Healing Racism and Ways to be of Service to the Black Community In This Time of Need, Deborah Eden Tull, June 15, 2020
America, This Is Your Chance, Michelle Alexander, New York Times, June 8, 2020
Slow Murder, Heather Berthoud, June 2, 2020
How to help your Black friends and your non-Black friends today, Kat Vellos, June 2, 2020
Bryan Stevenson on the Frustration Behind the George Floyd Protests, Isaac Chotine, June 1, 2020
10 Habits of Someone Who Doesn’t Know They’re Anti-Black, Cicely Blain, Strategem blog, May 31, 2020
The Untold, Ruth King, May 29, 2020
Violence Against Asian Americans Is on the Rise—But It’s Part of a Long History, Andrew R. Chow, Time, May 11, 2020
Your Liberation Is on the Line, Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Lion’s Roar, February 2, 2020
What’s My Complicity? Talking White Fragility With Robin DiAngelo, Adrienne van der Valk and Anya Malley, Summer 2019
For Our White Friends Desiring to Be Allies, Courtney Ariel, Sojourner’s, August 16, 2017
Facing My White Privilege, Tara Brach, Lion’s Roar, June 21, 2016
Podcasts, Movies, Apps
Seeing White – Scene on Radio podcast ~ tells stories exploring human experience and American society.
~ Just what is going on with white people? Police shootings of unarmed African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists. The renewed embrace of raw, undisguised white-identity politics. Unending racial inequity in schools, housing, criminal justice, and hiring. Some of this feels new, but in truth it’s an old story.
~ Why? Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for?
~ Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen took a deep dive into these questions, along with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika, in this brilliant fourteen-part documentary series.
Antiracism Meditation: Created through the lens of a Black and a White teacher, Antiracism Meditation includes an EP and journal questions were designed to support people of all races seeking to be true allies. The EP includes three meditations – allyship, racism and loving kindness. The project is live on Spotify, AppleMusic, Soundcloud and Insight Timer, Iman Gibson and Tori Lund, July 15, 2020.
River City Drumbeat – Movie Screenings: powerful story of music, love, and legacies set in the American South. Questions/Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
See Through Unconscious Bias | Bonus Meditation with Sebene Selassie, Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris, June 12, 2020
Notice the Rage; Notice the Silence, Resmaa Menakem, On Being with Krista Tippett, June 4, 2020
How to be an Anti-racist, Ibram X. Kendi, listen to Ibram’s interview with Brené Brown, June 3, 2020
Meditation. For Us, By Us, Liberate Meditation app for the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color community,
The BIPOC Project aims to build authentic and lasting solidarity among Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC), in order to undo Native invisibility, anti-Blackness, dismantle white supremacy and advance racial justice.
White Awake: Waking ourselves for the benefit of all, White Awake combats white supremacy by focusing on educational resources and spiritual practices designed to engage people who’ve been socially categorized as “white” in the creation of a just and sustainable society.
Showing Up for Racial Justice, SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals working to undermine white supremacy and to work for racial justice. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.
Education For Racial Equity is a cross-racial and inter-generational non-profit organization committed to illuminating and dismantling the system of white supremacy, globally. Guided by the principles of both Anti-Racism and Anti-Racist activism, we take a multi-faceted approach to systemic change. ERE creates opportunities to develop awareness of the nature and function of whiteness/white supremacy, its impact on all peoples, and how it intersects with other systems of oppression. Our intention is to support integrated and embodied change within ourselves and those who work with us.
Ruth King, insight meditation teacher, emotional wisdom author and life coach – helps thought leaders become more mindful of racism, its impact, and our potential. Website: home of the Mindful of Race Training Program – a call to groups and organizations committed long-term to developing racial self-awareness, mindful leadership, and cultures of belonging.
Milagros Phillips, speaker, author, coach, creator of Race Demystified; Ongoing Workshop: Healing from Racial Trauma
Books and Resources
Alexander, Michelle, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Coates, Ta-Nehisi, Between the World and Me
DiAngelo, Robin, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
Howard, Gary R., We Can’t Teach What We Don’t Know: White Teachers, Multiracial Schools (Multicultural Education Series)
Irving, Debby, Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the Story of Race
Johnson, Kate, Radical Friendship: Seven Ways to Love Yourself and Find Your People in an Unjust World
Kaur, Valerie, See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love
Kendi, Ibram X., How to Be an Antiracist
Kendi, Ibram X., Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
King, Ruth, Mindful of Race – Transforming Racism from the Inside Out
Lama Rod Owens, Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger
Manuel, Zenju Earthlyn, The Way of Tenderness: Awakening through Race, Sexuality, and Gender
Menakem, Resmaa, My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies
California Newsreel, “Race: the Power of an Illusion” (film series)
Pax Christi Anti-Racist Team, Building Accountable Relationships with Communities of Color (online resource)
Parker, Rev. Dr. Rebecca, “Not Somewhere Else, But Here” (essay)
Powell, John a, Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society
Selassie, Sebene, You Belong: A Call for Connection
Stevenson, Bryan, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Trepagnier, Barbara, Silent Racism: How Well-Meaning White People Perpetuate the Racial Divide
Washam, Spring, A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment
Wilkerson, Isabel, Caste (Oprah’s Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents
Williams, Rev. angel Kyodo and Lama Rod Owens with Jasmine Syedullah, Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation
Willis, Jan, Dreaming Me: Black, Baptist, and Buddhist ― One Woman’s Spiritual Journey
Yang, Larry, Awakening Together: The Spiritual Practice of Inclusivity and Community