Anti-Racism Resource List

As we continue in our fight against racism and commitment to educating ourselves and others on the social, racial, and economic issues of our time, we wished to provide some resources that speak on these important topics. Below is a brief list of different media (books, films, articles, etc) that focus on the subject of racial injustice and inequity, as well as some that connect these issues to topics in museum studies and art history.

To Read:

To Watch:

  • George Tillman Jr., dir. The Hate U Give. 2018; 20th Century Fox. Available on Hulu and Prime Video.
  • Ava DuVernay, dir. Selma. 2018; Paramount. Available on Hulu, Prime Video.
  • Destin Daniel Cretton, dir. Just Mercy. 2019; Warner Bros. Pictures. Available on HBOMax and Hulu.
  • Ava DuVernay, dir. 13th. 2016; Netflix. Available on Netflix.
  • Gus Van Sant, dir. Milk. 2008; Axon Films. Available on Prime Video.
  • Nate Parker, dir. American Skin. 2021; Eagle Pictures. Available on Prime Video.
  • Spike Lee, dir. Do the Right Thing. 1989; 40 Acres and a Mule Films. Available on Hulu.
  • Charles Burnett, dir. Killer of Sheep. 1978; Milestone Films. Available on Milestone Films.
  • Simon Frederick, writer. They Gotta Have Us. 2018; Netflix. Available on Netflix.
  • Cory Bowles, dir. Black Cop. 2017; Blac Op Films. Available on Youtube.
  • Reinaldo Marcus Green, dir. Monsters and Men. 2018; Sight Unseen Pictures. Available on Hulu.
  • Kief Davidson, dir. Kassim the Dream. 2008; Available on Youtube.
  • Kenny Leon, dir. American Son. 2019; Simpson Street. Available on Netflix.
  • Ava DuVernay, creator. When They See Us. 2019; Netflix. Available on Netflix.
  • Justin Simien, creator. Dear White People. 2017; Code Red Films. Available on Netflix.
  • Beyoncé, dir. Homecoming. 2018; Parkwood Entertainment. Available on Netflix.
  • Goran Olsson, dir. The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975. 2011; Louverture Films. Available on Youtube.

To Listen:

  • Meraji, Shereen Marisol; Demby, Gene, hosts. Code Switch. NPR, 2013.
  • Biewen, John, producer. Seeing White, Scene On Radio, 2017.

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