158 Resources to Understand Racism in America
Compiled by Meilan Solly, “These articles, videos, podcasts and websites from the Smithsonian chronicle the history of anti-black violence and inequality in the United States.” –Description from Smithsonian Magazine
Compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein. Contains books (for children and adults), documentaries, podcasts, movies, TV, and links for learning more about promoting racial justice.
Anti-Racism Toolkit: Curricula
Toolkit from the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research. Includes resources on the structural causes of racism and inequity, teaching cultural competence, and teaching and addressing privilege.
Bystander Intervention Training to stop anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment
“In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, we at Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt our free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment.”
The Joy Trip Project
From the site, ” newsgathering and reporting organization that covers outdoor recreation, environmental conservation, acts of charitable giving and practices of sustainable living.” They also encourage diversity, equity, and inclusion in outdoor recreation
The Micropedia of Microagressions
“The Micropedia aims to collect everyday microaggressions and highlight their harmful impact through source-based definitions and real-world examples.”
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center: Learning Together
“At the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, we have collaborated with Asian American women who generously share their perspectives and insights with us. We are using this space to introduce them, their stories, and their humanity. In the coming days and weeks, this page will feature more resources illuminating the humanity of Asian and Asian American women, by Asian American women. In the meantime, please read and listen to the women we have had the great privilege of connecting with on matters ranging from restorative justice to coping with tragedy.”
Stop AAPI Hate
“In response to the alarming escalation in xenophobia and bigotry resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Pacific Planning and Policy Council (A3PCON), Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA), and the Asian American Studies Department of San Francisco State University launched the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center on March 19, 2020. The center tracks and responds to incidents of hate, violence, harassment, discrimination, shunning, and child bullying against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.”
Stop AAPI Hate National Report
“This report covers the 3,795 incidents received by the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center from March 19, 2020 to February 28, 2021. The number of hate incidents reported to our center represent only a fraction of the number of hate incidents that actually occur, but it does show how vulnerable Asian Americans are to discrimination, and the types of discrimination they face.”
Talking About Race Web Portal
Created by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Provides tools and guidance for starting and inspiring conversations about race.