Resources


For Organizing, Social Justice Topics, Radical Orgs, & More

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

White Fragility

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

CLAIM

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.

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!