RADIO.COM: A list of resources to combat racial injustice

RADIO.COM is committed to elevating Black voices. As part of our commitment to our audience, 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.

RADIO.COM is celebrating powerful Black voices in radio, music, sports and pop culture all month long. Check out stories, stations and podcasts that inspire for Black History Month on RADIO.COM.


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
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
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

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