RADIO.COM: A List of Resources to Combat Racial Injustice

June 16, 2020

    RADIO.COM is committed to elevating Black voices. As part of our commitment to our audience, and in the wake of protests across the country surrounding the murder of George Floyd, we have provided an expansive list of resources that can help better educate, open up the conversation, bring awareness, and contribute to the fight for equality and justice.

    Below is our list of resources, including podcasts to listen to, books and articles to educate yourself with, national level petitions to sign, and organizations and potential causes you can donate to.


    Pod Save the People | Listen
    The Nod | Listen
    Speaking of Racism | Listen
    In the Thick | Listen
    Alternative Blacks | Listen
    Stratagem: The Podcast | Listen
    Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race | Listen


    “America’s Racial Contract Is Killing Us” by Adam Serwer | Atlantic (May 8, 2020)
    "My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” by Jose Antonio Vargas | NYT Mag (June 22, 2011)
    The 1619 Project (all the articles) | The New York Times Magazine
    The Combahee River Collective Statement
    “The Intersectionality Wars” by Jane Coaston | Vox (May 28, 2019)
    Tips for Creating Effective White Caucus Groups developed by Craig Elliott PhD
    “Where do I donate? Why is the uprising violent? Should I go protest?” by Courtney Martin (June 1, 2020)
    "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Knapsack Peggy McIntosh


    Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
    Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper
    Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
    How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
    Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
    Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
    Raising Our Hands by Jenna Arnold
    Redefining Realness by Janet Mock
    Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
    So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
    The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
    The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
    The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
    by Michelle Alexander
    The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs
    The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
    Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
    This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe Moraga
    When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson
    White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

    Films and TV Series

    13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
    American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
    Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — PBS
    Blindspotting (Carlos López Estrada) — Hulu
    Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent
    Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
    Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent
    I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent
    If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
    Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Amazon Prime
    King In The Wilderness — Hulu
    See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix
    Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Amazon Prime
    The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — PBS
    The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu
    When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

    Resources for Parents and Children

    —Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners: books for children and young adults
    31 Children's books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance

    “Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?” by Lisa Miller | The Cut (May 19, 2020)
    PBS’s Teaching Your Child About Black History Month
    Your Kids Aren't Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup from Pretty Good


    Antiracism Center: Twitter
    Audre Lorde Project: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Black Women’s Blueprint: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Color Of Change: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Colorlines: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    The Conscious Kid: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Families Belong Together: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    MPowerChange: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Muslim Girl: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    NAACP: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    National Domestic Workers Alliance: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    SisterSong: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    United We Dream: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    National ACLU: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Equal Justice Initiative (EJI): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Center for Policing Equity: Twitter | Facebook
    National Urban League: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Race Forward: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    CivX Now: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    National Constitution Center: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Listen First Project: Instagram | Facebook
    When We All Vote: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Headcount: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    National Museum of African American History and Culture
    The National Memorial for Peace and Justice
    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater:  Instagram | FacebookAmerican Civil Liberties Union Foundation: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    The Brotherhood/Sister Sol:  Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Facing History and Ourselves: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Harlem Academy: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights: Twitter | Facebook
    Minority Corporate Counsel Association: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    National Civil Rights Museum: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Page Education Foundation: Twitter | Facebook
    Rainier Scholars: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Southern Poverty Law Center: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
    Sponsors for Educational Opportunity: Website
    Thurgood Marshall College Fund: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

    Programs You Can Donate to That Support Racial Justice

    Black Lives Matterfounded in 2013 after Trayvon Martin case

    Local Mutual Aid Funds — address homelessness and systemic inequalities by offering community assistance
    COVID-19 Mutual Aid Network- Los Angeles, The Metro Atlanta Mutual Aid Fund
    East of the River Mutual Aid Fund

    Bail Funds to Help Out Protestors — collectives driven by volunteers to raise money to free protestors incarcerated on bail; advocate for systemic bail reform
    Minnesota Freedom Fund — now suggesting donors redirect money to other bail funds and organizations in need
    National Bail Fund Network — lists number of bail funds by state and city
    The National Bail Out
    The Bail Project 

    Bail Funds for Specific Communities
    Black Trans Protesters Emergency Fund
    LGBTQ Fund

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