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Resources for Becoming Actively Anti-Racist: Actions

Legal and non-legal resources addressing race and racism


This guide was created in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. The guide is intended to serve as a starting point for education, action, and reflection. If you have questions or comments, please direct them to the guide's creators in the box at the bottom left.


Articles & Essays



  • Angela Davis
  • bell hooks
  • James Baldwin
  • Nikole Hannah-Jones
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Vincent Harding
  • Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw
  •  Maya Angelou
  • Janet Mock 
  • Audre Lorde



Ted Talks




Guide Creators

Carolyn J. Brown, Reference Librarian & Adjunct Professor

Jacqueline Cheney, Director of Community Engagement, Public Service Law Center & Adjunct Professor

Karen Porter, Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion

Sue Silverman, Reference Librarian & Adjunct Professor

Danielle Sorken, Executive Director, Public Service Law Center & Adjunct Professor

Lena Zinner, Program Coordinator, Public Service Law Center

with help from student researchers.