Resources for parents, educators, and children to expand your awareness and understanding of race relations and minority experiences.
The Hate U Give
Do The Right Thing
Unlocking Us - Brene with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist
Motherhood in Black and White
What is White Privilege, Really?
Growing Up Black in America
Who Gets to Be Afraid in America
Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap
Black Unemployment Rates
The End of the Postracial Myth
How to be Anti-Racist
Ibram X. Kendi
Between The World And Me
Real American: A Memoir
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The Vanishing Half
Long Way Down
Take the Anti-Bias Self-Assessment
Review the Becoming Anti-Racist Spectrum. Where are you on this journey?
What does that term “microaggressions” mean to you? Reflecting on your experiences with BIPOC, reflect about a time that you may have asserted a micro-aggressive statement. What can you do, going forward, to minimize these statements? What specifically are you challenging yourself to be aware of?
Have you ever experienced discrimination? How has the experience impacted your life and your thoughts on racial equity?
Do you have BIPOC in your close circle of friends? Why or why not? How does that make you feel?
What do you think your role is in addressing systemic racism? List 5 specific things you can do this year to address inequalities that you see around you.
Think about your dolls/toys and those of your children. Did they represent diversity? Why or why not?
“Hi, Cat!” by Ezra Jack Keats
“A Letter to Amy” by Ezra Jack Keats
“Whistle for Willie” by Ezra Jack Keats
“The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats
“Hair Love” by Matthew A. Cherry
“Saturday” by Oge Mora
“The Youngest Marcher” by Cynthia Levinson
“Let’s Talk About Race” by Julius Lester
“Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice” by Veronica Chamb
“The Day You Begin” by Jacqueline Woodson
“Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice” by Marianne Celano, Mariett
“The Crayon Box That Talked” by Shane Derolf
“Each Kindness” by Jacqueline Woodson
“Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness” by Anastasia Higginbotham
The Princess and The Frog
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
A Wrinkle In Time
Akeelah and The Bee
Remember the Titans