I am working my way through Ijeoma Oluo’s So You Want To Talk About Race. It’s an eye-opener & a needed education for me.
I also read Michelle Obama’s book Becoming which I highly recommend.
ANTI-RACISM RESOURCES TO EDUCATE WHITE PEOPLE
A brilliant educational series by Emmanual Acho called Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man
What I Said When My White Friend Asked For My Black Opinion On White Privilege
Learn about race, inequality, and social justice at coursera.org
Here is a list of Anti-Racism resources: Anti-Racism Resources for White People
Here is a list of 75 Things White People Can Do
Here is a Scaffold of Anti-Racist Resources
This is a downloadable pdf: 26 ways to be in the struggle beyond the streets
Resmaa Menakem: ‘Notice the Rage; Notice the Silence’ on from On Being with Krista Tippett
DOCUMENTARIES TO WATCH
BDC – Black Documentary Collective on FB
HISTORY LESSONS THEY DIDN’T TEACH YOU IN SCHOOL
Ex-Slaves Talk About Slavery
A post from Anderson JC on Facebook regarding the West Philly Bombing in 1985
From The Root: A Timeline of Events That Led to the 2020 ‘Fed-Up’-rising
Want a history lesson from a historian who ties the threads from the past to the current events happening? I would suggest you follow Heather Richardson Cox on Facebook for history lesson videos and her daily updates. She has loaded her The American Paradox history lessons on Youtube. They are eye-opening. You can also have her daily updates delivered to your email here: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are on Facebook, here is an eye-opening history lesson from Nate Morriss. Greenwood Neighborhood in Tusla, OK
A lesson about Red Summer from National Geographic
Another history lesson from Claire Willett on Twitter regarding COINTELPRO created by J. Edgar Hoover & how it still affects us today (make sure to click on the Show This Thread link so it brings up the whole thing): https://twitter.com/clairewillett/status/1266894029498675200?s=20
White Wash of MLK This is a thread by Michael Harriot on Twitter.
Video by AL.com on Juneteenth
Did you know an entire Black Manhattan village was removed to make way for Central Park?
The Long Hot Summer on NPR
James Baldwin Was Right All Along from The Atlantic
The History of Policing in America video on NPR’s Facebook Page