Resources

Below is a list of resources on various platforms compiled by our sisters that we feel amplifies BIPOC voices and educates those who are not aware of the struggle they face.

 

Articles

"Answering White People's Most Commonly Asked Questions about the Black Lives Matter Movement" by Courtney Martin (June 1, 2020)

"Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?" by Ibram X. Kendi (May 12, 2020)

Indigenous Peoples' Health Disparities from the Indian Health Service

"Black Women, the forgotten survivors of sexual assault" by Jameta Nicole Barlow, PhD, MPH (February, 2020)

"Black Women's Health Study" from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University

"The Health Care System and Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality" by Theresa Calhoub and Kelly Rimar (May 10, 2018)

"Health Disparities in HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and TB" from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Videos

"How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion": Peggy McIntosh at TEDxTimberlaneSchools

"Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives": Barbara Smith, Reina Gossett, Charlene Carruthers at Creating Change Conference

 

Books

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Kahn-Cullors, Asha Bandele, Angela Y. Davis (with a Discussion Guide)

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement by Barbara Ransby

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet

 

Podcasts

 

Film & TV Series

13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent
Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent for free in June in the U.S. (Youtube, Amazon prime etc.)