions escalate.
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States,
focusing on the fact that the nation's prisons are disproportionately filled with AfricanAmericans.
Dear White People
Based on the acclaimed film of the same name, this Netflix-original series follows a group of
students of colour at Winchester University, a predominantly white Ivy League college. The
students are faced with a landscape of cultural bias, social injustice, misguided activism and
slippery politics. Through an absurdist lens, the series uses irony, self-deprecation, brutal
honesty and humour to highlight issues that still plague today’s” post-racial" society
"Dismantling White Fragility" from The Goop Podcast (Stitcher / Apple Podcasts / Spotify)
"Let's Talk about Whiteness" from On Being with Krista Tippett (On Being / Apple Podcasts /
Spotify / Stitcher)
“Why The Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Communities Hardest” from NPR’s Code Switch (NPR /
Stitcher / Apple Podcasts / Spotify)
“Miss Buchanan’s Period of Adjustment” Season 2, Episode 3 of Revisionist History (Stitcher
/ Apple Podcasts / Spotify)
Seasons or Series:
Seeing White on Radio (Stitcher / Apple Podcasts / Spotify)
1619 from the New York Times (Stitcher / NYT / Apple Podcasts / Spotify)
Thanks to Sarah Smith and Ellie Byrne for contributing to this list so far.
Activists on Social Media talking about Race:
Rachel Cargle: A public academic, writer, and lecturer. Her activism and academic work are rooted in
providing intellectual discourse, tools, and resources that explore the intersection of race and
womanhood. Her social media platforms boast a community of over 315k where Rachel guides
conversations, encourages critical thinking and nurtures meaningful engagement with people all
over the world.
Munroe Bergdorf: English model and activist she believes passionately in inclusivity for all, no matter
your race, ability, religious beliefs, sexuality or gender identity. She believes we should always stand
up for what we believe in and call out acts of injustice when we encounter them. Only in this way
can we become a better and happier society.
Kenidra Wood: Teen activist and founder of CHEETAH (confidence, harmony, enlightenment,
encouragement, tranquillity, awareness, and hope) Movement for self-harm and suicide prevention.
She is also the creator of, "Hope for Humanity," an event to connect students of different races and
backgrounds and empower them to be better included and represented in the fight to end the
epidemic of gun violence.
John Boyega: British actor and producer best known for roles in Star Wars and Attack the Block. If
you haven’t yet look up the speech he made in Hyde Park this week.