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Anti-Racism Resources

This page is intended to serve as a resource for white people to deepen our anti-racism work. This is by no means a comprehensive list but we will be updating it regularly. Last updated 2/7/20.

Please remember, social distancing saves Black and Disabled lives.

Places to sign and donate to help bring Justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade:

Ways You Can Help
Petition: Justice for George Floyd
Justice for Breonna Taylor
Petition: Justice for Breonna Taylor
Petition: Justice for Tony McDade
Donate to Black Visions Collective
Donate to Reclaim the Block
Donate to North Star Health Collective
Split your donations between bail funds

UK Based Organisations to Support:

Black Lives Matter UK
Black Minds Matter UK
UK Black Pride
Black LGBTQIA+ Therapy Fund
Stephen Lawrence Charitable Fund
Show Racism the Red Card
Stopwatch UK
Inquest
Black Protest Legal Support UK
Black Girls Camping Trip
BLAM

UK Government and Parliament Petitions to Sign:

Add education on diversity and racism to all school curriculums
Create an independent investigatory commission to help protect ethnic minorities
Teach Britain’s colonial past as part of the UK’s compulsory curriculum
Suspend future sales of tear gas and other crowd control equipment to the USA
Improve Maternal Mortality Rates and Health Care for Black Women in the U.K.
Introduce Mandatory Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

Activists and Organisations to follow:

Black Lives Matter (Twitter) (Instagram)
Rachel Elizabeth Cargle (Instagram) (Twitter)
The Conscious Kid (Instagram)
Munroe Bergdorf (Instagram) (Twitter)
Rachel Ricketts (Instagram)
Kendriana Speaks (Website) (Instagram) (Twitter)
Dr Ibram X. Kendi (Website) (Twitter) (Instagram)
Nikole Hannah-Jones/Ida Bae Wells (Website) (Twitter)
Reni Eddo-Lodge (Website) (Twitter) (Instagram)
Charles M. Blow (Twitter) (Instagram)
Afua Hirsch (Website) (Twitter) (Instagram)
Layla Saad (Website) (Instagram)
Akala (Twitter) (Instagram)

Please avoid supporting Shaun King – article explaining why here.

Books:

Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? (Free ebook)
How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge*
Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala*
So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F Saad
The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale (Free ebook)
The Heart of the Race by Beverley Bryan
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter by Christina Heatherton and Jordan Camp

Podcasts:

Seeing White
White Fragility
Doing Anti Racist Work
George the Poet
The 1619 Project – The New York Times
About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad
Code Switch by NPR

Films + TV:

13th (Ava DuVernay) — watch on YouTube or Netflix
Dear White People (Justin Simien) – Netflix
Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) – Netflix (UK)
I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin documentary) – available to rent
When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) – Netflix
The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) – available to rent
Selma (Ava DuVernay) – available to rent
Get Out (Jordan Peele) – available to rent
The Colour of Fear (1994) – watch on Vimeo
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (Stanley Nelson Jr.) – Amazon Prime
If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) – Amazon Prime
Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee) – available to rent
Moonlight (Barry Jenkins) – available to rent
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (Göran Olsson) – Mubi
Blackkklansman (Spike Lee) – available to rent
Little Fires Everywhere (Lynn Shelton) – Amazon Prime
Queen & Slim (Melina Matsoukas) – available to rent
The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) – available to rent
Paris is Burning (Jennie Livingston) – available to rent
Criterion Channel have removed the paywall on classic Black cinema

Videos:

What Matters documentary series
7 Myths about Cultural Appropriation DEBUNKED! 
James Baldwin: The Moral Responsibility of the Artist

Articles:

The Case for Reparations, Ta-Nehisi Coates
Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
Welcome to the Anti-Racist Movement – Here’s What You’ve Missed
The Racial Wealth Gap: Addressing America’s Most Pressing Epidemic
Detour Spotting for White Anti-Racists
The Year I Gave Up White Comfort: An Ode to my White “Friends” on Being Better to Black Womxn
Racism Defined
Holy shit, being an ally isn’t about me!
Beyond the Streets
From Minneapolis to London: who polices the police?*
Professor Ibram X. Kendi on why it’s not enough to admit when you’re being racist: “Challenge those racist ideas”

Further resources:

Anti-Racism Resources for White People
Antiracism Project
Antiracism resources
Master List of Resources to Dismantle Systemic Racism
Take the Harvard Implicit Bias test
Sick in Quarters Protest Resources (protesting during COVID-19 + tips for disabled allys)
NYTimes Antiracist Reading List
Books Against Policing and Mass Incarceration
Dazed Running List of Antiracism Resources*
Resources for White People to Learn and Talk about Race and Racism
Save the Tears: A White Woman’s Guide
White Guyde
100 Year Hoodie
1619
Anti-Racism Checklist for Whites
Conversation Starters for exploring White Supremacy
NTS Black Lives Matter*
How to support Black lives in the UK*
Boston Review: Radical Political Action – Reading List
Inner Play’s Anti-Racism Practice Group
The Black Curriculum – Take Action*
UK Charities and Organisations*
4Front Resources*
The White Pube – BLM and Arts Institutions*
Practical ways to support BLM from the UK*

* talks about racism specifically in the UK

If there is anything you would like to see added to this list, please get in contact with us.