The Fight for Racial Equity, Justice and Black Lives
Understand systemic racism—and how to confront and dismantle it.
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Systemic change—real change—begins with confronting anti-Black racism, amplifying and championing Black voices, and harnessing our collective energy to chart a path forward. To go deeper on these critical issues, explore these in-depth collections and recommended articles, curated in partnership with Black scholars, journalists, and writers.
When Black Digital Culture Gets Appropriated
Xavier HardingPocket Collections
When new memes, trends, and internet slang hit the mainstream, they are often the product of Black digital culture, which rarely gets proper credit. Writer Xavier Harding offers a selection of articles tackling the significance of Black cultural appropriation.
The Bias Embedded in Algorithms
Safiya Umoja NoblePocket Collections
A curated reading list exploring how algorithmic bias can affect everything from health outcomes to financial credit to criminal justice.
How Race Shapes the American City
Aric JenkinsPocket Collections
From public spaces to mass transit, housing to architecture, American cities have rarely been reflective of the people who live there.
Esi Edugyan: Black Women I’m Reading
Esi EdugyanPocket Collections
Best-selling author Esi Edugyan shares a compilation of articles written by Black women offering insight into the past, present and future of the Black experience.
Reimagining Justice: A Primer on Defunding the Police and Prison Abolition
Dr. Megan Ming FrancisPocket Collections
Political scientist Dr. Megan Ming Francis offers insight into the movements to ‘defund the police’ and abolish the prison system.
Black Voices at the Mic: Great Podcasts on Love, Sci-Fi, and Radical Honesty
Bethel HabtePocket Collections
Black stories are more than just struggles with racism and traumatic events.
How the Past Echoes in the Protests: A Historian’s Recommended Reads
Keisha N. BlainPocket Collections
Keisha N. Blain shares works from Black writers examining the past, present, and future purpose of Black protest.
Beyond the KKK: Understanding White Supremacy as a System of Power
Crystal Marie FlemingPocket Collections
Systemic racism is complex and entrenched deeply in our culture, society, economy and politics.
Extraordinary Long-Reads on Race & Anti-Black Racism
Pocket EditorsPocket Collections
Deeper examinations of racial injustice and the struggle against white supremacy.
Inside the Black Journalist-Led Revolts Rocking U.S. Newsrooms
Carla MurphyPocket Collections
How the latest reckoning on race is disrupting the nation’s media outlets.
Discover 8 Great Black Indie Publications
Natelegé WhaleyPocket Collections
Culture journalist Natelegé Whaley suggests these informative digital and print publications.
Anti-Racist Resources and Reading Lists
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Dismantling systemic racism requires being actively anti-racist beyond the latest news cycle.
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