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Selected Anti-Racism Resources


 Cite Black Women

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)

Public Health Experts Say the Pandemic Is Exactly Why Protests Must Continue

Op-ed: Of course there are protests. The state is failing black people. (Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor)


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.”)


Anti-racism resources and actions

Anti-Racism Resources

More anti-racism resources


#SayOur Names Radical Healing for Black Women and Gender Expansive Folx

Supporting Black LGBTQ Youth Mental Health (from The Trevor Project)

44 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Survive in This Country

Therapy for Black Girls

If you’re part of the UF community and experiencing distress, you can contact the UF CWC for counseling and support.

Video: African Americans, stress, and trauma in the context of COVID-19 and violent racist acts. (Dr. Riana Anderson)


Here are some social media hashtags.














Here are some additional Twitter and online resources:





Resources for Accountability and Actions for Black Lives

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)


Video: Identify, challenge and dismantle: A few sociocultural strategies for teaching about racism. (Dr. Phia Salter)

Video: What can implicit bias teach us about racialized policing? (Dr. Kimberly Kahn)

Blog post: How not to be an ally: Common missteps and advice for effective allyship. (Dr. Kim Case)

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)

Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives: Barbara Smith, Reina Gossett, Charlene Carruthers