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'Not Racist' Is Not Enough: Putting In The Work To Be Anti-Racist 

Episode of the podcast Life Kit and accompanying article with four very basic practical tips to becoming more anti-racist.

Accomplices Not Allies: Abolishing the Ally Industrial Complex, An Indigenous Perspective 

"This provocation is intended to intervene in some of the current tensions around solidarity/support work ... Where struggle is commodity, allyship is currency. Ally has also become an identity, disembodied from any real mutual understanding of support. The term ally has been rendered ineffective and meaningless." This zine encourages us to shift to becoming accomplices in the anti-racist, anti-colonial struggle and seek to disrupt and dismantle the "ally-industrial complex."

Being Antiracist

Resource from the National Museum of African American History and Culture's Talking About Race project. To create an equal society, we must commit to making unbiased choices and being antiracist in all aspects of our lives.

Race and Privilege: An Overdue Conversation

"If a conversation is hard, it’s probably the one worth having. We created a digital toolkit to help empower hard conversations about race and privilege with the people in your life. 25 questions and wildcards to dig deeper on a conversation long overdue."

Ten Keys to Everyday Anti-Racism

The founders of a new organization, the AntiRacist Table, suggest tools you can use to work against prejudice and inequality.

White Anti-Racism: Living the Legacy

What does "white anti-racist" mean? How can guilt get in the way? And what's all this talk about being "colorblind"? Teaching Tolerance asked community activists to share their thoughts on these questions, and others. Their answers shine light on the concepts of comfort, power, privilege and identity.

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It is the responsibility of all white people to use their white privilege to take on anti-racism work and eliminate white supremacy in our society, institutions, and culture. It can feel difficult and daunting, but remember that this fight is a lifelong one, not simply one to engage in when racist incidents make the news. 

Anti-racism resources - "This document is intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work. If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, start now." The document includes resources for white parents trying to raise anti-racist children, along with many resources for adults including articles, books, videos, podcasts, films, documentaries, TV, people & organizations to follow on social media, and other resources lists. The document was compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein.

Scaffolded Anti-Racist Resources - If you are a white person feeling overwhelmed by the amount of information on race, privilege, and anti-racism out there and not knowing what to read/watch/listen to first, this document serves as a great starting point. It helpfully organizes resources based on where a person is starting out, whether that is from a belief in colorblindness, a sense of white guilt, a sense of defensiveness around race, a curiosity about anti-racism work, or a commitment to grow as an anti-racist. The document was created by Anna Stamborski, Nikki Zimmermann, and Bailie Gregory.

These resources are explicitly designed for non-white people, including Black people, Native folks, and other people of color. 

Support Resources for People of Color & Native Folks - This LibGuide from Simmons University has many resources for Black, Indigenous, and other people of color. There are sections on practicing self care, coping strategies, and community education & support.

13 Inclusive Therapy and Mental Health Resources for BIPOC - From Buzzfeed. "While many people are protesting against police brutality and in support of Black Lives Matter, the events can take a much harder toll on BIPOC. At the same time, it's not always easy to find affordable or accessible therapy or mental health resources, let alone ones that feel intersectional and inclusive. Whether you're looking for emotional support or professional help, here are some things to try."

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For More Information

For more information on antiracism, take a look at our Antiracism LibGuide.

For more information on privilege and allyship, take a look at our Privilege and Allyship LibGuide from Diversity Cafe 2019-2020.