We’ve complied a list of resources for people looking to listen, learn, and contribute to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Get Educated

“9 Books on Racism and Racial Justice” is solid selection for people looking to understand the issues facing black and indigenous people of color.

Try these fiction and non-fiction titles always available on Hoopla.

Ibram X. Kendi’s “Antiracist Reading List” for the New York Times will take your reading to the next level with many thought-provoking and intense titles.

Movies are also powerful tools for education. This list of “11 Movies to Watch That Confront American Racism” includes feature films and documentaries.

If you are looking to take a more active role in your education, the resource list at blacklivesmatter.carrd.co features lesson plans and resources that will encourage you to take an active role.

Talking With Kids

EmbraceRace wants to raise a generation of kids who are “thoughtful, informed, and brave about race.” The site features booklists, articles, and webinars that give caregivers a toolkit for tough discussions.

Brightly is always a great resource for booklists with meaning, and “How to Talk to Kids About Race: Books and Resources That Can Help” is no exception. It features titles for all ages.

Commonsense Media is also always a solid choice for recommendations that appeal to both caregivers and their kids. Their list of books about racism and social justice is one of my favorites.

Get Engaged

75 Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice is an extensive list of small and large actions white people can do to become active allies–from research, to activism, to buying black, to watching and reading.

Diversify your social media feeds. Follow The Great Unlearn. Join Be the Bridge.

Sign petitions! Its a quick and simple act, but petitions can send a powerful message.


Written 6/1/20 by Ellen