This is a preliminary list of stories, thoughts and articles on anti-racism in North America. Our goal is to have our members add to this from their own study of resources. Please comment below and we will add based on your suggestions.
List of Anti-Racism Resources for White people compiled by filmmaker Sarah Sophie Flicker and activist Alyssa Klein: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/preview?pru=AAABcqT0Th0*6iiI_BhKTIqVJxcfwxPxVQ&fbclid=IwAR1d9ODq3bmNm5A3Hxee2FG2gCivGBBAVrdzwFiUDGBTI5lK6ZmoMeMR4rQ
Black Lives Matter “What Matters” page containing short videos on important topics: https://blacklivesmatter.com/whatmatters/
Racial Equity Tools is a site founded devoted to providing resources to anti-discrimination advocates and seekers of change: https://www.racialequitytools.org/home. The resources they offer include the full original article by Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw on Intersectionality https://www.racialequitytools.org/resourcefiles/mapping-margins.pdf
London School of Economics has offered a study guide to understand Critical Race Theory, providing a breakdown on why strucutural reform is necessary https://www.perlego.com/knowledge/study-guides/what-is-critical-race-theory/
A great article on the evolution of the Police Abolition movement from Transform Harm, created by Mariame Kaba, a resource website with the goal of ending violence and supporting transformative justice: https://transformharm.org/abolish-the-police-organizers-say-its-less-crazy-than-it-sounds/
Publications by the woman who began the movement toward prison and police abolition, Mariame Kaba, and founder of transformharm.org above: http://mariamekaba.com/publications/
Cineplex Odeon, movie distribution conglomerate in Canada, has released a library of films by Black filmmakers for free viewing on its site including Malcolm X, Us, Spiderverse and most powerfully The Hate You Give (a movie I recommend HIGHLY): https://store.cineplex.com/Product/363975
On a global level, The Criterion collection has done the same: https://www.criterionchannel.com/browse. Quick note, do not try to watch in Chrome. There are technical issues with the browser.
Interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, critically acclaimed author and thought-leader on race: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/why-ta-nehisi-coates-is-hopeful/id1081584611?i=1000476756446&l=fr
The Great Unlearn, an instagram feed started by Black feminist, Rachel Cargle, unpacking American ‘history’: https://www.instagram.com/thegreatunlearn/
Ways to help by donating time or money:
– A list of organizations in Canada where you can donate funds or time to assist in anti-racist objectives https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/anti-racism-organizations-canada/
– A single donation hub for 14 organizations including the NAACP, Black Lives Matter and the Black Voters Matter fund: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ab_mn
This is just the beginning. We look forward to watching this list grow.