Anti-Racism Resources & Action Items for White People:
This document is intended to serve as an introductory self-educational resource to white people to deepen our anti-racism work while adding nuance and humility to concepts largely held in personal development, conscious, spiritual, coaching and thought leader type communities.
It was inspired by the comprehensive list linked at the bottom.
All links are verified resources.
If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, you can start now.
Feel free to circulate this document on social media with or without credit.
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack (13 min essay)
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism (9 min article)
The Myth of Reverse Racism (1 min read)
Becoming Trustworthy White Allies (8 min read)
For Our White Friends Desiring To Be Allies (5 min read)
No, We Won’t Calm Down - Tone Policing (comic)
When Spiritual Bypassing Meets Racism Meets Gaslighting (6 min article)
Entrepreneurship: The Ultimate White Privilege? (4 min article)
Why White Lady Sisterhood Needs to Evolve (5 min article)
Countering Racism & Oppression in Holistic Healing (6 min read)
How Do You Know if You’re Spiritually Bypassing? (5 min article)
I need to talk to spiritual white women about white supremacy (15 min open letter)
I need to talk to spiritual white women about white supremacy (Part Two) (10 min open letter)
Facing Race, Equity & Diversity in the Coaching Industry: 10 Considerations (10 min list)
What’s My Complicity? Talking White Fragility (7 min article)
How to Decolonize Your Yoga Practice (4 min read)
Me and White Supremacy (NYT Best Selling Book, by Layla Saad)
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (book by Robin DiAngelo, PhD)
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (book by Michelle Alexander)
Race Forward: Education on Systemic Racism (1 min videos)
Why is this Happening? - an introduction to police brutality from 100 Year Hoodie
How to tell someone they sound racist (3 min video)
TEDx: Coming to Terms With Racism’s Inertia: Ancestral Accountability - Rachel Cargle (13 min video)
How to Pay Your Teachers for Emotional Labor
Find out your intersectionality score! (calculator)
The Great Unlearn Community (resources/critical discourse)
Petitions and other Information
Donate to #BlackLivesMatter (you can also search for your local chapter)
Rachel Ricketts’ anti-racism resources
75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
This document was compiled by Melanie Rose Prince in May 2020
Extended List of Anti-Racism Resources for White People - includes more of who to support, parent resources, more literature, podcasts, books, TV/media, organizations to follow, more resources (linked document compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein in May 2020)