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Social and Racial Justice Resources for Educators
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*This list is by no means exhaustive or comprehensive, and is a living document meant to be added to when new resources are reviewed or identified.
Created with immense gratitude to my teachers and guides by Michelle Sweezey, June 2019
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BOOKSBOOK LISTS FROM OTHERSARTICLES AND RESOURCES
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A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory10 Books Handling Race and Identity in a Smart Way“America’s Racial Contract Is Killing Us” by Adam Serwer
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All Students Must Thrive: Transforming Schools To Combat Toxic Stressors and Cultivate Critical Wellness by Tyrone C. Howard
100 Must Read Classics from Authors of Color“Culturally Responsive Education: A Primer for Policy and Practice
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Becoming by Michelle Obama
12 Essays About White Privilege That Every White Ally Needs to Read
“The Intersectionality Wars” by Jane Coaston
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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates24 Books for Anti-Racist Teachers“Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
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Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins5 Books by Audre Lorde Everyone Should Read
100 RACE-CONSCIOUS THINGS YOU CAN SAY TO YOUR CHILD TO ADVANCE RACIAL JUSTICE
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Born a Crime by Trevor NoahReading Pathways, Where to Begin with bell hooks Books75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
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Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship
by Irene Latham and Charles Waters.
Social Justice Book ListA great article for white teachers teaching black children.
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Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
Social Justice- and Equity-Focused Education Resources from Common
Sense Media
Anti-Racism Resources (google doc list)
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Eloquent Rage by Brittany CooperStudent Texts From Learning for JusticeBlack Lives Matter at School
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For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality
Pedagogy and Urban Education (Race, Education, and Democracy) by
Christopher Emdin
Challenge to white parents
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Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese LaymonPODCASTSCounseling Muslims: Handbook of Mental Health Issues and interventions
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How to be Antiracist by Ibram X. KendiGood AncestorCulturally Responsive Curriculum (Teachers College, Columbia University)
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Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen.
(1994 version, and 2nd edition, pub 2007)
Code Switch (NPR)Culturally Responsive Curriculum Scorecard
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My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies
by Resmaa Menakem
Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)
Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics
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Other People's Children, Cultural Conflict in the Classroom by Lisa DelpitRace MattersHarvard Implicit Bias tests
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Sister Outsider by Audre LordeSeeing WhiteInclusive Resources and Strategies
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So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma OluoYoga is DeadNEA Educational Justice
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Stamped From The Beginning by Ibram X KendiThe Beginner’s Mind - Shut Up and YogaOn pronouncing names
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Talking to Strangers by Malcolm GladwellRevisionist HistoryParenting and confronting white supremacy
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The Fire Next Time by James BaldwinMy American Melting PotPyramid of White Supremacy
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The New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderThe Root (also a great website resource)Reading With The Lens of Power and Perspective Padlet
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Me and White Supremacy by Layla. F. SaadIntersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw
Reading With The Lens of Power and Perspective Sample Unit (has a GREAT list of more readings)
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This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe Moraga
1619 (New York Times)Showing Up For Racial Justice’s educational toolkits
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This Will Be My Undoing:Living at the Intersection of Black, Female,
and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jenkins
Pod For The Cause (from The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights)
Learning for Justice
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We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi CoatesMomentum: A Race Forward PodcastThe 1619 Project
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White Fragility by Robin DiAngeloThe case for reparations
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White Rage by Carol AndersonThe intersectionality wars
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Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria by Beverly Daniel Tatum
Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, long version
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Your Silence Will Not Protect You by Audre LordeUnpacking the Invisible Knapsack, short version
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Why it’s not okay to engage in digital blackface
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Women and White Supremacy- Essay 1
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Women and White Supremacy- Essay 2
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Your Kids Aren't Too Young To Talk About Race: Resource Roundup
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Zinn Education Project’s teaching materials
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Everfi DEI courses (Free!)
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Check Your Privledge
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The Great Unlearn
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SHOWSMOVIESTED TALKS/OTHER TALKS
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Atlanta13th
"How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion" | Peggy McIntosh at TEDxTimberlaneSchools (18:26)
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BlackishAmerican Son #SayHerName The African American Policy Forum
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Chewing GumBlack Power Mixtape: 1967-1975
Is My Skin Brown Because I Drank Chocolate Milk? By Beverly Daniel Tatum at TEDxStanford
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Dear White PeopleClemencyLet's get to the root of racial injustice by Megan Ming Francis @ TEDxRainier
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Grown-ishFruitvale StationMy Black Year by Maggie Anderson @ TEDx Grand Rapids
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Raising DionHomecoming:A Film by BeyonceThe Dangers of Whitewashing Black History by David Ikard @TEDxNashville
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I Am Not Your NegroThe Urgency of Intersectionality by Kimberle Crenshaw @ TEDWomen 2016
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If Beale Street Could Talk
Why English Class is Silencing Students of Color by Dr. Jamila Lyiscott @ TEDxTheBenjaminSchool
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PEOPLE TO FOLLOWJust Mercy
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ACLU NationwideKing In The Wilderness
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Ally HennyLA 92
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Antiracism CenterLittle Boxes
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Audre Lorde ProjectMiddle of Nowhere
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Black Women’s BlueprintMudbound
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Check Your PrivilegeParis is Burning
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Color Of ChangeSee You Yesterday
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ColorlinesSelma
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Embracing EquityThe Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
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Equal Justice Initiative (EJI)The Hate U Give
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Families Belong TogetherTime: The Kalief Browder Story
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Ibram X. KendiTwelve Years a Slave
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Inclusive StorytimeWhen They See Us
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Layla F.Saad
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Lit_C.i.r.c.l.e
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Little Justice Leaders
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Love Ethic Yoga
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MPowerChange
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Muslim Girl
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My Name is Jessamyn
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NAACP
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National Domestic Workers Alliance
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No White Saviors
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Parenting is Political
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Rachel Cargle
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RAICES
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Raising Inclusive Kids
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Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)
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SisterSong
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Skill in Action
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Southern Poverty Law Center
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Speaking of Racism
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Susana Barkatawi
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Teach for the Culture
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The Conscious Kid
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The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights
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The Son of Baldwin
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The Tiny Activist
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UnchainedUnbothered
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United We Dream
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We Need Diverse Books
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