During the summer of 2020, we created this page as a space to organize the many links to great anti-racist resources that were being shared on social media. Now that things have gotten quieter, it can be more difficult to find these kinds of resources, so we have preserved this page as a place to keep referring back to. 

Our message from June 12, 2020:

 

Black Lives Matter. Period.

At this moment in history, even amidst the loss and uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, nothing else feels as urgent as this movement, and it is important for us to pause our usual social media activities so that we can focus on bearing witness to what is happening and doing what we can for the Black Lives Matter movement.

We have been compiling a list of links to resources on our website (https://www.speechoffire.org/blm-antiracist-resources), including:
-links to leading organizations in the Black Lives Matter movement

-articles on anti-racism
-lists of anti-racist resources
-some theatre resources, including lists compiled by American Theatre of black theatre companies and relevant plays
-things to watch, listen to, and read

Between all the lists of resources within our list, there is a LOT there, but we’ll continue adding to it. Feel free to let us know of other important resources to add. Personally, we are finding the page helpful as we try to keep track of lasting, high-quality resources to keep coming back to while also keeping up to date with the barrage of news.

 

Over the years, we've found that harnessing the power of Shakespeare's language provides an outlet for whatever grief and pain we may be feeling, leading us perhaps toward some kind of meaning, however imperfect. In that spirit, we have shared in our social media, and on our home page, five quotes from Shakespeare’s plays that have sprung to mind this week. They resonate deeply with us right now, and perhaps they may with others, in this time of swirling grief, anger, and hope.

-Lauren and Michael

RESOURCES

Don’t know what to do?

Find out from leaders of this movement:

Black Lives Matter

https://blacklivesmatter.com/

 

The NAACP

https://www.naacp.org/

 

The Southern Poverty Law Center

https://www.splcenter.org/

 

Campaign Zero

https://www.joincampaignzero.org/#vision

8 Can't Wait (from Campaign Zero)

https://8cantwait.org/?fbclid=IwAR18HWNm2_k85ENAsqF1aBTLdK3wR-aaVSItXyngE8qUQUVA8DSGZNhElX4

Equal Justice Initiative

https://eji.org/

The Bail Project

https://bailproject.org/after-cash-bail/

VOTE! AT ALL LEVELS!

www.vote.gov

 

 

 

A Starting Point: Thinking About Implicit Bias

A Conversation on Hidden Bias Part 1: Introduction and Howard J. Ross Presentation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th5zZuFvXnA

A Conversation on Hidden Bias Part 2: Rene Redwood Presentation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwiHFJBm9zY&feature=emb_logo

 

 

Articles

 

What it really means to be an anti-racist, and why it's not the same as being an ally 

https://www.businessinsider.com/what-is-anti-racism-how-to-be-anti-racist-2020-6?fbclid=IwAR1DYImBceV6eZU7wfcOROXEiLLZwzvNMCCSyY0uQ0tSzKjnjnrkh-el0O0

Research-based solutions to stop police violence

(from Campaign Zero Co-Founder Samuel Sinyangwe)

https://twitter.com/samswey/status/1180655701271732224?s=12

"How to support Black Lives Matter, wherever you are”

https://www.timeout.com/things-to-do/how-to-support-black-lives-matter

 

SOCIAL CHANGE: EVERYONE HAS A ROLE TO PLAY

(#useyourprivilege #unlearnracism)

https://medium.com/@alterrellmfmills/social-change-everyone-has-a-role-to-play-useyourprivilege-unlearnracism-69051138d0de

11 Things You Can Do To Help Black Lives Matter End Police Violence

https://www.teenvogue.com/story/support-the-black-lives-matter-movement

115 Ways to Donate in Support of Black Lives and Communities of Color​

https://nymag.com/strategist/article/where-to-donate-for-black-lives-matter.html?fbclid=IwAR1jyk8s8a8d3zT5duKYg6xMPaGTl9MtbNnuxSVA-1drXMeAjGPwsIZQJyo

Here’s What You Can Do to Demand Justice for Black Lives and Support Protestors Right Now

https://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/a32711399/how-to-help-black-lives-matter-support-protestors/

How to support Black Lives Matter and the protests against police brutality

https://www.polygon.com/2020/6/2/21278117/how-to-support-black-lives-matter-george-floyd-protests-donate-volunteer-police-brutality

6 ways to be antiracist, because being 'not racist' isn't enough

https://mashable.com/article/how-to-be-antiracist/

How the GI Bill's Promise Was Denied to a Million Black WWII Veterans

https://www.history.com/news/gi-bill-black-wwii-veterans-benefits?fbclid=IwAR11dgSDRXnlJ3o66KV7CCCKhoMh710Yc99JSSSdFuilmZgoXwuBFJ4vFB8

