Resources for Parents to Raise Anti-racist Children

The following resources above are a collection of online tools. They were not developed by BBBS of SDC staff.

BOOKS

Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners: books for children and young adults

31 Children’s books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance

POSCASTS

Parenting Forward podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt’

Fare of the Free Child podcast

Integrated Schools podcast episode “Raising White Kids with Jennifer Harvey”

ARTICLES

PBS’s Teaching Your Child About Black History Month

Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup from Pretty Good

The Conscious Kid: follow them on Instagram and consider signing up for their Patreon

ARTICLES TO READ

“America’s Racial Contract Is Killing Us” by Adam Serwer | Atlantic (May 8, 2020)

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement (Mentoring a New Generation of Activists

”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

”White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Knapsack Peggy McIntosh

“Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi | Atlantic (May 12, 2020)

“Confronting Prejudice: How to Protect Yourself and Help Others” published by Pepperdine University’s online Master of Psychology program

VIDEOS TO WATCH

Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives: Barbara Smith, Reina Gossett, Charlene Carruthers (50:48)

“How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion” | Peggy McIntosh at TEDxTimberlaneSchools (18:26)

PODCASTS TO SUBSCRIBE TO

1619 (New York Times)

About Race

Code Switch (NPR)

Intersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast

Pod For The Cause (from The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights)

Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)

Seeing White

BOOKS TO READ

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

Mental Health Resources

BIPOC Addiction Resources

Live Another Day – Extensive information on mental health and substance use resources for People of Color. Their mission is equal access to life-saving resources.

The Summit Wellness Group– Written and curated by women of color, this guide features over 60 different resources.