Resources

Each month, we will be highlighting valuable resources for the community, so please be sure to check back regularly.
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  • Heads of the Colored People: Stories


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    With devastating insight and remarkable style, Nafissa Thompson-Spires explores what it means to come to terms with one's body, one's family, and one's future.
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  • Amend: The Fight for America


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    When the United States of America was founded, the ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to all people. These are the stories of the brave Americans who fought to right the nation’s wrongs and enshrine the values we hold most dear into the Constitution — with liberty and justice for all.
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  • Alt.Latino


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    This Land follows the United States Supreme Court case Sharp v. Murphy and discusses various native issues such as land rights, sovereignty issues, and the Indian Child Welfare Act.
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  • Disability Visibility


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    Activist Alice Wong brings together this urgent, galvanizing collection of contemporary essays by disabled people.
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  • A Nation of Women


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    Puerto Rican activist Luisa Capetillo advocates a workers’ revolution, forcefully demanding an end to the exploitation and subordination of workers and women.
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  • The Person You Mean to Be


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    The Person You Mean to Be is an evidence-based book about to battle biases, champion diversity and inclusion, and advocate for those who lack power and privilege.
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  • I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness


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    New York Times Bestseller From a leading voice on racial justice, I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness is an eye-opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female that exposes how white America’s love affair with “diversity” so often falls short of its ideals.
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  • We Are Everywhere


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    Through the lenses of protest, power, and pride, We Are Everywhere is an essential and empowering introduction to the history of the fight for queer liberation. Combining exhaustively researched narrative with meticulously curated photographs, the book traces queer activism from its roots in late-nineteenth-century Europe–long before the pivotal Stonewall Riots of 1969–to the gender warriors leading the charge today.
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  • Breathe: A Letter to My Sons


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    Breathe: A Letter to My Sons explores the terror, grace, and beauty of coming of age as a Black person in contemporary America and what it means to parent children in a persistently unjust world. READ→
  • Caste


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    Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. READ→
  • Between the World and Me


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    Between the World and Me, written by Ta-Nehisi Coates as a letter to his teenage son confronts the feelings, symbolism, and realities associated with being Black in the United States. READ→
  • So You Want to Talk About Race


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    In So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo guides readers of all races through subjects ranging from intersectionality and affirmative action to "model minorities" in an attempt to make the seemingly impossible possible: honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American life. READ→
  • How to Be an Antiracist


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    Kendi explores concepts of racism and offers proposals for anti-racist individual actions as well as systemic changes. READ→

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  • The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson


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    As she fights the tide of violence against trans women, activist Victoria Cruz probes the suspicious 1992 death of her friend Marsha P. Johnson.
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  • #Anne Frank: Parallel Stories


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    Actress Helen Mirren retraces Anne Frank's life through the pages of her diary, and through the lives of five woman who, as young girls, were also deported to concentration camps but escaped the Holocaust.
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  • Coded Bias


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    Coded Bias is a Netflix documentary that explores how machine-learning algorithms can perpetuate society's existing class-, race- and gender-biased inequities.
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  • A Secret Love


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    Falling in love in 1947, two women, Pat Henschel and pro baseball player Terry Donahue, begin a 65-year journey of love and overcoming prejudice.
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  • Crip Camp


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    Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution, is a documentary from Barack and Michelle Obama's production company, Higher Ground Productions, which tells the true story of how a summer camp for teenagers with physical and mental disabilities laid the groundwork for a civil rights victory.
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  • Becoming


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    The Netflix documentary Becoming is an intimate documentary looking at Michelle Obama's life, hopes and connection with others as she tours her book of the same name. WATCH→
  • 13th


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    13th is a Netflix documentary by director Ava DuVernay titled after the 13th Amendment which abolished slavery throughout the United States and ended involuntary servitude except as a punishment for conviction. The film is an in-depth look at the United State’s prison system which is disproportionately filled with African Americans and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality. WATCH→
  • Color blind or color brave?


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    "Color blind or color brave" is an engaging, persuasive talk by finance executive Mellody Hobson in which she makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring — makes for better businesses and a better society. WATCH→
  • How Racial Bias Works -- And How To Disrupt It


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    In the powerful Ted Talk, "How racial bias works -- and how to disrupt it," psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt explores how our biases unfairly target Black people at all levels of society -- from schools and social media to policing and criminal justice -- and discusses how creating points of friction can help us actively interrupt and address this troubling problem. WATCH→
  • Talking to Kids About Racism


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    Zoom conversation with Dr. Kira Banks, creator of Raising Equity, and Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race. WATCH→

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  • Alt.Latino


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    Alt.Latino is a spotlight on the world of Latinx arts and culture through music, stories and conversation.
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  • Asian Enough


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    From the Los Angeles Times, the hosts of this podcast invite guests to share personal stories and unpack identity on their own terms. They explore the vast diaspora across cultures, backgrounds and generations, and try to expand the ways in which being Asian American is defined.
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  • Making Gay History The Podcast


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    Hosted by Eric Marcus, Making Gay History The Podcast brings the largely hidden history of the LGBTQ civil rights movement to life through the voices of the people who lived it.
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  • The Stoop


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    The Stoop podcast explores stories from the Black diaspora that we don’t always share out in the open. Hosts Leila Day and Hana Baba start conversations about what it means to be Black, and how we talk about blackness in America, and globally. It’s a celebration of Black joy in all its diversity, with a mission to dig deeper into stories that we need to talk about.
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  • Our Body Politic


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    Created and hosted by award-winning journalist Farai Chideya, Our Body Politic is unapologetically centered on reporting on not just how women of color experience the major political events of today, but how they’re impacting those very issues.
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  • Come Through


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    Join host Rebecca Carroll for 15 essential conversations about race in a pivotal moment for America. LISTEN→
  • Pod Save the People


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    On the podcast Pod Save the People, DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with Sam Sinyangwe, Kaya Henderson and De’Ara Balenger. They offer a unique take on the news, with a special focus on overlooked stories and topics that often impact people of color. LISTEN→
  • 1619


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    “1619” is a New York Times audio series, hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones, that examines the long shadow of American slavery. LISTEN→
  • Code Switch


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    Hosted by journalists of color, the Code Switch podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. LISTEN→
  • Justice In America


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    A podcast for everyone interested in criminal justice reform— from those new to the system to experts who want to know more. Hosted by Dr. Clint Smith and Josie Duffy Rice. LISTEN→
Please submit resource suggestions to Co-Directors of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice: Sarah Huss (grades 7-12) or Toya Holiday (grades K-6).
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