Confessions of a Former Bastard Cop

https://medium.com/@OfcrACab/confessions-of-a-former-bastard-cop-bb14d17bc759

10 things every white teacher should know when talking about race

https://thecornerstoneforteachers.com/truth-for-teachers-podcast/10-things-every-white-teacher-know-talking-race/?fbclid=IwAR1e8AOIbH8mFUvJWjuMFp72b_5fzKf-TBBNqDkspBcYZCmYaFqZ0dAqJUE

"Bias"

National Museum of African American History and Culture

https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race/topics/bias?fbclid=IwAR3OwF2b0yTDmcG7gkU1tBs9vlgHCpnJCA3T00KatWv3DyXsOW0wrVpQZok

Suggested Competencies for White Allies & Change Agents

Kathy Obear, Center for Transformation & Change

https://drkathyobear.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Competencies-for-White-Allies-and-Change-Agents.wascourse.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0rn2_gjcy_fUxI9_uDaJcIJj4ewU3CJbUP5Pur7PKibX_OXLtC-haLA2U

ANTIRACISM FOR WHITE FOLKS: A starting place

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PyG1V1P_oHCCO94ndAu0fFb2cA6YghGB/view?fbclid=IwAR0p5AytgoAlBcv-Ik3WpM6NEvFGdITG-RF4PDs7a3M4pmY2nX3jdWJEvsA

 

Interrupting Bias: Calling Out vs. Calling In

http://www.racialequityvtnea.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Interrupting-Bias_-Calling-Out-vs.-Calling-In-REVISED-Aug-2018-1.pdf

 

 

Lists of Resources

Anti-Racism Resources

Where to start & how to continue..

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Fi7A4CZN7fmub-aq_t0D7aU7QEQKgmAIfYtZpP6aa5c/edit?fbclid=IwAR0gnJpaZhE2Zs0uIHKpVCuVbc7oUpY1W-aKD5ZD9v-67h5WG6QePIlEz2E

 

Scaffolded Anti-Racist Resources

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PrAq4iBNb4nVIcTsLcNlW8zjaQXBLkWayL8EaPlh0bc/mobilebasic?fbclid=IwAR12BG02Ie1aGEvdXPkoaKvLpsjvdYvt0f1jQsPsdd-L_S-oe6_5nJ86log

Anti-racism resources

Document compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein in May 2020.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/preview?pru=AAABcntJB_8*cKyKQ5LZ8liQDOChzHsXyA

21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

https://www.eddiemoorejr.com/21daychallenge

 

artEquity alumni community’s Resources for Anti-Racist Action June 2020

https://docs.google.com/document/d/13Q3asua1tpQODPJiTXqN_ERJFBlBn7g2oCHzX3o2Ab4/edit 

 


Justice in June

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1H-Vxs6jEUByXylMS2BjGH1kQ7mEuZnHpPSs1Bpaqmw0/mobilebasic?fbclid=IwAR30Og9WaNvUKNReqSgkWJxxidnxFGboTPHkg7oBKhcj3-ROnatxUYUS0u4

 

A Detailed List of Anti-Racism Resources

Book, movie recommendations, and more

Katie Couric

https://medium.com/wake-up-call/a-detailed-list-of-anti-racism-resources-a34b259a3eea

Racial Justice, A List of Resources for White People Who Are Not on Twitter 24 Hours a Day

https://kingofstates.com/2020/06/01/racial-justice-a-list-of-resources-for-white-people-who-are-not-on-twitter-24-hours-a-day/?fbclid=IwAR2wBKkbNWAsGE1-hTaX492tWy8jpkHDQ9Ceug03wFsFZJqlnrv_S7n80v0

SUPPORT BLACK PEOPLE Masterdoc

Includes:

Resources for Black (Trans)women & LGBT+ People,

Organizations/Bail Funds,

Protest Tips

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Mo2E-M9Bw57ndJrRVegxVhwhI11SWFNPQdQEFVyn02Q/preview?pru=AAABcrNk65I%2AuIYrJxEfQ_GnqYY8rWn6cw&fbclid=IwAR2DApNi_KNNwtnH88elKpYfbzPqcTqGjXA7as6pyMqpSwAJy5LBuP9x5tk

Anti-bias and anti-racism resources for teachers

https://thecornerstoneforteachers.com/anti-bias-and-anti-racism-resources-for-teachers/

 

Theatre Companies, Plays, and other Performing Arts Resources

 

 

Listen: How to Make Anti-Racist Theater

https://variety.com/2020/legit/news/listen-how-to-make-anti-racist-theater-1234629085/?fbclid=IwAR3UCyoZM1Gqeg95iashDartUZQXv53kYUdtiPDXa4PHElNS809ULcRgXCo

 

Black Theatres Across the U.S.

