Anti-Racism/Anti-Bias Resources

To start – A few top anti-racism resources for kids and adults:

Below are many more resources on how families can understand and work to overcome racism in America, specifically centered on anti-black racism and white supremacy.

For Children

For Adults

Take Action
Racist Seattle Businesses

Black-Owned Etsy Shops

Intentionalist: Database of diverse-owned small businesses 

Black Wall Street app

26 Ways to be in the Struggle Beyond the Streets

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Text FLOYD to 55156 to demand all four officers involved with Floyd’s death be charged and arrested

Call DA Michael Freeman at 612-324-4499 to demand all four officers be charged and arrested

Contact your congresspeople and ask them to support Reps Pressley and Omar’s resolution condemning police brutality

Donate
Black Visions Collective

Reclaim the Block

Know Your Rights Camp

Minnesota Freedom Fund

Official George Floyd Memorial Fund

Campaign Zero

Black Lives Matter

Communities United Against Police Brutality

I Run With Maud

NAACP Legal Defense Fund

ACLU

Black Mama’s Bail Out

Equal Justice Initiative

Duwamish Tribe Rent

Learn
Mapping Police Violence

African American History: From Emancipation to Present (Open Yale Course)

ReadAn Antiracist Reading List 

Listening to Black Voices Amid Murder, Violence, Protest, and Pandemic

Smithsonian – National Museum of African American History & Culture: Talking About Race

Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Struggling With This Very Painful Week

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

What Does It Mean To Be White? by Robin DiAngelo

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Divided Sisters by Midge Wilson and Kathy Russell

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

They Can’t Kill Us All by Wesley Lowery

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Fatal Invention by Dorothy Roberts

Locking Up Our Own by James Forman

The Miner’s Canary by Lani Guiner and Gerald Torres

The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon

Remember, No One is Coming to Save Us

The Average Black Family Would Need 228 Years to Build the Wealth of a White Family Today

How Seattle Gave Up on Busing and Allowed Its Public Schools to Become Alarmingly Resegregated

Showing Up for Racial Justice Resources

Coalition of Anti Racist Whites Resources
Listen
1619 (NYT)

About Race

Code Switch (NPR)

Intersectionality Matters! Hosted by Kimberle Crenshaw

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast

Pod For The Cause (Leadership Conf on Civil & Human Rights)

Pod Save The People (Crooked Media)

Seeing White

Parenting Forward podcast episode “Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt”

Fare of the Free Child Podcast

Watch
Mixed-ish (ABC)

13th (Netflix)

American Son (Netflix)

Dear White People (Netflix)

If Beale St Could Talk (Hulu)

King in the Wilderness (HBO)

See You Yesterday (Netflix)

The Hate You Give (Cinemax)

When They See Us (Netflix)

Just Mercy (YouTube, Amazon Prime)

Richard Rothstein: The Color of Law (YouTube)

Oregon’s Black Pioneers (YouTube)

Raising Anti Racist Kids (YouTube)

Abolitionist Teaching and the Future of Our Schools (YouTube)

Ijeoma and Ahamafule Oluo Juneteenth Conversation (KCLS Listen/Watch)

Local Organizations
Kids & Race – Recommended Resources

Shoreline Social Justice Book Group

2 local chapters – Showing Up for Racial Justice

Families of Color Seattle (FOCS) – connecting families and building community for POC and mixed-race families

Black Lives Matter – Shoreline