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Below is a list of resources and connections relevant to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including reading lists, podcasts, video and film series and organizations to enhance your understanding and support critical-thinking around diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

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American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix

Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent

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

Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent

Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix

Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent

I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent or on Kanopy

If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu

Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent for free in June in the U.S.

King In The Wilderness — HBO

See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix

Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent for free in June in the U.S.

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent

The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Available to rent for free

When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

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

Justice League NYC: Twitter | Instagram + Gathering For Justice: Twitter | Instagram

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

The Movement For Black Lives (M4BL): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

MPowerChange: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook 

Muslim Girl: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

NAACP: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

National Domestic Workers Alliance: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

RAICES: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook 

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

SisterSong: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

United We Dream: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Parenting Forward podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt’

Fare of the Free Child podcast
1619 (New York Times)

Code Switch (NPR)

Intersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast

Pod For The Cause (from The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights)

Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)

Seeing White

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique W. Morris

Not Quite Not White: Losing and Finding Race in America by Sharmila Sen

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins

We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation by Jeff Chang

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

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

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

The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? Police Violence and Resistance in the United States, edited by Joe Macaré, Maya Schenwar, and Alana Yu-lan Price

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community by Mia Birdsong

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work
by Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator)

America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America (Paperback)
by Jim Wallis, Bryan Stevenson (Foreword by)

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

Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-first Century by Roberts, Dorothy, 2011

Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Kendi, Ibram X., 2016

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by DiAngelo, Robin J., 2018

Locking up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by Forman, James, 2017

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Angelou, Maya, 2015

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Cooper, Brittney C., 2018

Heavy: An American Memoir by Laymon, Kiese, 2018

The Fire Next Time by Baldwin, James, 1993

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Lorde, Audre, 2007

Between the World and Me by Coates, Ta-Nehisi, 2015

The Fire This Time by Kenan, Randall, 2007

The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Baptist, Edward E., 2014

The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, From Womb to Grave, in the Building of A Nation by Berry, Daina Ramey, 2017

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-enslavement of of Black Americans From the Civil War to World War II by Blackmon, Douglas A., 2008

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Alexander, Michelle, 2012

The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America by Muhammad, Khalil Gibran, 2011

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Rothstein, Richard Book – 2017

The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit by Sugrue, Thomas J., 1996

A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History by Theoharis, Jeanne, 2018

Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy by Dudziak, Mary L. , 2000

Too Heavy A Load: Black Women in Defense of Themselves, 1894-1994 by White, Deborah G., 1999

When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America by Giddings, Paula, 1996

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America by Hinton, Elizabeth Kai, 2016

Are Prisons Obsolete? by Davis, Angela Y., 2003

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Stevenson, Bryan, 2014

Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Berman, Ari, 2015

Antiracism: An Introduction by Zamalin, Alex, 2019

How To Be An Antiracist by Kendi, Ibram X., 2019

The Wellbeing Handbook for Overcoming Everyday Racism: How to Be Resilient in the Face of Discrimination and Microagressions by Cousins, Susan, 2019

The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement by Horace, Matthew, 2018

Chokehold: Policing Black Men by Butler, Paul, 2017

Citizen: An American Lyric by Rankine, Claudia, 2014

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Cooper, Brittney C., 2019

Things That Make White People Uncomfortable by Bennett, Michael, 2018

Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners: books for children and young adults

31 Children's books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance

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