Explore our working compilation of anti-racism content.

This list is simply a small sample of resources available to take back to yourself or your organizations. Have additional resources to add to the list? Email multicultural@adelphi.edu!

TV Series, Documentaries and Films

  • 13th (Netflix)
  • Dear White People (Netflix)
  • I Am Not Your Negro (Netflix)
  • Just Mercy
  • Moonlight (Netflix)
  • Pose
  • Self Made
  • Shut Up & Dribble (Showtime)
  • Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement(BET)
  • Teach Us All
  • The Hate U Give
  • When They See Us (Netflix)
  • Whose Streets?

Books

Biographies and Memoirs:

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
  • The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Songs and an Unlikely Road to Manhood by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Asha Bandele

Cooking:

  • High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America, Dr. Jessica B. Harris
  • The Cooking Gene: A Journey through African American Culinary History in the Old South by Michael Twitty
  • The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks by Toni Tipton-Martin

Food and Agriculture:

  • Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C. by Ashanté M. Reese
  • Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement by Monica M. White

Race, Class and Gender:

  • An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Oritz
  • Blackballed: The Black Vote and U.S. Democracy by Darryl Pinckney
  • Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney Lópe
  • How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • The Emotion Politics of Racism: How Feelings Trump Facts in an Era of Colorblindness by Paula Ioanide
  • The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race by Jesmyn Ward
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  • The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics by George Lipsitz
  • White Rage: The Unspoken Spoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson

Environmental Justice:

  • A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind by Harriet A. Washington
  • Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors by Carolyn Finney
  • Rooted in the Earth: Reclaiming the African American Environmental Heritage by Dianne D. Glave
  • The Adventure Gap: Changing the Face of the Outdoors by James Edward Mills
  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
  • The Rise of the American Conservation Movement: Power, Privilege, and Environmental Protection by Dorceta Taylor
  • Toxic Communities: Environmental Racism, Industrial Pollution, and Residential Mobility by Dorceta Taylor
  • Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape by Lauret Savoy

Feminism:

  • Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks
  • Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment by Patricia Hill Collins
  • Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper
  • Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity by Chandra Talpade Mohanty
  • Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement by Angela Davis
  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
  • Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women that a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall
  • Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
  • We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Women, Race, and Class by Angela Davis

Podcasts

Balanced Black Girl

“Balanced Black Girl is a podcast dedicated to helping you feel your best. Tune in for approachable health, self-care, personal development, and well-being advice from Black women wellness experts.”

Brown Girl Self-Care

“Join Bre, aka The Self-Care Pusher from Southern California, as she shares life experiences, weighs in on current events, amps up her wellness/health habits and finds clean(ish) products to try all for the sake of taking her physical, spiritual and emotional well-being to the next level and (hopefully) inspiring other women of color to do so as well. It’s time to become obsessed with our self-care!”

Code Switch

“What’s CODE SWITCH? It’s the fearless conversations about race that you’ve been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between. This podcast makes ALL OF US part of the conversation — because we’re all part of the story”

hey, girl.

“hey, girl. is a podcast that unites the voices of phenomenal women near and far. Created with sisterhood and storytelling in mind, author Alex Elle sits down with people who inspire her. From friends to family members and strangers, the hey, girl. guests give us a peek into their stories through candid and intimate conversations.”

Intersectionality Matters!

“Intersectionality Matters! is a podcast hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and a leading scholar of critical race theory.”

Pod Save the People

“On Pod Save the People, organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with fellow activists Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Dr. Clint Smith. They offer a unique take on the news, with a special focus on overlooked stories and topics that often impact people of color.”

Therapy for Black Girls

“The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly chat about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves. Join your host, Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, as she offers practical tips and strategies to improve your mental health, discusses the latest news and trends in mental health, pulls back the curtain on what happens in therapy sessions, and answers your listener questions.”


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