Compell'd

Anti-Racism Resources

***Please know, I am not an expert! These are some authoritative, widely-shared anti-racism resources I’ve found, please feel free to share others with me at liz@compelld(dot)com

Author

Lists of Resources

Books

Assata

(This and other works of Assata Shakur are recommended)

Articles

The 1619 Project

Recommended by @eholmes among others. Won the Pulitzer.

My Race Problem

A consideration of touchy matters -- racial pride, racial solidarity, and racial loyalty -- rarely discussed.

The American Nightmare

By Ibram X. Kendi. “To be black and conscious of anti-black racism is to stare into the mirror of your own extinction.”

Movies/Documentaries/TV

Selma

Really, really well done. Worth watching a few times, imo. Directed by Ava DuVernay. With David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth,…

List of recs from Steph’s network

She says “Thank you Corina Bianchi Pope for posting the list below” Imitation of Life The Color Purple The Help Selma Malcolm X Do the…

Teach Us All | Netflix

It's been decades since Brown v. Board of Education, yet American schools remain largely segregated. Some leaders are working to change that.

Fruitvale Station

Directed by Ryan Coogler. With Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand. The story of Oscar Grant III, a…

BlacKkKlansman

This ROCKED me. Why oh why did it take me so long to watch. Directed by Spike Lee. With John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura…

American Son | Netflix Official Site

Recommended by @sheisnotmelissa via @lemonstripes Time passes and tension mounts in a Florida police station as an estranged interracial…

Good Hair

Recommended by @duchessmgrace

A Class Divided

One of FRONTLINE's most requested programs -- third-grade teacher Jane Elliott's lesson in discrimination. Subscribe on YouTube:…

Music & Podcasts

Changes

Changes, a song by 2Pac, Talent on Spotify

A Song For Assata

A Song For Assata, a song by Common, CeeLo Green on Spotify

Freedom

Freedom, a song by Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar on Spotify

Accounts to Follow

Instagram Posts

IGTV

Other Finds

Copy these finds, create your own lists, and more, with your own free account.


Create Account

Sign In

Copy these finds, create your own lists, and more, in the iOS app.


Download

Compell'd

© 2019–2020 Compelld, Inc.