Learning about antiracism is a continuous and lifelong process.
Here are a few resources to help us along our way
What it means to be anti-racist
Ana North. Vox. June 2020
Some of My Best Friends Are
Some of My Best Friends Are… is a podcast hosted by Khalil Gibran Muhammad and Ben Austen, two best friends who grew up together on the South Side of Chicago in the 1980s. Today a Harvard professor and an award-winning journalist, Khalil and Ben still go to each other to talk about their experiences with the absurdities and intricacies of race in America. June 2021
What is Racism?
Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre.
“What’s CODE SWITCH? It’s the fearless conversations about race that you’ve been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between. This podcast makes ALL OF US part of the conversation — because we’re all part of the story.“
How To Be An Anti-Casteist
Gregory Warner. Rough Translation Podcast. September 30, 2020
Is Your Halloween Costume Racist?
Kat Lazo. Everyday Feminism. 2013
How they see us.
Social psychologist Claude Steele explains the psychology of “stereotype threat.”
Hidden Brain podcast. Feb 8, 2021
“Anti-Racism” Is Becoming Troublingly Racist. You might think it’s helping, but it’s not.
Steve QJ. Medium.com – Illumination. Feb 1, 2021
To Root Out Racism in Schools, Start With Who You Hire
Denisa Superville. Education Week. Oct. 13, 2020
Can School be ‘Antiracist’? A New Superintendent in Evanston, Ill., Has a Plan.
Douglas Belkin and Lee Hawkins. The Wall Street Journal. October 2020
A future we can all live with: How education can address and eradicate racism
Cecilia Barbieri & Martha K. Ferede. UNESCO Futures of Eductation. 29 June 2020
Three ways for UK schools to improve their race relations now.
Lola Okolosie. The Guardian. 23 June 2020
“Unbroken, but Bent”: Gendered Racism in School Leadership
Laura J. Burton, Daron Cyrand Jennie Miles Weiner. Frontiers in Education. 12 May, 2020
Orientalism in Language Education.
Cherifi Hamza. IJEDST. 2017
Check Your Orientalism at the Door.
Christina Paschyn. Journal of General Education. 2014
‘Black Lives Matter at School’ — a new book on anti-racist work in education
Washington Post. Valerie Strauss. Dec, 2020
14 Antiracist Books for Kids and Teens Recommended by BIPOC Teachers and Librarians
New York Time – Wirecutter. Jackie Reeve. November 2020
What White Colleagues Need to Understand.
Clarice Brazas & Charlie McGeehan. Tolerance.org. 2020
My Name, My Identity Campaign
Santa Clara County Office of Education.
How Do We Teach “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Honestly Confront Racism? DJ Cashmere. Yes! 2019
10 books besides ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ that tackle racial injustice
Joshua Barajas. PBS News Hour. 2019
When kids make racist comments.
Momentous Institute. Nov 27, 2017
Dismantling Racism Works. Web workbook
‘Dismantling Racism Works (dRworks) is pleased to offer our workbook and other resources. ‘
Ten quick ways to analyze childrens books for sexism and racism
Louise Derman-Sparks. Teaching for Change. 2012
It’s Time to Completely Ban the N-Word in Schools. Tyrone C. Howard. Education Week. 2019
If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it. The Undefeated. Brando Simeo Starkey. 2017
Race and Ethnicity
Race and ethnicity: How are they different? Erin Blakemore. National Geographic. 2019
When it comes to race and justice, ‘colour-blindness’ is not good enough. Selda Dagistanli. The Conversation. 2018
The problem with racial color blindness. Phil Mazzocco. TEDx. 2018
Color-Blindness Is Counterproductive
Adia Harvey Wingfield. The Atlantic. September 13 2015
Color blind or color brave? Mellody Hobson. TED talks. 2014
Blackness & Colorism
All Black Is Beautiful, But All Black Isn’t the Same
Marley K. Medium. September, 2020
The Origins of Colourism. Matthew Blackwell. Quilette. 2019
Robin DiAngelo on White Fragility. Good Ancester Podcast. Layla. F. Saad. Dec 2019
How white women use strategic tears to silence women of colour. Ruby Hamad. The Guardian. 2018
Anti-Racist Rather than Inclusive Parenting
Linda Oppenheim. Not in our town Princeton, June 7, 2020
How White Parents Can Talk To Their Kids About Race
NPR Life Kit. Michel Martin.
June 4, 2020
Racism in Switzerland: An expat’s perspective
Christine Worrell. SWI. 2018
When Antiracism Becomes Trauma
Jessica Isom MD MPH. Medium.com. Dec 29, 2020
Brene Brown with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be Antiracist
BreneBrown.com. Podcast. June 2020
Grief is a direct impact of racism: Eight ways to support yourself
Roberta K. Timothy. The Conversation. 2018
My Personal Experience of Racism in Switzerland
Rebecca Stevens A. Medium. June 2020
On Privilege and Black Lives Matter
Nanya Sudhir. Medium. June 2020
Hair stylist cyndia harvey explores the beauty of afro hair in a new short film
Steven Isacc-Wilson. i-D 2016
Black Lives Matter at School: An Uprising for Educational Justice by Jesse Hagopian & Denisha Jones. Dec, 2020
Wish We Knew What to Say: Talking with Children About Race by Dr Pragya Agarwal. Oct, 2020
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and you by Jason Reynolds. 2020
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. 2020
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi. 2019
White Fragility by Robin Diangelo. 2018
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. 2018
Why I’m no longer talking to White People About Race by Renni Eddo-Lodge. 2017
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehis. 2015
Anti-racist reading list
Protests, Policing, and Race
Cambridge University Press
RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN
Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time by Saira Mir. 2019
Ticheri a les cheveux crépus by Licia Chery. 2019
Comme un Million de Papillons Noirs by Laura Nsafou. 2018
Sulwe by Lupita N’yongo. 2019