"It's really important if you care about these issues and care about ending racism in our society then you familiarise yourself with the ways in which race has shaped our society." - Reni Eddo-Lodge
We all need to be committed to learning, praying, self-reflection and having those uncomfortable conversations that will help to deepen understanding and break down barriers, in order to work together to fight the injustices in our society.
We hope these resources will help you in your anti-racism education. Please feel free to share any resources you've found useful in the comments below!
The Origin of Race in the USA
Jim Crow and America's Racism Explained
Akala deconstructs race, class, and Britain's modern myths
The Windrush Generation Explained
James Baldwin debates racial injustice, at Cambridge University in 1965
A Simple Question About Race
Angela Davis: How Does Change Happen?
Anti-Racist Jane Elliott on Fighting Racism
The UK’s Windrush Generation
Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary: Post Traumatic Slave Disorder
The Economic Legacy of Racism - Professor Sandy Darity
What Were Africans Doing in 1492?
Emma Watson Interviews Reni Eddo Lodge, author of Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
Deconstructing White Privilege with Dr. Robin DiAngelo
Black and British Migration by David Olusoga
The Legacy of Colonization by Dr Arikana Chihombori Quao
The Gay Civil Rights Activist
James Baldwin - Racism, Homophobia and the Church
Dr Robin DiAngelo discusses ‘White Fragility’
Who Were the Black Panthers? US History Review
Dr. Maya Angelou - I Am Human
Apartheid Explained: Global History Review
Aboriginal History - Intergenerational Trauma Animation
Still I Rise by Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou, We Wear The Mask
Music to spark discussions on race
2pac - Changes
Childish Gambino - This Is America
Dave – Black
Ain't Got No, I Got Life - Nina Simone (1968)
Michael Jackson – They Don’t Really Care About Us
Otis Redding - A Change Is Gonna Come
Marvin Gaye – What’s Going on?
Solange – Don’t Touch My Hair
Detroit Spinners - Ghetto Child (1973)
Nicole C. Mullen - Black, White, Tan
India Arie - I am not my hair
Beyoncé – Bigger
Black or White – Michael Jackson
Written by Deanna Davis. Deanna is SCM's Administration Assistant and is also studying part-time at Newman University.
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