Community Conversations About Race



When my beautiful black boy grows from cute to a threat

My white boss talked about race in America and this is what happened

For our white friends desiring to be allies

How Women of Color Can Advocate for Themselves in the Workplace 

Column: Anthony Lynn: ’I’m pissed off and I don’t just want to put out a pretty statement’

Advocates for Women of Color: Taking it to the Next Level 

The 1619 Project in New York Times Magazine

13 mental health resources for black people trying to cope right now

’Mom, Why Don’t You Have Any Black Friends?’

3 purposeful steps corporate American can take to address racism

Book Lists 

Do the work: an anti-racist reading list

10 Books About Race Non-Black People Should Be Reading Right Now

Black-owned Bookstores in the United States

Broadening the Story: 60 Picture Books Starring Black Mighty Girls


Dear Black Boy, It’s Ok to Cry by Ebony Lewis

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

How to be Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory

The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table by Minda Harts


The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  (Amazon Prime)



I Am Not Your Negro

Just Mercy 

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution 

When They See Us

For Your Children

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

Read PBS’s Teaching Your Child About Black History Month

Online Training

Catalystx Online Courses

Recommendation: “Communication Skills for Bridging Divides”