Antiracist Resources from Social Media, June 1, 2020

No matter how you learn best, there are myriad resources available to help approach, begin, continue, or deepen your antiracist journey.

Here are a few resources that have helped me recently, including information about original sources for further reading, listening, and learning:

 

IMG_41911. Are your kids too young to talk about race? A look at the research, from a study by the Children’s Community School, designed by @pretty_good_design and shared by @theconsciouskid

IMG_41832. A Guide to White Privilege. A simple, graphic explanation of white privilege, a term that is often misused and misunderstood, created by @courtneyahndesign and shared by @i_weigh

IMG_41843. What is White Culture? Some basic information about White Culture, and ways that white supremacy has become a staple in everyday life without most white people noticing, from @theconsciouskid

IMG_41864. Antiracist reading bookstack. A graphic of widely-recommended antiracist texts, created by Jane Mount and shared by the brilliant @ibramxk

IMG_41935. Covert and Overt White Supremacy. A chart of common expressions of white supremacy, both overt and covert, originally created by Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence, adapted and shared by @theconsciouskid

IMG_41876. Anatomy of an Ally. What does it take to be an ally? What does an ally look like and act lke? One of many beautiful and informative illustrations from artist @ohhappydani

IMG_41947. “I don’t know enough.” What it really means when we, white people, say “I don’t know enough about race to say anything”, regardless of our intent. Thoughts by Robin DiAngelo, shared by @theconsciouskid

IMG_41828. Questions for non-black people to consider. Honest questions to ask yourself about your reactions, your behaviors, and your next steps, written by @tidalectics and shared by @theconsciouskid

IMG_41909. 8 Lessons about racism that were helpful to me as a white person.  Reflections and experiences shared by a white woman working through her antiracist journey, from @jenerous

IMG_419210. Dear White Teachers. A reminder about the critical (and dangerous) role of white teachers, and link to an Education Post article with more information (Teachers Must Hold Themselves Accountable for Dismantling Racial Oppression), from @musingsfromthemiddleschool


I share resources often in my Instagram stories and save them to be found easily in the Antiracist Work highlight, as a way to amplify the voices and expertise of leaders in the field that can help us all to learn and grow. THANK YOU to the thought leaders that create and share these resources.

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