Anti-racism Resource


This document is intended to serve as a resource for non-Black people to deepen our anti-racism work. If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, start now. Feel free to add more resources to help us continue to be educated on how to become better allies and to continue our fight to end racism. 

Credit: The majority of the document was compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein in May 2020 and edited by members of Mayvenn. 

To take immediate action

George Floyd

Justice for George Floyd

Breonna Taylor

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If you have the funds, please continue to support Black businesses

Something for the soul


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Articles to read

Videos to watch

Podcasts to subscribe to

Books to read

A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History by Jeanne Theoharis

Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Chokehold: Policing Black Men by Policing Black Men

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

Raising Our Hands by Jenna Arnold

Redefining Realness by Janet Mock

Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism, and Advocacy for All
by Elisa Camahort Page, Carolyn Gerin, Jamia Wilson

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

They Can't Kill Us All by Wesley Lowery

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe Moraga

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays by Damon Young

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Asha Bandele

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Your Silence Will Not Protect You by Audre Lorde (limited copies)

Films and TV series to watch

(Ava DuVernay)

American Son
(Kenny Leon)

Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975

Available to rent

(Carlos López Estrada)
Hulu with
 Cinemax or available to rent


(Chinonye Chukwu)

Available to rent

Dear White People

(Justin Simien)


Fruitvale Station
(Ryan Coogler)
Available to rent

I Am Not Your Negro

(James Baldwin)

Available to rent or on Kanopy

If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)

Just Mercy
(Destin Daniel Cretton)

Available to rent for free in June in the U.S.

King In The Wilderness


See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol)



(Ava DuVernay)

Available to rent

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Available to rent

The Hate U Give

(George Tillman Jr.)

Hulu with Cinemax

When They See Us

(Ava DuVernay)


Organizations to follow on social media

Antiracism Center: Twitter

Audre Lorde Project: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Black Women’s Blueprint: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Color Of Change: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Colorlines: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

The Conscious Kid: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Equal Justice Initiative (EJI): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Families Belong Together: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

MPowerChange: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Muslim Girl: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

NAACP: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

National Domestic Workers Alliance: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Rachel Elizabeth Cargle: Instagram

RAICES: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

SisterSong: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

SoOakland: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

The Great Unlearn: Instagram

United We Dream: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

More anti-racism resources to check out

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