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Anti-racism Resources

WFTV UK has put together some links to resources and information on anti-racism, including tools for parents to use with their children.

Feel free to circulate with your friends, family, and colleagues.

ARTICLES TO READ: 

  • “America’s Racial Contract Is Killing Us” by Adam Serwer – read here.
  • Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement (Mentoring a New Generation of Activists – read here.
  • “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” by Jose Antonio Vargas | NYT Mag – read here.
  • The 1619 Project (all the articles) | The New York Times Magazine – read here.
  • The Combahee River Collective Statement – read more
  • “The Intersectionality Wars” by Jane Coaston | Vox – read more
  • Tips for Creating Effective White Caucus Groups developed by Craig Elliott PhD – read here.
  • “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Knapsack Peggy McIntosh – read here.
  • “Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi | Atlantic – read here.

BOOKS

FILMS & TV SERIES TO WATCH:

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent
  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent
  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent
  • Explained – The Racial Wealth Gap (Season 1, Episode 3) – Netflix
  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent
  • King In The Wilderness  — HBO
  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix
  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent
  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax
  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

VIDEOS TO WATCH

  • Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives – watch here.
  • “How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion – watch here.

 PODCASTS FOR ADULTS

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS TO RAISE ANTI-RACIST CHILDREN

Books

  • A is for Activist, Innosanto Nagara – hardcopy available here.
  • Anti-Racist Baby, Ibram X. Kendi – hardcopy available here.
  • Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson – hardcopy available here.
  • This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on how to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work, Tiffany Jewell – hardcopy available here.
  • Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present, Jamia Wilson – hardcopy available here.
  • Embrace Race – 31 Children’s books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance available here.
  • Knights of – publishes diverse children’s fiction book which you can find here.
  • News From Nowhere – anti-racist booklist available here.

Podcasts

  • Integrated Schools podcast episode “Raising White Kids” with Jennifer Harvey – listen here.
  • Parenting Forward: podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt – listen here.
  • Raising Free People: Fare of the Free Child podcast – listen here.

Articles

  • PBS: Teaching Your Child About Black History Month – read here.
  • Pretty Good: Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup – read here.

Coaching / Training 

EDUCATION TOOLKITS & RESOURCES 

  • Medium: 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice – read here.
  • Anti-Racism Project – learn more here.
  • Jenna Arnold: teaching resources – read more here.
  • Rachel Rickett: anti-racism resources – read more here.
  • Factual Atlas: Resources for White People to Learn and Talk About Race and Racism – read here.
  • Save the Tears: White Woman’s Guide by Tatiana Mac – read here.
  • Showing Up For Racial Justice: educational toolkits available here.
  • 100 Year Hoodie: “Why is this happening?” — an introduction to police brutality – read more.
  • Zinn Education Project: teaching materials – read here.
  • Respect Me: Addressing Inclusion’ guidance – read here.
  • Anti-racist Educator – find all tools here.

CHARITIES YOU CAN DONATE TO

  • Show Racism the Red Card – an anti-racism educational charity that uses workshops and training sessions, among other resources, to educate on and combat racism. To donate, click here.
  • Runnymede – a registered charity and think tank that aims to “challenge race inequality in Britain through research, network building, leading debate and policy engagement”. To donate, click here.
  • Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust – named after Stephen Lawrence, a black teenager who was murdered at the age of 18 in a racist attack in southeast London. The trust is an educational charity, which was created “to tackle inequality in all forms” and is committed to “transforming the life chances of young people and improving the world in which they live​”. To donate, click here.
  • Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI) – provides support for people who have suffered hate crime, including attacks that were racist, homophobic, transphobic and/or sexist. To donate, click here.
  • Kick It Out – an organisation in England that uses football in order to promote equality and inclusivity. To donate, click here.
  • Stop Hate UK – originating in 1995 following the murder of Stephen Lawrence, Stop Hate UK is an organisation committed to supporting people affected by all forms of hate crime across the UK. To donate, click here.
  • Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) – based in Scotland, the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) is an initiative that is dedicated to combatting racial discrimination and harassment across the country. To donate, click here.
  • Discrimination Law Association (DLA) – works to improve equality law by bringing together a range of individuals, including discrimination law practitioners, policy experts and academics. To find out more, click here.
  • Race Equality First – for more than 40 years, Race Equality First has worked to raise awareness of and fight discrimination and hate crime in Scotland. To find out more, click here.
  • Black Lives Matter UK (UKBLM) – a coalition of Black liberation organisers across the UK. The organisation has set up a fundraiser on GoFundMe, with a target of £500,000. To donate, click here.

About creatornorthshoregirl

Patti (Lyons-Gooderham) Henderson is an innovative Director hosting a steady career in communications and entertainment. Patti's journey has included extensive research into her own genealogy; encouraging her curiosity and passion in finding story and motivation of character. She started in the world of journalism which took her to multiple countries in a variety of positions, eventually writing, assistant editing and field producing for MUCHMUSIC and MOVIETV. As a fiction Writer, her first feature script BENEATH THE SURFACE, won top prize from Praxis Screenwriters/I.A.T.S.E. script competition. With a thirst for learning the science of Film and TV making, she has worked for a multitude of productions in the capacity of Script Supervisor including RV, EIGHT BELOW, A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS, FRINGE, LOST IN SPACE, XFILES to name a few and as an Editor for shorts, TV series and Features. Her growth in the industry continues with the addition of working in VFX, on and off set. Patti has been a maverick in filmmaking. With the support of Sony Canada, National Film Board of Canada and BC Film, she spearheaded and directed UP THE WALL that was the first new technology (digital video-35mm) project to be shot in Canada in 1997, that included title on picture, VFX and finished in three formats. She has Directed and Co-Produced branding videos, sizzle reels for factual/lifestyle programs, corporates and fundraising videos, as well as 11 projects for the VFS Portfolio Shorts Program. Her work has played at national and international festivals, and aired on various North American Networks. For CBC, she Directed and Edited SALMON ENCHANTED EVENING which, after being selected from over 350 scripts, was produced and nominated for seven LEO FILM AWARDS winning best editor and best sound design. Patti is an Alumnae of WOMEN IN THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR (WIDC), which chooses 8 women from across Canada to participate in the program at The Banff Centre each year. Her focus has, and always will be, storytelling. Her unique upbringing, combined with years of experience in the entertainment industry has helped to shape her into a vibrant Director with the ability, through passion, knowledge and experience, to elevate a wide range of scripts. Her latest work is writing a YA Novella series, with an eye on developing it into a TV series. She lives and works in the UK and Canada.
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