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Anti-Racism Resources

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado is committed to working for a world where simply waking up in the morning is not a cause for fear or ancient tears because of the color of one’s skin. It is imperative that we, as a community, meaningfully and effectively end longstanding systemic injustices and inequities that plague the Black community and entire communities of color.

"There is no shortage of media from which we can learn about white supremacy, anti-blackness, racial justice, and allyship. Listen to people of color about their experiences. Then use what you learn to take action in your community." - Lauren Y. Casteel, President & CEO

Below is a list of books, movies, podcasts, and other resources to guide you in learning more about anti-racism, racial justice, and being an ally for people of color.

 

 Articles

 

 Books

 

Additional Book Lists:

 

 

 Movies/TV/Documentaries

 

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) 
  • American Son (Kenny Leon) 
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) 
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) 
  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) 
  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) 
  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) 
  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) 
  • All the Difference (Tod Lending) 
  • Ken Burns Presents College Behind Bars 
  • Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement 
  • The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights 
  • Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin 
  • For Ahkeem 
 

 Ted Talks

 

 Podcasts

 

 Anti-Racism Resources for the Asian American, Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community

 

 Anti-Racism Resources for the Indigenous Community

 

 Additional Resources

 

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