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Resources for Anti-Racism Education

Links to help you get informed about how you can build racial equity

As humans, we are all part of a system that is embedded with systemic injustices. For some this includes racism and bias, both of which can shape the way we treat or mistreat people based on the color of their skin.

Becoming anti-racist is a lifelong process. We have gathered the following resources for anyone wishing to educate themselves on how long-standing historical oppression continues to manifest itself today and how we can each work to build a more just society.

SmartGivers Diversity, Equity and Inclusion toolkit

Racial Equity Resource Directory from Minnesota Compass, listing racial equity programs and training providers for organizations and people working to combat racism and increase cultural competence

Racial equity, healing and justice resources from W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Anti-racism resources for white people

Books, articles, and more from the Anti-Racism Project

“For Our White Friends Desiring to Be Allies”, article in Sojourners 7

What Can I do About Racism? website

Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Feeling Overwhelmed by Racism

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Minnesota Education Equity Partnership tools and resources for districts, schools and educators to supporting racial equity in distance learning

Implicit Bias test from Project Implicit

Anti-racism educational activities organized by Helms’ stages of White Identity Development

An Essential Reading Guide For Fighting Racism book list from BuzzFeed News

TPT’s Jim Crow of the North video

MPD150 Report

New York Times’ 1619 Podcast

NPR’s Code Switch: A Decade Of Watching Black People Die

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack article

Talking About Race from the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of African American History & Culture

The American Nightmare article by Ibram X. Kendi in The Atlantic

'Raising White Kids' Author On How White Parents Can Talk About Race interview on NPR

Seeing White, a podcast on whiteness and how history connects to today

Stories about Equity

Read Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation and McKnight Foundation Create “Art In This Present Moment” in Support of BIPOC Artists

“Art In This Present Moment” Created in Support of BIPOC Artists

Initiative seeks to amplify the voices and experiences of Minnesota artists by placing a spotlight on their music, dance and visual arts.

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Read Criminal Justice is a Public Health Issue

Criminal Justice Is a Public Health Issue

Huda Ahmed plans to transform Minnesota’s criminal justice system through a public health lens.

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Read Three Organizations Grant $2.5 Million to Help Rebuild The Twin Cities

Three Organizations Grant $2.5 Million to Help Rebuild The Twin Cities

Funds support small businesses in cultural corridors

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Read Three Organizations Work to Transform the Criminal Justice System

Three Organizations Work to Transform the Criminal Justice System

Organizations launch emergency “Twin Cities Rebuild for the Future Fund,” already at $1 million.

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Read Ways to Meet Immediate Community Needs

Ways to Meet Immediate Community Needs

These articles and links to resources offer ways to act now in support of the Twin Cities protests and rebuilding efforts.

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Read Grants Awarded for Community-Led Solutions to Heal Racial Trauma

Grants Awarded for Community-Led Solutions to Heal Racial Trauma

Funding will support programming of the African American Leadership Forum and the Healing Justice Foundation.

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