SELECTED RESOURCES FOR FURTHER EDUCATION
Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color-Blindness. The New Press.
Davis, Angela. 2016. Freedom is A Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement. Haymarket Books.
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, 2016. From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation. Chicago, IL: Haymarket Books.
Kendi, Ibram X. 2019. How to be an Anti-Racist. New York: One World.
Khan-Cullors and asha Bandele. 2020. When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. St. Martin’s Griffin; Reprint edition
Ransby, Barbara. 2018. Making All Black Lives Matter: Reimagining Freedom in the Twenty-First Century. University of California Press.
Roberts, Dorothy. Several works.
Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out Overpoliced and Underprotected (from African American Policy Forum, Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies, Columbia Law School)
Op-ed: Of course there are protests. The state is failing black people. (Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor)
READING LISTS & SYLLABI
Reading Towards Abolition: A Reading List on Policing, Rebellion, and the Criminalization of Blackness, The Abusable Past, Radical History Review
Ideal Bookshelf’s list of non-fiction books on the topic of anti-racism, including An African American and Latinx History of the United States among other titles.
Racial Justice Syllabus (from Duke University Press, “Topics include racial protests, justice movements, racial power, and racial justice history. All journal articles and issues in this syllabus are freely available online until September 30, 2020.”)
Political Protests and Movements of Resistance Syllabus (from Duke University Press, “lists titles that tackle topics of political protest, resistance, and activism, all journal articles and issues in this syllabus are freely available online until August 31, 2020”)
Police Violence Syllabus (from Duke University Press, “Topics include the militancy of policing, Black Lives Matter, carceral technologies, gender, and more. All journal articles and issues in this syllabus are freely available online until September 30, 2020)
Care in Uncertain Times Syllabus (from Duke University Press, list of books and articles about “different ways that care can bind together individuals and communities where larger institutions or governments fail to intervene. All content is free to read online through June 30, 2020.”)
#SayOur Names Radical Healing for Black Women and Gender Expansive Folx
Supporting Black LGBTQ Youth Mental Health (from The Trevor Project)
If you’re part of the UF community and experiencing distress, you can contact the UF CWC for counseling and support.
ACTIVISM and ACTION
Here are some social media hashtags.
Here are some additional Twitter and online resources:
26 ways to be in the struggle, beyond the streets (from Disability Visibility Project)
Know Your Rights – What to do in Interactions with Law Enforcement (from CLEAR)
Activist Resource Hub (from Defending Rights & Dissent)
Protester’s Rights (from ACLU)
Direct Action Resources including How to do Jail Support and Protester Preparation and Wellness Tips (from Decolonize this place)
Resources & Ways to Support Black Lives Matter (from Creative Capital)
Resource on Safety and Infiltration (from The Movement for Black Lives)
VIDEOS & FURTHER RESOURCES
Video: What can implicit bias teach us about racialized policing? (Dr. Kimberly Kahn)
Op-ed: Why white silence is deafening—and deadly (Dr. Sirry Alang)
Blog post: We are not okay. And you shouldn’t be either. (Graduate student Meg Guliford)