Anti-Racism Resources


The Internet is overflowing with anti-racism resources. This list has been intentionally curated so as not to be overwhelming for its users. You are encouraged to follow up on other works by the authors/creators and follow the links in the websites listed here.

Criteria used for this list (not all resources match all criteria):

  • Authored/created by a respected authority on the topic, preferably African American

  • Accessible for all or specific ages

  • Includes a focus on what white people can do

  • New (March 2020ff)

*Recently added resources appear in red

Recorded Webinars

For Teens & Youth Groups

Videos for Teens (& Adults)​​

Curriculum Resources


Children's Books

  • All the Colors We Are: The Story of How We Get Our Skin Color by Katie Kissinger

  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

  • Daddy, There's a Noise Outside by Kenneth Braswell

  • Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman

  • Skin Again by bell hooks

  • Something Happened In Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice by Marianne Celano, Ph.D. and Marietta Collins, Ph.D. (Discussion Guide)

  • The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson

  • The Skin I'm In: A First Look at Racism

  • The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist by Cynthia Levinson


Books for Preschoolers

  • AntiRacist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi

  • Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children by Sandra L. Pinkney

  • We are Grateful Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell

Children's Books Read Aloud

Books for Teens & Preteens

  • Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes

  • Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library by Carole Boston Weatherford

  • Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

  • The March Triology by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

  • This Book Is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell

  • Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer - The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

A Comprehensive List of Books for All Ages from St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School in Washington, DC


Books for Adults

  • An Antiracist Reading List from Ibram X. Kendi

  • The ABC's of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences by Carolyn B. Hesel and Y. Joy Harris-Smith

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

  • Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the US by Lenny Duncan

  • How To Be An Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi (Discussion Guide)

  • How To Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide by Crystal Marie Fleming

  • Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out by Ruth King

  • So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

  • White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

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