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Resources to Engage in Conversations About Race and Anti-Racism

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Training, Actions and Tools

Current Events around the Country

Podcasts

READ

Articles

STEM Readings

Books

Short Stories (Fiction and Non Fiction) Read by the Cornell Intergroup Dialogue Book Club

WATCH

Short Films

Full Length Movies (free)

Netflix/Other Film Services

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) on the Criminalization of African American and the U.S. Prison Boom
  • American Son (Kenny Leon)
  • Dear White People (Justin Simien)
  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol)
  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay)
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) – Hulu
  • King in the Wilderness – HBO

For rent

  • Black Power Mix tape: 1967-1975
  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu)
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler)
  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin documentary directed by Raoul Peck)
  • Selma (Ava DuVernay)
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) – Hulu with Cinemax

PRACTICE

TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT RACE

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

This list is mostly adapted from the University of Michigan which sourced it from the OUD DEI Team, U-M’s Development Professionals of Color, and Anti-Racism Educators. Thank you, Sheri Notaro (U of M), for sharing the University of Michigan resource list. Thanks also to Noliwe Rooks, Sara Xayarath Hernández, Adi Grabiner-Keinan, and Neema Kudva for contributing these ideas and lists.

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