Black Lives Matter and anti-racism resources

These lists are not exhaustive. They have been compiled by members of the School of Nursing Inclusivity, Diversity, and Equity Committee as a starting point for anti-racist education for School of Nursing community members and the general public. If you have further questions, concerns, or additions, please contact Roni Lafky at lafky002@umn.edu

Educational Materials 

Books

Articles

Podcasts

Film & Television

  • “13th” (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

  • “American Son” (Kenny Leon) — Netflix

  • “Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975” — Rent

  • “Blindspotting” (Carlos López Estrada) — Rent, Hulu (with Cinemax)

  • “Clemency” (Chinonye Chukwu) — Rent, Hulu 

  • “Dear White People” (Justin Simien) — Netflix

  • “Fruitvale Station” (Ryan Coogler) — Rent

  • “I Am Not Your Negro” (James Baldwin doc) — Rent, Kanopy

  • “If Beale Street Could Talk” (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu

  • “Just Mercy” (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Rent, for free in June in the U.S.

  • “King In The Wilderness” — HBO

  • “See You Yesterday” (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix

  • “Selma” (Ava DuVernay) — Rent, Youtube

  • “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” — Rent

  • “The Hate U Give” (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu (with Cinemax)

  • “When They See Us” (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

  • This Free North” (TPT-produced documentary on the Black experience at the University of Minnesota)

  • Jim Crow of the North” (TPT-produced documentary on the racist history of housing in Minnesota)

  • “Crime and Punishment” (Stephen Maing) — Hulu

  • No Más Bebés” (PBS-produced documentary on the forced sterilization of immigrant women in California in the 1960s and 1970s)

Organizations/Individuals to Follow 

Organizations

Educators, Activists, and Individual Organizers 

Contact organizations regarding their response to the BLM Movement 

Think: alma maters, professional orgs, religious orgs, anything you’re involved in.

Other Resources

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