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Anti-Racism Resources


Tianna Cervantez

Lecturer in Anthropology/Sociology; Executive Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Director Intercultural Life

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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More than 400 years after the first enslaved Africans were brought to the American colonies, many people in the United States have finally reached a moment of widespread awareness of and reckoning with the issue of systemic racial injustice. Achieving racial equality and creating a truly inclusive community requires continuous effort, dialogue, and education. 

Writer Alyssa Klein and activist and filmmaker Sarah Sophie Flicker compiled this list with over 75 anti-racism resources. Knox College is sharing the resources to help students, parents, faculty, and staff deepen their understanding of the pervasiveness of racism, the experiences of people of color, and what they can do to eliminate racial disparities locally and globally. 

If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, start now.

Guides for Parents Who Want to Raise Anti-Racist Children




Social Media

  • The Conscious Kid: follow them on Instagram and consider signing up for their Patreon

Articles to Read

Videos to Watch

Podcasts to Subscribe to

Books to Read

Films & TV Series to Watch

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent
  • Blindspotting (Carlos López Estrada) — Hulu with Cinemax or available to rent
  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent
  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent
  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent or on Kanopy
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent for free in June in the U.S.
  • 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

Organizations to Follow on Social Media

More Anti-Racism Resources to Check Out

Resources from Knox College Faculty and Staff

Local Resources

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Printed on Monday, May 23, 2022