Other Resources


  • Codeswitch (NPR)
  • Resistance (Gimlet/Spotify)
  • 1619 (The New York Times)
  • Therapy for Black Girls (Spotify)
  • Intersectionality Matters! With Kimberlé Crenshaw (African American Policy Forum)


  • I Am Not Your Negro (Netflix)

“Based on James Baldwin’s unfinished book, this visual essay explores racism through the stories of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.” https://www.netflix.com/title/80200549


Some Notable Figures

Activist and writer, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, first became prominent in the 1890s because she brought international attention to the lynching of African Americans in the South. https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/barnett-ida-wells-1862-1931/

  • Nikole Hannah-Jones

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter covering racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine and creator of the landmark 1619 Project. https://nikolehannahjones.com/

  • Tarana Burke

“Tarana Burke is an activist who is best known for creating the Me Too movement which raises awareness about sexual harassment, assault, and abuse.” https://www.blackpast.org/?s=tarana

  • Patrisse Cullors, Alica Garza, Opal Tometi

“…Created a Black-centered political will and movement building project called #BlackLivesMatter. It was in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman.” https://blacklivesmatter.com/herstory/

Self Care resources


  • Rock the Vote

“Rock the Vote is the most trusted and effective nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to building the political power of young people.” https://www.rockthevote.org/

  • Black Voters Matter

“Our goal is to increase power in our communities. Effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny.” https://blackvotersmatterfund.org/

  • Equal Justice Initiative 

“The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.” https://eji.org/

  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

“We are the home of grassroots activism for civil rights and social justice.” https://naacp.org/

Social Justice Terms

Black-owned bookstores


The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
Choke Hold: Policing Black Men by Paul Butler
Pushout by Monique W. Morris
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
One person, no vote by Carol Anderson