Racial Justice and Healing Resources

History of Racism in America

Books:

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

The Blood of Emmit Till by Timothy B Tyson

The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill

An Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X

Between the Worlds and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Book List:

A list of 20 books by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Documentaries:

10 Documentaries to Watch about Race instead of Asking a Person of Colour to Explain Things For You

5 of the Most Powerful Documentaries on Systemic Racism that you can Stream Right Now

What Happened, Miss Simone?

Videos

Breakdown of  African American ecomonics

https://youtu.be/ZkedkvNn5V0

 

Tulsa's Black Wall Street massacre 1921

https://youtu.be/EO3Fxe4mDP4

Jan. 5, 1923 - Rosewood, Fla.,

https://youtu.be/6TXj90wvCT8

Resources to Heal the Community

Books:

Heal Thyself for Health and Longevity by Queen Afua

Sacred Woman by Queen Afua

Ritual by Malidoma Patrice Some

The Big Life Journal 

A Kid’s Book about Racism by Jelani Memory

My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Menakem

Emergent Strategy by Adrienne Marie Brown

Organizations: 

AFRO FLOW YOGA-Many thanks to Afro flow for helping me bulid this page

Founded by Leslie Salmon Jones and Jeff W Jones 
Experience live music, meditation, yoga and dance of the African Diaspora 
Connect with our Earth, Sky, and Heart in an inclusive and diverse circle of non-judgement

afroflowyoga.com

Girl Trek– Take a Walk, Join the Movement

Know Your Rights Camp – The Colin Kaepernik Legal Initiative

For Becoming a Better Advocate

Books:

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad

White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

How to Be Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

Waking Up White By Debbie Irving

Articles:

The 1619 Project Magazine

A List of Must Read books about Racism in USA Today

The Politics of Empathy and Race in Psychology Today

A History of Race and Racism in America in 24 Chapters in The New York Times

75 Things White People can do for Racial Justice in the Medium

Resource List:

Baratunde’s World-Saving Book

Anti-Racism Resources for White People

 

Videos:

Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable by Luvvie Ajay

A Debate Between James Baldwin and William Buckley on Aeon

How to be Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi 

George Floyd, Minneapolis Protests, Ahmaud Arbery & Amy Cooper by Trevor Noah

We Need to Talk about an Injustice by Bryan Stevenson

How to Deconstruct Racism one Headline at a Time by Baratunde Thurston

Organizations:

White Awake

An online platform with trainers and practitioners addressing the particularities of White racial socialization with tools and resources that prioritizes spiritual practice, emotional process, compassion and curiosity alongside historical analysis and intellectual rigor.