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Anti-Racism Resources

Take Action

  1. Attend Protests! Boston area list
  2. Email and call government officials and council members to reallocate egregious police budgets towards education, social services, and dismantling racial injustice and inequality. Check out The People's Budget to learn more and find your legislator here.
  3. Join a Mutual Aid Network
  4. Support Black-owned businesses, more here
  5. Register to Vote!

Sign Petitions

  1. Hands Up Act
  2. We Are Done Dying
  3. Defund The Police
  4. National Action Against Police Brutality
  5. Justice for Ahmaud Arbery
  6. Justice for Belly Mujinga
  7. Justice for Tony McDade
  8. Justice for George Floyd
  9. Justice For Breonna Taylor
  10. Declare KKK a terrorist organization
  11. Justice for Rayshard Brooks
  12. Justice for Elijah Mcclain

Donate

  1. Black Lives Matter
  2. Bail Project
  3. Campaign Zero
  4. NAACP
  5. Color of Change
  6. ACLU

Join Groups

  1. Black Lives Matter
  2. Color of Change
  3. Movement for Black Lives
  4. Campaign Zero
  5. White Awake
  6. Showing Up For Racial Justice

Educate Yourself

Suggested Books

  1. White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo
  2. How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi
  3. Me and White Supremacy, by Layla F. Saad
  4. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In The Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander
  5. So You Want to Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo
  6. Racism without Racists: Colorblind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States, by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
  7. Two Faced Racism: Whites in the Backstage and Frontstage, by Leslie Picca and Joe Feagin
  8. How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy and the Racial Divide, by Crystal Fleming
  9. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You, by Jason Reynolds
  10. Why I’m No longer Talking to White People About Race, by Reni Eddo-Lodge⁣⁣⁣
  11. I’m Still Here, by Austin Channing Brown
  12. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  13. When They Call You a Terrorist, by Patrisse Khan-Cullors, asha bandele, foreword by Angela Davis
  14. The Racial Contract, by Charles Mills

More suggested reading lists

  1. Seattle Times
  2. Business Insider
  3. New York Times
  4. Boston.com

Books for children

  1. New York Times
  2. Insider

Movies, Documentaries, and Series

  1. Just Mercy
  2. 13th
  3. I Am Not Your Negro
  4. The Hate U Give
  5. Reconstruction: America After the Civil War, Series by PBS
  6. Dear White People, a Netflix Series
  7. 12 Free Documentaries And Shows About Black History And Racism In America

Podcasts

  1. Show About Race
  2. Seeing White
  3. Throughline, NPR
  4. Speaking of Racism
  5. Teaching Tolerance, to help teachers and schools educate children

Articles

  1. Racism is Killing the Planet, by Hop Hopkins from the Sierra Club
  2. Black and Brown People have been Protesting for years. It's White People Who Are Responsible for What Happens Next. By Savala Trepczynski from Time Magazine
  3. On Being Comfortable with Discomfort, Tiffany Jewell explains what it means to be anti-racist
  4. Climate Change Isn’t the First Existential Threat, by Mary Annaïse Heglar
  5. I’m a black climate expert. Racism derails our efforts to save the planet. By Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
  6. When black people are in pain, white people just join book clubs, by Tre Johnson

More Resources

  1. Comprehensive List
  2. How to Support Racial Justice in Massachusetts
  3. Critical Resistance: an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex
  4. Anti-Racist Resources from Greater Good
  5. Tools for Racial Justice
  6. Community Change Inc.
  7. 12 Anti-racist activists to follow on social media
  8. Whites Confronting Racism
  9. Justice in June
  10. ASO Communications: Race Class Narrative Action

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