Resources

Films

RACE-FOCUSED

  • American Violet

  • Life Support

  • The Long Walk Home

  • The Color of Courage

  • Mama Flora’s Family

  • The Great Debaters

  • Losing Isaiah

  • Selma

  • Malcolm X

  • Bamboozled

  • Do the Right Thing

  • Selma

  • The Hate U Give

  • Who Killed Malcolm X

  • Step

  • Dear White People

  • Hidden Figures

  • Reel Injun

  • The Cherokee Word for Water

  • Christmas in the Clouds

  • The Education of Little Tree

  • Dolores (Story of Dolores Huerta)

  • A Better Life

  • Yo Soy Boricua

  • Real Women Have Curves

  • The Milagro Bean Field War

  • Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream

  • Documented

  • Come See the Paradise

  • American Pass time

  • Time of Fear

  • The Joy Luck Club

  • The Debut

  • Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

  • Skin

  • Invictus
     

  • LGBT & Race

  • Pariah (African American)

  • Saving Face (Asian American, also)

 

Documentaries on various relevant topics

  • What I Want My Words to Do to You

  • Alice’s Ordinary People

  • Race: The Power of Illusion

  • White Like Me

  • Color of Fear

  • The Dhamma Brothers

  • Where to Invade Next

  • The Mask We Wear

  • Slavery by Another Name

Books

DiAngelo, Robin. What Does it Mean to Be White: Developing White Racial Literacy. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2016.

Feagin, Joe R. The White Racial Frame: Centuries of Framing and Counter-Framing (2nd Ed.). New York: Routledge, 2013.

hooks, bell. Writing Beyond Race: Living Theory and Practice. New York: Routledge, 2012.

Kendi, Ibram X. How to Be an Antiracist. New York: One World, 2019.

Kendi, Ibram X. How to Raise an Antiracist. New York: One World, 2022.

Kendi, Ibram X. The Antiracist Deck: 100 Meaningful Conversations on Power, Equity, and Justice. New York: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 2022.

Reynolds, Jason and Kendi, Ibram X. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You. New York: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2020.

Roorda, Rhonda M. In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption. Columbia University Press, 2015.

Newton Verrier, Nancy. The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1991.

Smith, Darron T., Juárez, Brenda G., and Jacobson, Cardell. K. White Parents, Black Children: Experiencing Transracial Adoption. New York: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers,2011.

Wilkerson, Isabel. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. New York: Random House, 2020.

Web Resources