• Books
    How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X Kendi:
    Personal narrative about growth, internalized racism, emergence into anti-racist thinking, and a primer on anti-racist ideas and visions for the future (available in paper format, audio book, e-book). (320 pages)

    Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor, Layla Saad:
    A toolkit for people with white privilege to begin unpacking their relationship with white supremacy. Saad describes this as education & activation for people “ready to do the work.” (256 pages)
  • Toolkits and Other Resources
    A directive layout to create for yourself a 21 day challenge to form anti-racists habits, knowledge, and behaviors. The instructions include a multitude of mediums, and several areas of growth, such as learning, listening, acting, etc.

    Black Lives Matter Chapter Conflict Resolution Toolkit
    This toolkit gives guidelines on conflict resolution within BLM chapters and presents conflict as an opportunity to grow and realign. (8 pages)

    Harvard’s ‘Project Implicit’ Implicit Bias Tests
    Implicit bias tests (IAT) help you find out your implicit bias and preference towards groups with marginalized identities. The website contains IATs on Weight, Asian, skin-tone, trangender, Arab-Muslim, Religion, Native, Weapons, Gender-science, Race, Gender-Cateer, Age, Sexuality, Presidents, Disability, etc. (Approximately 10 minutes per questionnaire)

    Responding to harassment on the street, online, and in the workplace
    These resources are created by Hollaback, an organization that provides education and trainings on anti-harassment strategies. (length of handouts vary)

    The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture: Talking About Race 
    “An online portal designed to help individuals, families, and communities talk about racism, racial identity and the way these forces shape every aspect of society, from the economy and politics to the broader American culture.”

    University of Iowa Libraries Anti-Racism Resource
    The University of Iowa library supports anti-racism efforts in a mission to expose truth and amplify the voices of marginalized people. The library has assembled a rich collection of resources in formats including: articles, books, videos, movies, mixed media, theatre, dance, music, etc. The site includes resources explicitly intended for: anti-racist allies, POC, parents, educators, and links to social justice organizations. Wondering where to start? Consider Eddie Moore’s 21 day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge. Countless hours of engagement are possible on the site.
  • Websites
    POC Online Classroom
    Robust resources meant to amplify the voices of marginalized communities, educate on critical social justice issues, empower marginalized peoples, and incite change.

    Seeding Sovereignty--led by Christine Nobisse, Janet MacGillivray, Eryn Wise
    “An Indigenous womxn-led collective, works on behalf of our global community to shift social and environmental paradigms by dismantling colonial institutions and replacing them with Indigenous practices created in synchronicity with the land.”

    Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)
    National network of groups/individuals working to undermine white supremacy and work for racial justice. Iowa City has a chapter, which one can find on the website