Resources for next steps and anti-racism actions

Podcasts you can listen to:

* Colour Code – conversations about race in Canada

* Truth’s Table – Black Christian women who are “midwives of culture for grace and truth.”

* Code Switch A Decade of Watching Black People Die

* Throughline American Police (for more context on calls to defund the police- the history & creation of modern-day policing)

* Frontburner Black Canadians reflect on this week’s unrest

* Frontburner Defunding police: what it means and how it could work

*  The Bible for Normal People Episode 79: Austin Channing Brown

* Unlocking Us with Brene Brown Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an AntiRacist

Short Videos:

* Why “I’m not racist” is only half the story |Robin DiAngelo

* James Corden gets a lesson on White privilege

* Let’s get to the root of racial injustice |Megan Ming Francis| TEDx

Books you can read: 

*I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for WhitenessAustin Channing Brown
*White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism – Robin DiAngelo

*So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijeoma Oluo

*The Skin We’re InDesmond Cole (experiences of Black life in Canada)

*How to Be an AntiRacist – Ibram X. Kendi

Activities:

* White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack (Peggy McIntonsh) 

* Racial Bias Test – this will help you understand what your biases are for yourself

Organizations you can join or support:

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)

Decolonizing Christianity Canada (DCC)

Eritrian-Ethiopian COVID Solidarity Fund

Black Lives Matter- Toronto

The Black Mental Health Matters Fund

Instagram accounts to follow:

@austinchanning, @ibramxk, @moveon, @surj_toronto, @eji_org, @privtoprog, @showingupforracialjustice, @mspackyetti, @colorofchange, @ijeomaoluo, @rachel.cargle

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