The resources below have been compiled to help you unpack racism and oppression and to facilitate in aiding a community to do so as well. They will guide you in your own learning about childhood development, media, race, racism and other oppressions, as well as in being a parent, caregiver, or educator. Talking about race is not racist. It’s OK — and important. A lot of the resources below are helping to move us from a color-blind framework to building shared vocabulary around race to move us closer to justice.

“Until the killing of black men, black mothers’ sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a white mother’s son, we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens.”

― Ella Baker

We need an ecological approach to justice that includes inner work, interpersonal work, and intercultural systemic work—meaning, working within ourselves and between ourselves, and then working to change the systems that we’re living in.

― Rhonda Magee of “The Inner Work of Racial Justice”

Below, you will find resources for facing, feeling, understanding and responding to the suffering of racism. Please consider this a living document…one that will keep evolving!

Articles about Race and Racism

Books about Race and Racism

Resources for Mindfulness around Race and Oppression

Podcasts and Apps

Local Resources and Groups to Support Racial Justice