The following list contains just some of many resources available from the uOttawa Library, and freely online, on the topics of anti-racism and racial justice.
While realizing the limitations of a reading list, we offer these resources as a starting point, and hope that you may use this information in your journey towards anti-racism.
Any additional purchase suggestions can be submitted to the library for consideration.
- Microaggressions and modern racism: endurance and evolution - Charisse C. Levchak
- Sister outsider essays and speeches - Audre Lorde
- Private racism - Sonu Bedi
- Through the fog: towards inclusive anti-racist teaching - Tara L. Affolter
- Teaching race: how to help students unmask and challenge racism - Stephen Brookfield
- Because I want us to do better - Ijeoma Oluo
- If we are going to talk about implicit race bias, we need to talk about structural racism: moving beyond ubiquity and inevitability in teaching and learning about race - Arlo Kempf
- Straight talk about racism - Jack A. Kirkland
- Breaking the silence: time to talk about race and racism - David Acosta; Kupiri Ackerman-Barger
- TEDTalks: Theo E.J. Wilson — A Black man goes undercover in the alt-right - 18 min., 21 sec
- TEDTalks: Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo — What it takes to be racially literate - 12 min., 23 sec
- The skin we're in - 43 min., 44 sec
- TEDTalks: Brittney Cooper — The racial politics of time - 12 min., 28 sec
Blogs, websites and podcasts
- How you can be an ally in the fight for racial justice
- My role in a social change ecosystem: a mid-year check in
- It's not enough to be non-racist
- As a Black woman
- Anti-racism toolkit for all ages
- Unlocking us with Brené Brown
- Pod save the people
- CVUO's list of petitions, protests, donation links and resource list
- Ottawa Public Library - Black lives matter: a book list
- Anti-racism resources compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein
- Anti-racism resource guide compiled by Tasha K.
- Scaffolded anti-racist resources
- Anti-racist reading list from Ibram X. Kendi via Chicago Public Library