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Compiled by Dr. Sarah Youssef

Sources on Anti-Racism

For those who want to educate themselves, we have put together a list, which is by no means complete, of fiction and non-fiction literature, documentaries and books, which are a great start to understand the magnitude of systematic racism.

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)
Let the Fire Burn (2013)
Do Not Resist (2016)
13th (2016)
I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
Let it fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 (2017)
Whose Streets? (2017)
Copwatch (2017)
The Force (2017)
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (2017)
Time: The Kalief Browder Story (2017)
Dear White People (2017-)
Crime + Punishment (2018)
16 Shots (2019)

Malcolm X (1992)
Fruitvale Station (2013)
Selma (2015)
Mudbound (2017)
The Hate U Give (2018; book adaptation)
When They See Us (2019)

Non Fiction:
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin (1963)
The Autobiography of Malcom X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley (1964)
Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland by
Jonathan M. Metzl (1965)
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander (2010)
Witnessing Whiteness by Shelly Tochluk (2010)
Between the Wold and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (2015)
Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues
on Race
by Derald Wing Sue (2016)
I Am Not Your Negro by James Baldwin and Raoul Peck (2017)
Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel (2017)
Locking Up Your Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman Jr. (2018)
When They Call You a Terrorist by (BLM co-founder) Patrisse Cullors and asha Bandele
Sister Outsider, Essays by Audre Lorde (2018)
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk About Racism by Micharl Eric Dyson (2018)
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo (2019)
How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi (2019)
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge (2019)
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad (2020)

The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain by Langston Hughes (1926)
The Blacker the Berry by Wallace Thurman (1929)
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (1937)
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison (1947)
Black Skin, White Masks by Franz Fanon (1952)
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (1970)