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Justice Resources

Justice Resources

A Non-Exhaustive List of Justice Resources

WAYS TO HELP RIGHT NOW

WAYS TO EDUCATE YOURSELF

  • Anti-Racism Resources for White People: This Google Doc is intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work. It is organized by type of resource (book, podcast, movie, article, etc.)
  • A Scaffolded List of Anti-Racism Resources: This Google Doc has re-ordered many resources and organized it into a matrix. It challenges you to examine your feelings about race, then provides you with resources to confront them. It's a great starting point if you want to match your feelings to a particular resource.
  • Carry Our Weight - Developed by two non-Black allies continuously striving to do better. All the resources found on the site are linked, and any credit should be given to the activists, authors, and creators of those resources. The site emphasizes the work of Black writers, authors, historians, and creators.
  • What White People Can Do for Racial Justice - a list on Medium

CAUSES TO SUPPORT
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LONG TERM ACTION ITEMS

BOOKS TO READ
In addition to those books on the Anti-Racism Resources page (above), these books are about race and/or by Black authors. Order from your local bookstore or check https://libro.fm/ to buy an audiobook from an independent bookseller! You can check out this list to find a directory of Black-owned independent bookstores. Check and see if there's one near you (search by state)!

  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
  • White Fragility: Why It's so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
  • How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Pruno, Ramen, and a Side of Hope: Stories of Surviving Wrongful Conviction by Courtney B. Lance, Nikki D. Pope
  • Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Ari Berman
  • So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigations of a Lifetime by Ron Stallworth

NOTE: Black, Brown and Indigenous authors write about more than race! Challenge yourself to choose your favorite genre of book, movie, music, or TV show and consciously seek out creators who look different from you. You'll get to enjoy wonderful new art and support diverse creators! Check out this list of 12 Books Written by Black Women That Should Be Required Reading to get started!

OTHER RESOURCE LISTS
These are other, more comprehensive lists of resources, including lists of accounts to follow on IG, Twitter and Facebook