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Racism has an extensive history in this country. If you’re wondering where to begin when educating yourself and others, set aside some time to watch one or more of the resources included below list.

Talking about privilege and racism can be difficult, even more so when kids are involved. Consider starting with these kid-friendly movies.

Listening to a wide variety of voices from communities of color is a great way to educate yourself on racial injustice.

RESOURCES

Documentary

Asian Americans

A five-part documentary series on the history of Asians in America.

Short Video

Yellowface is a bad look, Hollywood

A short video on the history of Asian American representation in Hollywood.

I Am Not Your Asian Stereotype

In this TEDxBoise Talk, Canwen Xu shares her Asian-American story having lived in some of the whitest states in the country.

Between Two Cultures

First generation immigrant Smrithi Ram's shares her story of growing up with the unique challenge of reconciling her own identity with the different cultures surrounding her in this TEDxUCincinnati Talk.

Model Minority

PBS explores the use of this term “Model Minority” to describe Asian American communities.

Podcast

Self-Evident

A 21- episode podcast where we tell Asian America’s stories, to explore what it really means to claim America today.

Asian Enough

Hosts Jen Yamato and Frank Shyong invite celebrity guests to share their personal stories about being Asian American and unpack identity on their own terms.

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20 Compelling Movies & TV shows to Watch

USA Today list of movies and TV shows to learn about racism in America and the Black experience. Ranging from comedies to documentaries and dramas.

Kid-Friendly Movies to Help Build a Conversation About Race and Racism

Woman's Day list of 15 kid-friendly movies to start a dialogue about racial prejudice.

YouTube Playlist: Race Forward

Race Forward brings systemic analysis and an innovative approach to complex race issues to help people take effective action toward racial equity.

Talking to Children Authentically about Race and Racism

PBS special event between parents, educators, and child development and trauma experts for an important conversation about how you can talk with young children about racial injustice and violence against Black people.

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Black History in Two Minutes

Created by "Be Woke Presents…", this podcast series provides brief and concise historical episodes of the African American experience.

The Dope Black Podcasts I Discovered This Week

Essence list of Black podcasts covering topics ranging from health and history to pop culture.

Podcast: Seeing White

Series of 14 episodes where host and producer John Biewen looks at the racial structures of America, focusing on dissecting the oppressors rather than the oppressed.

'Raising White Kids' Author on How White Parents Can Talk About Race

NPR's Michel Martin talks to Jennifer Harvey, author of Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America, about how to talk with white kids about racially charged events.

12 Great Podcasts That Discuss Race and Racism in America

Oprah Magazine article on podcasts about whiteness, diversity, identity, and race. Topics range from comedy and culture to news and history.

TED Talks to Help You Understand Racism in America

TED talks playlist featuring passionate pleas for reform to poetic turns of phrase. These talks take an honest look at everyday realities of Black Americans and illuminate the way forward.

11 Anti-Racist Accounts That Are Worth Following

Variety article highlighting profiles that are creating and sharing anti-racist content.

9 Powerful Black Female Voices to Follow on Instagram

Create & Cultivate blog post on female voices, educators, speakers, and activists you should follow on Instagram who are facilitating important discussions on anti-racism, diversity, and inclusion.

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