Anti-racism Resources

Here are just a few of the many voices, organizations, books, films, documentaries that we are exploring. We hope you’ll take some time to explore them, and others, as well.

Organizations/Donate:

Local:
The Progress Center for Black Women
ACLU Wisconsin
Urban Triage
Freedom, Inc.
The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness
Urban League of Greater Madison
One City Schools
Boys & Girls Club of Dane County
Free the 350 Bail Fund
100 Black Men of Madison, Inc.
The Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development
The RLWA Men’s Health & Education Center
UW Odyssey Project

Others:
Campaign Zero
Color of Change
The Bail Project
NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Black Lives Matter
Black Visions Collective
American Civil Liberties Union

Locally Owned/Run Black Businesses:

CocoaBean Skin Care
Ribmasters WI
CocoVaa Chocolatier
Aime ta Marque Business Solutions & Web Development
Chantee Lackey Creative
ROUGH Sportswear
Perfect Imperfections 608
The People Company
Cafe Coda
David’s Jamaican Cuisine
Foster Funeral Services
Kneaded Relief Day Spa & Wellness
Marie’s Soul Food
Melly Mel’s
Happily Ever After
Just Veggiez

Instagram:
@blklivesmatter
@heymissprogress
@osopepatrisse
@laylafsaad
@theconsciouskid
@wearyourvoice
@taranajaneen
@colorofchange
@spirituallyfly
@shishi.rose
@mspackyetti
@eji_org
@koyawebb
@center4blkwomen
@rachel.cargle

Instagram yogis, yoga organizations/studios:
@embodyyogamke
@brandoflows
@blackboysom
@lotus_the_flower_so_bomb
@chelsealovesyoga
@mynameisjessamyn
@dade2shelby
@blackgirlyoga
@sistersofyoga
@melaninyogaproject
@blackyogamagazine

Books (Please try to purchase any books from a Black owned bookstore instead of big box stores such as Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery, The Lit. Bar, Eso Won Books, Black Stone Bookstore, MahoganyBooks, more black owned bookstores):
Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel
Witnessing Whiteness by Shelly Tochluk
White Fragility by Robin Diangelo
Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-First Century by Dorothy Roberts
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
How to Be an Anti-Racist and Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X Kendi
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
The New Jim Crow by Michele Alexander
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Watch:
13th (Netflix)
American Son (Netflix)
King in The Wilderness (HBO)
The Hate You Give (Cinemax)
See You Yesterday (Netflix)
If Beale St Could Talk (Hulu)
When They See Us (Netflix)
Dear White People (Netflix)
I Am Not Your Negro (Amazon)
The Murder of Fred Hampton (Amazon)
The FBI’s War on Black America, Freedom Archives: Cointelpro 101 (Amazon)
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (Amazon)
Just Mercy (Amazon)

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