WFTV ANTI-RACISM HUB

WFTV has put together some links to resources and information on anti-racism, including tools for parents to use with their children.

Feel free to circulate with your friends, family, and colleagues.

ANTI-RACISM ASSOCIATIONS AND SUPPORT GROUPS

  • Black Lives Matter UK - a social civil rights movement in solidarity in the UK and across the globe to change the world, find out more here.

  • Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) - based in Scotland, the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) is an initiative that is dedicated to combatting racial discrimination and harassment across the country. Find out more here.

  • Exist Loudly Fund - an organisation set-up by youth worker and activist Tanya Compas to support Queer Black young people in London and across the country - learn more here.

  • Southall Black Sisters - work to highlight and challenge all forms of gender-based violence against women, primarily working to support the needs of Black Asian and African-Carribean women experiencing violence, abuse and others forms of inequality. Find out more here.

  • Rise UK - provide a range of anti-racism resources for those based in the UK - learn more here.

 

 

ARTICLES TO READ

  • America’s Racial Contract Is Killing Us by Adam Serwer - read here.

  • My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant by Jose Antonio Vargas | NYT Mag - read here.

  • The 1619 Project (all the articles) | The New York Times Magazine - read here.

  • The Intersectionality Wars by Jane Coaston | Vox - read more

  • Who Gets to Be Afraid in America? by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi | Atlantic - read here.

  • WFTV Member Christiana Ebohon-Green meets Wunmi Mosaku: It's exhausting being the non-threatening black woman by Ellen E Jones - read here.

  • RunRepeat worked with The Professional Footballers’ Association to examine commentary in football matches. Read the study here.

  • Sunshine Behavioural Health have written about Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community. Read here. 
     

BOOKS

FILMS & TV SERIES TO WATCH

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

  • American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix

  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent

  • Belle - Amazon Prime Video

  • Becoming - Netflix

  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent

  • Death Of A Black Panther: Fred Hampton - Amazon Prime Video

  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix

  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent

  • Explained – The Racial Wealth Gap (Season 1, Episode 3) - Netflix

  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — available to rent

  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu

  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — available to rent

  • King In The Wilderness — HBO

  • Reggie Yates: Life and Death in Chicago - BBC iPlayer

  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix

  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) — available to rent

  • Shame In The Game: Racism In Football - BBC iPlayer

  • Sitting in Limbo (Stella Corradi) - BBC iPlayer

  • Strong Island - Netflix

  • Subnormal: A British Scandal - BBC iPlayer

  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — available to rent

  • The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 - Amazon Prime Video

  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax

  • The Underground Railroad - Amazon Prime Video

  • This Is England - Amazon Prime Video

  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

  • Who Killed Malcolm X? - Netflix

Netflix feature a Black Lives Matter category - you can access this here.

VIDEOS TO WATCH

  • Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives - watch here.

  • How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion - watch here.

 PODCASTS FOR ADULTS

 

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS TO RAISE ANTI-RACIST CHILDREN

 

Books

  • A is for Activist, Innosanto Nagara - hardcopy available here.

  • Anti-Racist Baby, Ibram X. Kendi - hardcopy available here.

  • Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson - hardcopy available here.

  • This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on how to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work, Tiffany Jewell - hardcopy available here.

  • Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present, Jamia Wilson - hardcopy available here.

  • Embrace Race - 20 Picture Books for 2020: Readings to Embrace Race, Provide Solace & Do Good available here.

  • Knights of - publishes diverse children’s fiction book which you can find here.

  • News From Nowhere – anti-racist booklist available here.

 

Podcasts

  • Integrated Schools podcast episode “Raising White Kids" with Jennifer Harvey - listen here.

  • Parenting Forward: podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt - listen here.

  • Raising Free People: Fare of the Free Child podcast - listen here.

 

Articles

  • PBS: Teaching Your Child About Black History Month - read here.

  • Pretty Good: Your Kids Aren't Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup - read here.

 

Coaching / Training 

EDUCATION TOOLKITS & RESOURCES 

  • Medium: 103 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice - read here.

  • Anti-Racism Project - learn more here.

  • Jenna Arnold: teaching resources - read more here.

  • Rachel Rickett: Racial Justice resources - read more here.

  • Factual Atlas: Resources for White People to Learn and Talk About Race and Racism - read here.

  • Save the Tears: White Woman’s Guide by Tatiana Mac - read here.

  • Showing Up For Racial Justice: education toolkits available here.

  • Zinn Education Project: teaching materials - read here.

  • Respect Me: Addressing Inclusion’ guidance - read here.

  • The Anti-racist Educator - find all tools here.

CHARITIES YOU CAN DONATE TO​​

  • Black Minds Matter - an organisation that provides free mental health resources and therapy for the Black community. The money will go towards linking Black families and individuals with Black therapists and provide free sessions for those in need. To donate, click here

  • Black LGBTQIA+ Therapy Fund - is raising money to provide therapy for Black people from the LGBTQIA+ community. To donate, click here.

  • Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) - based in Scotland, the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) is an initiative that is dedicated to combatting racial discrimination and harassment across the country. To donate, click here.

  • Discrimination Law Association (DLA) - works to improve equality law by bringing together a range of individuals, including discrimination law practitioners, policy experts and academics. To find out more, click here.

  • Exist Loudly Fund - an organisation set-up by youth worker and activist Tanya Compas to support Queer Black young people in London and across the country. 

  • Kick It Out - an organisation in England that uses football in order to promote equality and inclusivity. To donate, click here.

  • Race Equality First - for more than 40 years, Race Equality First has worked to raise awareness of and fight discrimination and hate crime in Scotland. To find out more, click here.

  • Runnymede - a registered charity and think tank that aims to “challenge race inequality in Britain through research, network building, leading debate and policy engagement”. To donate, click here.

  • Show Racism the Red Card - an anti-racism educational charity that uses workshops and training sessions, among other resources, to educate on and combat racism. To donate, click here.

  • Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI) - provides support for people who have suffered hate crime, including attacks that were racist, homophobic, transphobic and/or sexist. To donate, click here.

  • Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust - named after Stephen Lawrence, a black teenager who was murdered at the age of 18 in a racist attack in southeast London. The trust is an educational charity, which was created “to tackle inequality in all forms” and is committed to “transforming the life chances of young people and improving the world in which they live​”. To donate, click here.

  • Stop Hate UK - originating in 1995 following the murder of Stephen Lawrence, Stop Hate UK is an organisation committed to supporting people affected by all forms of hate crime across the UK. To donate, click here.

  • StopWatch UK - a national research and action organisation that works to promote fair, effective and accountable policing. Formed in response to “unprecedented increases” in the number of stop-searches, StopWatch UK also works to inform the public about the use of stop and search and provide essential legal support. To donate, click here.

  • UK Black Pride - an organisation that advocates, fights for, supports and celebrates LGBTQ people of colour including their Black Pride annual event. Your donations will help to fund this and other events (both digital and physical) as well as supporting community outrush and hardship funds. To donate, click here