I am a big fan of resources. Below are my favorite educational links on a variety of radical/social justice-related topics, from whiteness to emotional literacy and everything in between. I also post a lot of links on Pinterest!
Whiteness: Resources for Anti-Racists and Abolitionists
Many of these are lifted from my zine on whiteness, which is also a great resource!
Cultural Appropriation and Traditions
“7 Myths about Cultural Appropriation DEBUNKED!” video by Franchesca Ramsey on Decoded
“Coming out of the ‘Woo’ Closet: Facing Shame, Stigma, and Historical Trauma” by andi grace
“Conscious Ancestry for White People” by Francesca Nicole
The Citizen’s Handbook – Especially look under the ‘Community Projects Examples list
“Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism” by Dr. Robin DiAngelo
“My Dungeon Shook: Letter to my Nephew on the Hundredth Anniversary of Emancipation” by James Baldwin
“Transforming White Fragility into Courageous Imperfection” by Courtney E. Martin
“The Sugarcoated Language of White Fragility” by Anna Kegler
Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era by Michael Kimmel
“Getting Called Out: How to Apologize” video by Franchesca Ramsey
CLA(I)M by Lukayo Estrella
“How to Survive in Intersectional Feminist Spaces 101” by Saroful
“Towards a White Radical Identity” by Susan B. Goldberg and Cameron Levin
“Calling In: A Quick Guide on When and How” by Sian Ferguson
“For White People Who Want to Attend #BlackLivesMatter Protests” by Ashleigh Shackleford
“When You’re Accustomed to Privilege, Equality Feels Like Oppression” by Chris Boeskool
Trump Syllabus 2.0 – complete course readings on the rise of Trumpism in the U.S.
Video Clip from documentary The Color of Fear, “What it Means to Be American”
“Abolish Whiteness” talk by Noel Ignatiev
White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son by Tim Wise
Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority by Tim Wise
“Letter from a Birmingham Jail” by Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Guidelines for White People” compiled by many authors
Resources for Self-Education on Other Issues
“16 Books About Race That Every White Person Should Read” by Zeba Blay
The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics by George Lipsitz
Webcomic on Why Microaggressions Hurt by Alli Kirkham
“White Supremacy Culture” (talks specifically about white supremacy in the workplace and in organizations) by Tema Okun
Zines on intersectional feminism and whiteness by Nicole Kelly and Phoebe Unter
Code Switch podcast
My Whiteness Reader Pinterest Board
13th documentary by Ava DuVernay, available on Netflix, about the U.S. prison industrial complex and the new manifestation of Black enslavement
Actions and Organizations for White People
WhiteAccomplices.org, which outlines specific ways white people can actively fight for racial justice, written and reviewed by people of color
White Noise Collective + Resources (they do similar organizing of white folks like AWARE-LA but are based in the Bay Area and on the east coast. Their resource is huge and very comprehensive!)
AWARE-LA’s Saturday Dialogues – a model for creating a discussion group on race and whiteness.
Showing Up for Racial Justice – SURJ has a Santa Cruz Chapter!