Resources on Racial Equity and Justice
- Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
- White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo
- “Between The World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Race without racism: How higher education researchers minimize racist institutional norms. The Review of Higher Education, 36(1), 9-29. by Harper, S. R. (2012).
- White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by McIntosh
- Race Without Racism by Harper
- The New Jim Crow and America, This is Your Chance by Michelle Alexander
- How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
- White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson
- “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson
- "Losing the Race: Self Sabotage in Black America" by John McWhorter
Film and Television*
- The Kalief Browder Story (Netflix)
- The Innocence Files (Netflix)
- Who Killed Malcolm X? (Netflix)
- 13th (Netflix)
- Just Mercy
- When They See Us (Netflix)
- American Son (Netflix)
- The Hate U Give (HULU)
- If Beale Street Could Talk (HULU)
- 1619 by the New York Times
- About Race
- Pod Save the People
- Intersectionality Matters!
* Suggestions curated by Holocaust Museum Houston
Readings on ALF’s Core Value of Appreciation, Exploration and Inclusion of Diversity
- Community Organizing in a Diverse Society by Rivera, Felix G., and John L. Erlich
- A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby Payne
- Transcultural Leadership: Empowering the Diverse Workforce by Simons, G.F.
- Color-Blind: Seeing Beyond Race in a Race-Obsessed World by Cose, Ellis
- Blind Spot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald.
Click here to review a list of recommended readings organized by ALF's 5 core values.
To help you get started, here are several suggestions:
On Dialogue and Collaboration:
Dialogue and the Art of Thinking Together by William Isaacs
The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations by Ori Brafman & Rod Beckstrom