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Resources for Becoming Actively Anti-Racist: Actions

Legal and non-legal resources addressing race and racism

Statement

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.

Read

Articles & Essays

Books 


Authors

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

Watch

  • 13th | (Ava DuVernay) Netflix
  • American Son | (Kenny Leon) Netflix
  • Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives: Barbara Smith, Reina Gossett, Charlene Carruthers | (National LGBTQ Task Force) Youtube
  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 | (Göran Olsson) Available to rent
  • Clemency | (Chinonye Chukwu) Available to rent
  • College Behind Bars | (Ken Burns) PBS
  • Crime and Punishment | (Stephen Maing) Hulu
  • Dear White People | (Justin Simien) Netflix
  • Fruitvale Station | (Ryan Coogler) Available to rent
  • The Hate U Give | (George Tillman Jr.) Hulu
  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin documentary) | (Raoul Peck) Amazon
  • If Beale Street Could Talk | (Barry Jenkins) Hulu
  • Just Mercy | (Destin Daniel Cretton)  Amazon
  • King in The Wilderness | (Peter Kunhardt) HBO/Amazon/Hulu
  • RACE: The Power of an Illusion | PBS
  • See You Yesterday | (Stefon Bristol) Netflix
  • Selma | (Ava DuVernay) Amazon
  • Slavery By Another Name | PBS
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution | (Stanley Nelson Jr.) Amazon
  • The Hate U Give | (George Tillman Jr.) Hulu/Amazon
  • When They See Us | (Ava DuVernay) Netflix

Listen

Ted Talks


Podcasts


Other

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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.