A List of Resources to Better Understand Systemic Racism, Racial Justice, and Other Issues

Below is an ongoing selective list of resources for sparking conversations about systemic racism and racial justice. The resources are a combination of online articles, books, videos, campaigns, and more. Please use them as you continue to seek opportunities for solace, healing, and education. If there are any resources you would like to share, please email them to lucia.rodriguez@unsdsn.org.

 

READ

Articles:

Books:

Guides:

STEM Readings:

 

 

WATCH

Short Films and Discussions:

TV Series:

  • When They See Us, a Netflix miniseries from Ava DuVernay about the Central Park Five

Movies:

  • Do the Right Thing, a film combining humor and drama with memorable characters while tracing the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn
  • Fruitvale Stationa film with Michael B. Jordan about the killing of Oscar Grant
  • Selmaa film that chronicles the marches of the Civil Rights Movement
  • I Am Not Your Negro, a documentary envisioning the book James Baldwin was never able to finish
  • 13th, a Netflix documentary from Ava DuVernay exposing racial inequality within the criminal justice system
  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, a film directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor based on the memoir and true story of William Kamkwamba
  • The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, a film re-examining the 1992 death of transgender legend Marsha P. Johnson

 

 

EDUCATE

All Ages:

For Kids:

 

TAKE ACTION

Campaigns and Petitions:

Fund Movements:

Organizations:

 

OTHER RESOURCES

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INEQUALITY: