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Staff Resource Guide

Guidance on How to Combat Anti-Black Racism

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Recommended Reading List
  • How To Be An Antiracist – by Ibram X. Kendi
  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation – by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness – by Michelle Alexander
  • Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements – by Charlene A. Carruthers
  • How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective – by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America – by Ibram X. Kendi (Audiobook available free on Spotify)
  • The Afro-Latin@ Reader: History & Culture in the United States – edited by Miriam Jiménez Román and Juan Flores
  • Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000 – by George Reid Andrews
  • Neither Enemies nor Friends: Latinos, Blacks, Afro-Latinos – by S. Oboler and A. Dzidzienyo
  • “20 Essential Black History Books: The Anti-Racist Reading List” – by Brea Baker (elle.com)
  • An Essential Reading Guide for Fighting Racism” – by Arianna Rebolini (buzzfeednews.com)
Educational Resources in the Media
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Educational Documentaries, Movies and Videos
  • “13th” – directed by Ava DuVernay (2019; Netflix)
  • “When They See Us” – directed by Ava DuVernay (2019; Netflix)
  • Dr. Joseph L. White Lecture featuring Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Central Park Five – presented by the UCI Cross-Cultural Center (2020)
  • “History of Race in America” – presention by Jeffery Robinson (2017)
  • “Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement” – directed by Laurens Grant (2016; YouTube)
  • “Do The Right Thing” – written and directed by Spike Lee (1989; Amazon Prime)
  • “Freedom Riders” – written and directed by Stanley Nelson Jr. (2010; Amazon Prime)
  • “Fruitvale Station” – written and directed by Ryan Coogler (2013; Amazon Prime)
  • “Seven Seconds” – created by Yeena Sud (2018; Netflix)
  • “I Am Not Your Negro” – directed by Raoul Peck (2016; Amazon Prime)
  • “Get Out” – written and directed by Jordan Peele (2017; YouTube or Amazon Prime)
  • “Whose Streets” – written and directed by Sabaah Folayan (2017; Hulu)
  • “1 Angry Black Man” – written and directed by Menelek Lumumba (2018; Trailer | VOD)
  • Black in Latin America” – presented by Henry Louis Gates Jr. (2011; PBS or Amazon Prime)
Teaching Kids to be Anti-Racist