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Anti-Racism Resources

To support the ongoing learning and reflection necessary to contribute to an anti-racist society, we share the following list of anti-racism resources. These are just some of the many articles, books, podcasts, and videos related to anti-racism. If you would like to suggest an additional resource to this list, please send us an email

Vice: Self-care tips for Black people who are struggling with this very painful week

Refinery 29: Your Black colleagues may look like they’re okay — chances are they’re not

Mashable: How to be anti-racist 

VOX: What it means to be anti-racist 

The Body Is Not An Apology: 7 ways non black people of color perpetuate anti-Blackness

Psychology Today: Anti-racist action and becoming part of the solution 

Centennial: Twitter explains how To support black lives matter as a non-Black person

American Public Health Association: Addressing Law Enforcement Violence as a Public Health Issue

The Atlantic: Ta-Nehisi Coates “The Case for Reparations” 

Black Lives Matter 

1619 by The New York Times

National Museum of African American History and Culture: Talking about race web portal

21 Day Equity Challenge

Guide to Allyship

Coalition of Anti-Racist Whites

About Black Perspectives

Racial Equity Tools

Racial Equity Glossary

Reading lists: Books to be anti-racist

Vogue: Black Lives Matter reading list 

An Essential Reading Guide For Fighting Racism Anti-racist reading recommendations 

ABC News: Eight books on race and racism to learn how to be a white ally

Eyes on the prize 

We need to talk about injustice by Bryan Stevenson 

The Urgency of Intersectionality by Kimberle Crenshaw

PBS: The Origin of Race in America

Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be Anti-Racist at UC Berkely 

Robin DiAngelo discusses White Fragility 

Race Matters – Dr. Cornell West at the University of Washington

TEDxRainier – Let’s get to the root of racial injustice by Megan Ming Francis

How to tell someone they sound racist by Jay Smooth

Race Forward – Moving the race conversation forward

TED – Color Blind or Color Brave by Melody Hobson

New York Times – Peanut Butter and Jelly Racism

Code Switch by NPR

About Race

The Diversity Gap

Intersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw

Momentum: A Race Forward

Books and Publications:
Adams, M. (Ed.). (2000). Readings for diversity and social justice. Psychology Press.

Feagin, J. (2013). Systemic racism: A theory of oppression. Routledge.

Linder, C., Harris, J. C., Allen, E. L., & Hubain, B. (2015). Building inclusive pedagogy: Recommendations from a national study of students of color in higher education and student affairs graduate programs. Equity & Excellence in Education, 48, 178-194.doi:10.1080/10665684.2014.959270

Johnson, A. G. (2001). Power, privilege, and difference. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield.

Lau, M. Y., & Williams, C. D. (2010). Microaggressions research: Methodological review and recommendations. In: D. W. Sue (Ed.). Microaggressions and marginality: Manifestation, dynamics and impact (pp. 313–336). New York, NY: Wiley

Nadal, K. L., Wong, Y., Griffin, K. E., Davidoff, K., & Sriken, J. (2014). The adverse impact of racial microaggressions on college students’ self-esteem. Journal of College Student Development, 55, 461-474. doi:10.1353/csd.2014.0051

Ross, L. (2016). Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses. Macmillan.

Sue, D. W. (2003). Overcoming our racism: The journey to liberation. John Wiley & Sons.

Black Lives Matter Syllabus 2016: 

  • Marc Lamont Hill, Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond (Simon & Schuster, 2016)
  • Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (New Press, 2012)
  • Angela Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete? (7 Stories Press, 2003)
  • African American Policy Forum, Say Her Name: Resisting Police Brutality Against Black Women (African American Policy Forum Report, 2015)
  • Movement for Black Lives, A Vision for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom, and Justice (Movement for Black Lives Policy Platform, 2016)
  • Assorted essays by Cornel West, Alicia Garza, Audre Lorde, Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, Shaun King, and more available at