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Anti-Racism Resources for Kids and Adults

Children’s Books:

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
Frederick Douglass by Walter Dean Myers
Henry’s Freedom Box by Ellen Levine
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
I Am Series by Brad Meltzer
Let It Shine by Monica Clark-Robinson
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
Little Leaders: Exceptional Men in Black History by Vashti Harrison
Little People, Big Dreams Series by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed
Malcom Little by Ilyasah Shabazz
Moses by Carole Boston Weatherford
Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness by Anastasia Higgenbotham
Rosa by Nikki Giovanni
Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey
Separate Is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh
Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Sojourner Truth’s Step-Stomp Stride by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Something Happened in Our Town by Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard
Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o
The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson
The Whispering Town by Jennifer Elvgren
The Youngest Marcher by Cynthia Levinson
This is a Kids’ Book About Racism by Jelani Memory
Undefeated by Kwame Alexander
Unstoppable by Art Coulson
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer by Carole Boston Weatherford
When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson
Other Kids Resources:
Sesame Street/CNN Town Hall Video on CNNgo after 6/6

This is s a Kids’ Book About Racism Read Aloud:

Adult Books:

Ain’t I A Woman by Bell Hooks
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coats
Biased: Uncovering Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt
Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-First Century by Dorothy Roberts
How to be Anti-Racist by Ibram X Kendi
Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad
Raising White Kids by Jennifer Harvey
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Stamped From the Beginning by Ibram X Kendi
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Other Resources for Adults:

History of Race: 1619 – A NY Time Podcast
CASEL Cares: Owning Your Power to Raise Kids Who Challenge Racism
Video on Netflix – Conversations with Children: Explained: the Racial Wealth Gap
Facing History on Demand Learning Center
How to Talk to Kids About Racism podcast
Talking About Race from the Smithsonian
Teaching Tolerance