Social Justice Resources

The following is a list of resources exploring racial justice. It is certainly not exhaustive.

What are you reading, watching and listening to? What resources are you utilizing? Please share. I will continue to build this list.


The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness – Michelle Alexander

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Race – Robin Diangelo

How to Be an Antiracist – Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijeoma Olup

Me and White Supremacy – Layla F. Saad

Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates

Black Feminist Thought – Patricia Hill Collins

Just Mercy – Bryan Stevenson

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America – Ibram X. Kendi 

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning –  Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

Waking up White – Debby Irving

The Color of Law – Richard Rothstein

Evicted – Matthew Desmond

Eloquent Rage – Brittany Cooper

I’m Still Here- Austin Channing Brown

Good Talk – Mira Jacob

Skill in Action – Michelle Cassandra Johnson

Crook County:  Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Court – Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve

Courtroom 302:  A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse – Steve Bogira

Armed and Dangerous:  Memoirs of a Chicago Policewoman – Gina Gallo

The Battle for Bed-Stuy:  The Long War on Poverty in New York City – Michael Woodsworth

Devil in the Grove – Thurgood Marshall and the Groveland Boys – Gilbert King

Too Big to Jail:  How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations – Brandon Garrett

The Warmth of Other Suns:  The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration – Isabel Wilkerson

NewJack:  Guarding Sing Sing – Ted Conover

Defending the Damned:  Inside Chicago’s Cook County Public Defenders’ Office – Kevin Davis

Mayflower – the Voyage from Hell – Kevin Jackson



13th  – Ava Duvernay

When They See Us – Ava Duvernay

American Son – Kenny Leon

Dear White People – Justin Simen

See You Yesterday – Stefon Bristol

If Beale Street Could Talk – Barry Jenkins

The Hate U Give – George Tillman Jr

I am not Your Negro – Raoul Peck

Selma – Ava Duvernay



Good Ancestor Podcast -Layla Saad


About Race

Code Switch

The Diversity Gap

Intersectionality Matters! Hosted by Kimberle Crenshaw

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast

Pod for the Cause

Pod Save the People


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