Skip to main content

Racism and Injustice Resources

We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For:
Resources for Engagement on Systemic Racism and Injustice


Making all Black Lives Matter – Barbara Ransby

The History of White People – Nell Painter

The Fire Next Time – James Baldwin

How to be an Antiracist – Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want to Talk about Race – Ijeoma Oluo

White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo

The New Jim Crow – Michelle Alexander

Racism without Racists – Edurardo Bonilla-Silva

Just Mercy – Bryan Stevenson

The Color of Law – Richard Rothstein

Me and White Supremacy – Layla Saad

Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics – George Lipsitz



13th – Netflix

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discussing Race

Race Forward – What is Systemic Racism?

How to Be an Antiracist Educator?

We’re in a moment of collective trauma. But there are glimmers of hope – Berkeley Blog

Avoiding Racial Equity Detours – Paul Gorski

Inside Higher Ed – Evidence-Based Action is Required

Inside Higher Ed – Channel Outrage and Disillusionment into Action

Inside Higher Ed – Making Sense of the Senseless

Inside Higher Ed – A Call to Action

Teaching Tolerance – How Can We Build Anti-Racist White Educators?

Colours of Us – 37 Children’s Books to help talk about Racism & Discrimination

Michelle Alexander NYT OpEd



National Equity Project

Teaching Tolerance

Facing History and Ourselves

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (Vanderbilt University Access)

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (Vanderbilt University Access)

EAB (Vanderbilt University Access)

National Museum of African American History & Culture – Talking About Race


Recommended from June 5th Faculty Session

Nashville Council Districts Map

Crossroads Antiracism Organizing & Training

Vanderbilt Center for Teaching Guides – Difficult Dialogues

Vanderbilt Center for Teaching Guides – Teaching Race


Recommended from June 9th Faculty Session

Harvard Business Review – 10 Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial Justice

Deloitte/Wall Street Journal – 6 Characteristics of Inclusive Leaders