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Anti-Racism Book & Film Series: Anti-Racism Resource List

Anti-Racism Resource List

We have are gathering your suggestions to create a select reading lists and films to watch about anti-black racism.
Please see that we have also collected suggestions from libraries and cultural institutions.

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Title Source Image
The Power of Fiction By and About Black People audio undefined
Levels of Racism: A Theoretic Framework and a Gardener’s Tale
American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 90, No. 8
Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD
August 2000
https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.90.8.1212

View a video of Dr. Jone's interview for the CityMatCH Annual Urban MCH Leadership Conference here
article, video AJPH
How Racism Makes Us Sick
TED
David R. Williams
November 2016
https://www.ted.com/talks/david_r_williams_how_racism_makes_us_sick?language=en
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Art, Race and Representation
Cultural Services of the French Embassy
Denis Darzacq, Kehinde Wiley, Thomas Lax, and Nacira Guénif-Souilamas
November 5, 2016
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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
Penguin Random House
Robin Diangelo
June 26, 2018
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/566247/white-fragility-by-robin-diangelo/
book, nonfiction White Fragility
Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland
Hachette Book Group
Jonathan M. Metzl
​March 5, 2019
https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/jonathan-m-metzl/dying-of-whiteness/9781541644960/
book, nonfiction Dying of Whiteness
Allegories on “Race,” Racism, and Antiracism | Camara Phyllis Jones || Radcliffe Institute
The Radcliffe Center for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Camara Phyllis Jones
October 4, 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r1oQvleKX4&feature=youtu.be
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Racism Has a Cost for Everyone
TED
Heather C. McGhee
December 2019
https://www.ted.com/talks/heather_c_mcghee_racism_has_a_cost_for_everyone?language=en
event video Racism Has a Cost for Everyone
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption 
Penguin Random House
Bryan Stevenson
December 3, 2019
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/224792/just-mercy-movie-tie-in-edition-by-bryan-stevenson/
book, nonfiction Just Mercy
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
The New Press
Michelle Alexander
January 2020
https://thenewpress.com/books/new-jim-crow
book, nonfiction The New Jim Crow
A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel
Penguin Random House
Isabel Allende
January 21, 2020
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/622081/a-long-petal-of-the-sea-by-isabel-allende/
book, fiction A Long Petal of the Sea

An Antiracist Reading List: Ibram X. Kendi on books to help America transcend its racist heritage.
The New York Times
Ibram X. Kendi
May 29, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/29/books/review/antiracist-reading-list-ibram-x-kendi.html

resource collection Joan Wong
A reading list on issues of race
The Harvard Gazette
Liz Mineo
June 15, 2020
https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/06/a-reading-list-on-issues-of-race/
resource collection Natalie Wolff/Unsplash
Anti-Racism Resources for All Ages
University of South Carolina
Dr. Nicole A. Cooke
2020
https://padlet.com/nicolethelibrarian/nbasekqoazt336co
resource collection University of South Carolina

Center for Antiracist Research
Boston University
https://www.bu.edu/antiracist-center/

organization Center for Antiracist Research
Diversity & Inclusion Resources
Harvard Kennedy School Library and Knowledge Services
Daniel Becker
https://guides.library.harvard.edu/hks/diversity-inclusion
resource collection Harvard Kennedy School
Black Liberation Reading List
The Schomburg Shop, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture​< NYPL
https://tinyurl.com/y8py88b3
resource collection Schomburg Center
Lire contre le racisme (Reading Across Racism)
Albertine
https://shop.albertine.com/list-60011/lire-contre-le-racisme/?mc_cid=f9ce802f3b&mc_eid=9eb77b42f9
resource collection Albertine
Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit
asianamericantoolkit.com
https://www.asianamtoolkit.org/

View the toolkit here
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Boston. Racism. Image. Reality.
A 7-part series, conducted by The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, that examined racism and discrimination in Boston.
   

LIST  OF RESOURCES

  • https://aaas.fas.harvard.edu/2020-faculty-reading-recommendations

 

 

  • https://www.charisbooksandmore.com/understanding-and-dismantling-racism-booklist-white-readers

 

 

  • https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/06/a-reading-list-on-issues-of-race/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%2520Gazette%252020200616%2520%281%29
   

http://libraryaware.com/3025/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/35243477-cc56-42f2-b474-8de4e3ce7f89?postId=45d974fd-1f31-494d-8ab6-e5dde0bb49e0

 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/19IweZfYa28Aij-LKP7kM43Dn9iqHhfljq631LUesT5Q/edit#heading=h.y04ep5m3usm2

   

https://www.nypl.org/schomburg/black-liberation-reading-list/download?j=7851577&sfmc_sub=65691855&l=1522_HTML&u=148614046&mid=7000413&jb=0&utm_source=eNewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Shop20200627-Pride&utm_campaign=LibraryShop

   

A reading list on issues of race

Harvard Gazette

https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/06/a-reading-list-on-issues-of-race/

 

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Get Lit with All Of It: Colson Whitehead

Get Lit with All Of It

https://www.thegreenespace.org/event/get-lit-with-all-of-it-colson-whitehead/?utm_source=Newsletter%3A+This+Week+On+WNYC&utm_campaign=6cc16ea01d-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_08_14_04_44_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0473b3d0b8-6cc16ea01d-87058813&mc_cid=6cc16ea01d&mc_eid=3a8fa35190
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