Anti-racism is a process of actively identifying and opposing racism. The goal of anti-racism is to challenge racism and actively change the policies, behaviors, and beliefs that perpetuate racist ideas and actions. Anti-racism is rooted in action. It is about taking steps to eliminate racism at the individual, institutional, and structural levels.
Talking to Children about Racism and Encounters with Police
Activism, Accountability, Justice, Reform, Legal
- Center for Policing Equity measures bias in policing. That means we can stop it.
- Grassroots Law Project bridges the gap between grassroots organizing and legal expertise in criminal justice reform by bringing millions of us together to address the most pressing and egregious failures of the system, hold powerful actors accountable, and advocate for deep structural change. Grassroots Law Project is a 501(c)(4) organization that primarily focuses on education and advocacy related to the criminal legal system and people impacted by police violence and mass incarceration.
- When white communities start listening to concrete plans that address the quality of Black lives we can move on together in shaping the world around us. This happens when and only when white people make the renewed commitment to understanding the hell Black people are living in for over 400 years!
- This document is intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work. If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, start now. Feel free to circulate this document on social media and with your friends, family, and colleagues.
Being Antiracist – National Museum of African American History & Culture
- To create an equal society, we must commit to making unbiased choices and being antiracist in all aspects of our lives.
- What’s it like to be at the forefront of a cultural backlash? Academic and author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi certainly knows. His books, “How to Be an Antiracist,” and its follow-up, a youth-friendly version called, “How to Be a (Young) Antiracist,” teach readers how to actively fight racism instead of passively acknowledging it. Audie talks with Dr. Kendi about the backlash around “wokeness,” antiracism, and what it’s like to live in the middle of cultural maelstrom.
- From the culture-war crossfire, Ibram X. Kendi sees history repeat
- Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay‘s examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country’s history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America.
- US Rating: TV-MA For mature audiences. May not be suitable for ages 17 and under.
- A moving tribute to the real-life hero at the forefront of many hard-won battles for lasting change.
- Using interviews and rare archival footage, JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE chronicles Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration. Using present-day interviews with Lewis, now 80 years old, Porter explores his childhood experiences, his inspiring family and his fateful meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. In addition to her interviews with Lewis and his family, Porter’s primarily cinéma verité film also includes interviews with political leaders, Congressional colleagues, and other people who figure prominently in his life.
- Directed by Dawn Porter
- R.I.P. John Lewis (1940-02-21 to 2020-07-17)