“In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.” - Angela Y. Davis

Anti-Racism Resources

Updated November 24, 2020

AFP SPECIFIC RESOURCES

Black Philanthropy in America

Diverse Communities and Affinity Group

Diverse Communities Scholarship Program

Fellowship in Inclusion in Philanthropy

Our Right to Heal

The Issue of Racism in the Fundraising Profession

Truth-Telling Before Reconciliation:  A Conversation with Bryan Stevenson

Unconscious Bias in Fundraising

While It Matters

 

ARTICLES

9 Phrases Allies Can Say Instead of Getting Defensive

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Don’t Talk About Implicit Bias Without Talking About Structural Racism

Guide to Allyship

How to Talk About Race

The Anti-Racism Starter Kit

The Subtle Linguistics of Polite White Supremacy

NAACP Criminal Justice Fact Sheet

Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap

White Privilege:  Unpacking the Invisible Napsack

 

BOOKS

A Bound Woman is a Dangerous Thing:  The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland
by Damaris Hill

An African American and Latinx History of the United States
by Paul Ortiz

Between the World and Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Citizen:  An American Lyric
by Claudia Rankine

Dying of Whiteness:  How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland
by Jonathan Metzi

Hood Feminism:  Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot 
by Mikki Kendall

How to Be an Antiracist
by Ibram X. Kendi

Just Us:  An American Conversation
by Claudia Rankine

Me and White Supremacy:  Combat Racism, Change the World and Become a Good Ancestor
by Layla Saad and Robin Diangelo

Reclaiming Our Space:  How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets
by Feminista Jones

So You Want to Talk About Race
by Ijeoma Oluo

Solitary
by Albert Woodfox

Stamped:  Racism, Antiracism and You
by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

The Autobiography of Malcolm X
by Malcolm X

The Color of Law:  A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
by Richard Rothstein 

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

They Can’t Kill Us All:  The Story of the Struggle for Black Lives
by Wesley Lowrey

They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us
by Hanif Abdurraqib

The Fire Next Time
by James Baldwin

This Book is Anti-Racist:  20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action and Do the Work
by Tiffany Jewell and Aurelia Durand

Unapologetic:  A Black, Queer and Feminist Mandate for Our Movement
by Charlene A. Carruthers

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

White Fragility:  Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
by Robin Di Angelo

White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color
by Ruby Hamad

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria
by Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D.

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
by Reni Eddo-Lodge


BLACK OWNED BOOKSTORES

Beyond Barcodes Bookstore

Black Stone Bookstore and Cultural Center

Brain Lair Books

Dare Books

For Keeps Books

Harambee Books

Harriet’s Bookshop

Loyalty Books

Mahogany Books

Mocha Books

Revolution Books

Sankofa

Semicolon Bookstore

Sisters Uptown Bookstore

The Listening Tree

The Lit

Underground Books

 

LGBTQ POC ORGs

Anti-Violence Project

Casa Ruby

Center for Black Equity

House of GG

LGBTQ Freedom Fund

Marsha P. Johnson Institute

National Black Justice Coalition

SNaPCo

TGI Justice Project

Trans Justice Funding Project 

Youth Breakout

PODCASTS

1619

Black Like Me

Code Switch

Intersectionality Matters

Momentum:  A Race Forward Podcast

On Point Radio – Oklahoma to Incorporate 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre into Statewide Curriculum

Pod for the Cause

Pod Save the People

Reveal (from the Center for Investigative Reporting)

Seeing White

The Secret Lives of Black Women

 

ORGANIZATIONS/RESOURCES/PLACES TO DONATE

A New Way of Life

Antiracism Project

Black Lives Matter

Black Visions Collective

Campaign Zero

Color of Change

Equal Justice Initiative

Justice for Breonna Taylor 

Know Your Rights Camp

NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Unicorn Riot

 

SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS TO FOLLOW

Black Girl Mixtape

Check Your Privilege

Rachel Cargle

The Loveland Foundation

Where Change Started

 

WHAT TO WATCH

13th

A Conversation with My Black Son

Christian Cooper on the View

Freedom Riders

Fruitvale Station

How to Deconstruct Racism One Headline At a Time

I Am Not Your Negro

Malcolm X

Selma

The Black Panthers:  Vanguard of the Revolution

The Black Power Mixtape

The Murder of Fred Hampton

Time, The Kalief Browder Story

When They See Us

Where Do We Go From Here?

Whose Streets?