Community Conversation Resource Links

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As part of a series of community conversations about race equity, below are helpful resources.  Special thank you to Michellene Davis, Esq. for providing the following resources:

Anti-Racist Tools & Resources

Collections of Resources:

•    AntiRacism Resources

•    Scaffolded Anti-Racism Resources

Building Understanding:

•    Talking About Race

•    What Is White Privilege, Really?

•    35 Dumb things well intended people say (pdf)

•    Commitment to Combat Racism

•    Books:

o    Coates, T. N. (2015). Between the world and me. Text publishing.

o    DiAngelo, R. (2018). White fragility: Why it's so hard for white people to talk about racism. Beacon Press.

o    Kendi, I. X. (2019). How to be an Antiracist. One World/Ballantine.

o    Saad, L. F. (2020). Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor. Sourcebooks, Inc.

o    Reading for Change: Booklist Recommends Antiracism Titles for All Ages

•    Podcasts:

o    Good Ancestor

o    Code Switch- NPR

o    Intersectionality Matters

o    Whites For Racial Equity- Stop Racism

•    Documentaries/Films:

o    When They See Us (2019, Netflix)

o    I am Not Your Negro (2017, Netflix)

o    TIME: The Kalief Browder Story (2017, Netflix)

o    13th (2016, Netflix)

o    Welcome to Leith (2015, PBS)

o    Eyes on the Prize (1987, PBS)

Taking Action:

•    75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

•    Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice

•    Showing Up for Racial Justice

•    New Jersey Institute for Social Justice


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