Resources for Adults

Books

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

 

Just Mercy by Brian Stevenson

 

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

 

Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X Kendi

 

A Black Women's History of the United States by Diana Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross

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

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap by Mehrsa Baradaran

The Sum of Us by Heather C. McGhee

Caste: The Origins of our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880 by W.E.B. DuBois

My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Menakem

The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson

Waking up White by Debby Irving

 

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo

 

When Getting Along Is Not Enough: Reconstructing Race in Our Lives and Our Relationships by Maureen Walker

 

The Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History by Karlos K. Hill

The Conversation by Robert Livingston

 
Podcasts

1619 Podcast, New York Times 

 

Code Switch

 

Teaching Hard History

 

Historically Black

 

Tulsa 100 Years Later and recommended reads

 

What it Means to be a ‘Person of Color’

'Not Racist' Is Not Enough: Putting In The Work To Be Anti-Racist from NPR Life Kit

The Roxane Gay Agenda 

Undistracted with Brittany Packnett Cunningham

 
Articles

BIPOC: What Does It Mean?

 

How White People Can Talk to Each Other About Disrupting Racism

 

‘Lean Into Discomfort’ When Talking about Race

 

Becoming an Anti-Racist White Ally: How a White Affinity Group Can Help

 

Alternatives to Calling the Police

 

Sticks, Stones and That Word

 

The New York Times 1619 Project

 

What the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Destroyed

 

'Black Wall Street' Before, During and After the Tulsa Race Massacre

 

How 24 Hours of Racist Violence Caused Decades of Harm

 

The Illustrated Story Behind the Tulsa Massacre

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

Diversity asks: “Who is in the room?” 

 
Documentaries and Videos

13th 

 

The Urgency of Intersectionality

 

The Dangers of Whitewashing Black History

 

Is it Time to Say R.I.P. to P.O.C.?

 

The Next Question

 

Learning For Justice Webinar- The Color of Law

 

Tulsa: The Fire and The Forgotten

 

Goin' Back to T-Town

 

107-year-old survivor of the Tulsa Massacre, Viola Fletcher’s opening statement before congress.

Additional coverage of the congressional testimony with the full video of the hearing.

Implicit Bias, Life Long Impact Video

 

The Danger of Silence - Clint Smith Video

 
Organizations
Local
 

Town of Sharon Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

 

Sharon Pluralism Network

Sharon Interfaith Action

SURJ Boston

National

Race Forward

Equal Justice Initiative

Color of Change