A listing of arts organizations dedicated to producing stage work about the African American and Black experience, and to developing artists and audiences of color.

BY CAITLYN HALVORSEN

https://www.americantheatre.org/2019/02/26/black-theatres-across-the-u-s/?fbclid=IwAR2kYL_fG6F5OE4pc0yrCcPU_p9_jLH2rNS6B-K2Z5_1rYDMZjiepUVwuB4

The Ferguson Theatre Syllabus

This is clearly a teaching moment about race and justice in the U.S. Here’s a list of plays—new and old, all of them eerily timely—that speak to this essential American struggle.

BY CLAUDIA ALICK, MEGAN SANDBERG-ZAKIAN

https://www.americantheatre.org/2014/12/17/the-ferguson-theatre-syllabus/

Decolonizing and Diversifying Performing Arts - Resources and Databases

https://www.momentumstage.org/decolonize?fbclid=IwAR3HeboRpVpZmGG00_Jv_HEzZqlZpgWc3gbaoN2LPo6TSxdSE5p70ZshyVI

Things to Read, Listen to, and Watch

Watch 13th

Now available on YouTube for free, as well as on Netflix

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krfcq5pF8u8&fbclid=IwAR1wsAvyZf5niu_VSPaEKxBPKPAVR9OtpSw37tQWVUvCcBOOJua6mT0iMVg

https://www.netflix.com/search?q=13th&jbv=80091741&jbp=0&jbr=0

29 Movies, Shows, and Documentaries to Watch to Educate Yourself on Racial Injustice

https://theeverygirl.com/movies-shows-documentaries-racial-injustice/?fbclid=IwAR1CWiR7iMWVDoces0PFVWuIlEa3fXxazGAeVV7ZdbPznfVEcb5nfRC4n44

10 Documentaries To Watch About Race Instead Of Asking A Person Of Colour To Explain Things For You

https://www.docplay.com/articles/10-documentaries-to-watch-about-race-instead-of-asking-a-person-of-colour-to-explain-things-for-you/?fbclid=IwAR1EjvmnwT7BJ1d0EbuhDMTGfBrgSk_3WI-NDk7zxhnMuuCFjhgM4GMeM2Y

"How to be an Antiracist"

Ibram X. Kendi at the Aspen Institute

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzuOlyyQlug

 

'There Is No Neutral':

'Nice White People' Can Still Be Complicit In A Racist Society 

Interview with Dr. Robin DiAngelo

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/09/873375416/there-is-no-neutral-nice-white-people-can-still-be-complicit-in-a-racist-society?utm_campaign=npr&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_term=nprnews&utm_medium=social&fbclid=IwAR1rTM10d-c7bnADViWK1_og7OQE3xrFwyERbNL2FSZsT_-FAmpJAynblgY&fbclid=IwAR1pwTraRQshnyRBsby2LBbcF5n82NUnA7zxcptjRLolmurtj668ZX11YKc&fbclid=IwAR1dsvK3EuSAz7NVJe6Wh0rlVaGWJHGSdUw2ePb1SOSpVM3nwSJvR3nJAfA

Dr. Robin DiAngelo discusses 'White Fragility'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45ey4jgoxeU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3Gb-296nzLRk95TLa5HDiOgRZ0Cto3Qb58wjx_UuoD9PnxqtBhH8nOPzw

Immaculate perception: Jerry Kang at TEDxSanDiego 2013 (on implicit bias)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VGbwNI6Ssk&feature=emb_logo

Verna Myers: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=uYyvbgINZkQ&feature=emb_logo

7 Anti-Racist Books Recommended by Educators and Activists 

https://nymag.com/strategist/article/anti-racist-reading-list.html

 

Several Antiracist Books Are Selling Out. Here's What Else Black Booksellers and Publishers Say You Should Read 

https://time.com/5846732/books-to-read-about-anti-racism/

Black history month Library

https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0Bz011IF2Pu9TUWIxVWxybGJ1Ync?fbclid=IwAR2vP4eo5yAk-Ftl8tD55Ei_8PF8ioqrH95B2-VTFbcavy22SHIn_iDWOBA

This is a time to be hopeful, and a time to change.

Speech of Fire

Theatre Company

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