Against Racism Resources – Other Media


Admitting blindness: seeing my blind spots and trying to do better

Getting To We: Conversations for the World Yet to Be

Virtual Retreat/Conferences

Re-Release of “Know Justice, Know Peace: A Jesuit Antiracism Retreat

YWCA Stand Against Racism Conference 2020

An Examen for White Allies


Annie Reneau, “Late to Class.”


On Turning Us and them into We on Regina Brett Little Detours Podcast

Learning How to See: Episode 1 Why Can’t We See | October 5, 2020 Brian McLaren, Jacqui Lewis with Richard Rohr

Learning How to See: Episode 1 Why Can’t We See | October 5, 2020 Brian McLaren, Jacqui Lewis with Richard Rohr

TED Talks

We need to talk about injustice | Bryan Stevenson

“The Danger of a Single Story” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Why Microaggressions Aren’t So Micro | TEDx

What I am learning from my white grandchildren — truths about race | TED | “Race is not real, but race does matter.“
How to talk to children about race and to avoid colorblindness.

For Children/Teens

Hudson, Wade and Hudson, Cheryl Willis The Talk: Conversations About Race, Love and Truth. (Crown Books for Young Readers: New York, NY, 2020).

Faulkner, Matt, A Taste of Colored Water. (Simon & Schuster Books: New York, NY, 2008).

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development/Ad hoc Committee Against Racism, Everyone Belongs. (Loyola Press, 2019).


12 Years a Slave

13th: 2016, Netflix film about the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. | Watch the trailer at:

I am Not your Negro

Just Mercy, 2019.

Malcolm X



Reconstruction: America after the Civil War (2019)

Slavery by Another Name (2012)

The Black Church (2021)

Celebrate Soul on Think TV

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America


Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. (The New Press: New York, NY, 2010).

Carol Anderson, One person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy. (Bloomsbury Publishing: New York, NY, 2018).

Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. (Random House: New York, NY, 1969).

James Baldwin, The Fire Next Door. (The Dial Press: New York, NY, 1963).

Mehrsa Baradaran. The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap. (Belknap Press: Boston, MA, 2017).

Brittany K. Barnett, A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice and Freedom. (Crown Publishing 2020).

Edward Blum and Paul Harvey, The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America. (UNC Press: NC, 2012).

Austin Channing-Brown, I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. (Crown Publishing Group, New York, NY, 2018).

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me. (Speigel & Grau: New York, NY, 2015).

Te-Nehisi Coates, We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy. (One World: New York, NY, 2017).

James H. Cone, The Cross and the Lynching Tree. (Orbis Books: Maryknoll, NY, 2017).

Copeland, M. Shawn, ed. With LaReine-Marie Mosely and Albert Raboteau, Uncommon Faithfulness: The Black Catholic Experience. (Orbis Books: Maryknoll, N.Y, 2009).

Jeanine Cummins, American Dirt. (Flatiron Books: 2020). A novel about Mexican Immigration

Robin DiAngelo, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism. (Beacon Press: Boston, MA, 2018).

Matthew Desmond, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. (Broadway Books: New York, NY, 2017).

Kevin Dowd, Teaching Kids to Respect Others: Reflections, Activities, and Prayers on Bullying and Prejudice, (Twenty-third Publications: New London, CT, 2018).

Drew Hart, Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism. (Herald Press: NY 2016). Free downloadable study guide available here.

Ijeoma Iluo, So You Want to Talk about Race. (Seal Press: New York, NY, 2018).

Debbie Irvin, Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race. (Elephant Room Press, 2014).

Robert Jackson, Becoming the Educator They Need: Strategies, Mindsets and Beliefs for Supporting Male Black and Latino Students. (ASCD: Alexandria, VA, 2019).

Ibram X. Kendi, How to Be an Anti-Racist. (One World: New York, NY, 2019).

Ibram X. Kendi, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. (Nation Books: New York, NY, 2016).

Ruth King, Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out. (Sounds True: Louisville, CO, 2018).

Bettina L. Love, We Want to Do More than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom. (Beacon Press: Boston, MA, 2019).

Rhonda V. Magee, The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities through Mindfulness. (TarcherPerigee: New York, NY, 2019.)

Bryan N. Massingale. Racial Justice and the Catholic Church. (Orbis: Maryknoll, NY, 2010).

Resmaa Menakem, My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and The Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. (Central Recovery Press: Las Vegas, NV, 2017).

Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. (W. W. Norton & Co.: New York, NY, 2017).

Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. (Spiegel & Grau: New York, NY, 2014). Also a Film.

Beverly Tatum, Why are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? (Basic Books: 1997).

Damon Tweedy, M.D. Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine. (Picador: New York, NY, 2015).

Jim Wallis, America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America. (Brazos Press: Grand Rapids, MI, 2016).

Isabel Wilkerson, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent. (Penguin Random House: New York, NY, 2020).

Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns. (Random House: New York, NY, 2010).

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