Resource List

Beyond Fear of Differences

Note: some of these resources focus on white-embodied people studying together to undo racism/classism, and some resources focus on BIAPoC peoples specifically, and some on multifaceted community building and learning.

Online Courses in Undoing Racism  **based in Buddhism

White Awake —online courses and resources for white embodied people undoing racism and classism

Finding Our Freedom —courses and support for white embodied women and genderqueer folk taking responsibility for undoing racial oppression

**Larry Ward’s America’s Racial Karma podcasts and trainings

**Ruth King  Mindful of Race Institute

Layla Saad’s Good Ancestor Academy

Whites for Racial Equality, an affiliate of SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice), has posted a listing of online courses

**Anti racism resources collected by Jack Kornfield

**Courageous Conversations About Race: A series curated by Vimalasara of the Triratna Buddhist Order  

Conversation 1 with BIPOC/BAME Order members  

Conversation 2 with white Order members 

Conversation 3 with order members of mixed culture and race


How Can I Say This So We Can Stay in This Car Together?, and interview with Claudia Rankine and Krista Tippett (see unedited version)

**Why Your Liberation is Bound Up with Mine, a talk and Q & A by Rev. angel Kyodo williams

Seeing White podcast with John Biewen, from Scene on Radio. A fourteen-part documentary series exploring whiteness in America—where it came from, what it means, and how it works.

Loving, Living, Learning: A Liberated Life Talk with Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Episode 44 of the Black Girl In Om podcast

MEN podcast with John Biewen and Celeste Headlee: What’s up with this male-dominated world? How did we get sexism, patriarchy, misogyny? How can we get better at seeing it, and what can we do about it? (Esp. Part 4: Feminism in Black and White)

DeRay McKesson and Brené Brown discuss joy, privilege and discomfort with Pastor Amy live from the Riverside Church in NYC. (Conversation starts at 25:45)

Brené Brown talks about privilege, perspective-taking and power in the wake of Charlottesville

**The World is Our Field of Practice: Rev. angel Kyodo williams on On Being

Getting Proximate to Pain, and Holding to the Power of Love: Rami Nashashibi and Lucas Johnson on On Being

Black Boys & Men: Changing the Narrative podcast

White Fragility episode from the Call Your Girlfriend podcast

Let’s Talk About Whiteness, and interview with Eula Biss and Krista Tippett

Videos, Apps & Other Digital Resources

Liberate: the only meditation app by and for the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color community (free download)

Website of Buddhist teacher Lama Rod Owens, including blog posts and talks

Awaken: Meditations on Love, Justice and Healing app

Dear White Women: A Social Syllabus by Rachel Cargle

Rachel Cargle on Instagram

Chimamanda Adichie’s TED talk, The Danger of a Single Story

Emily Quinn’s TED talk, The Way We Think About Biological Sex is Wrong

Stella Young’s TED talk, I’m Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very Much

Kimberlé Crenshaw’s TED talk, The Urgency of Intersectionality

Articles & Essays

“The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself” by David Mura

**Do You Know Your True Face? by Lama Rad Owens

**Power & Heart: Black and Buddhist in America from the March 2019 issue of Lion’s Roar

Why People of Color Need Spaces Without White People, by Kelsey Blackwell

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack © 1989 Peggy McIntosh

Where I Make Sense by Finn Enke

“I Got Kicked Out Of A YMCA Locker Room — Twice — Because I’m Trans” by Branson LB

Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit—the original article and the book

Relinquishing the Patriarchy by adrienne maree brown (includes resource list at end of post)

Whose Story (and Country) Is This? By Rebecca Solnit

The Male Glance by Lili Loofbourow

“The Culture of Power” by Paul Kivel

A Collar in My Pocket: Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise by Jane Elliott, and the original documentary video of her classroom experiment

White Debt: Reckoning with what is owed—and what can never be repaid—for racial privilege by Eula Biss


An Antiracist Reading List by Ibram X. Kendi

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

What Does It Mean to Be White: Developing White Racial Literacy by Robin DiAngelo

Stamped from the Beginning: A Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

**Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation by Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, Lama Rod Owens and Jasmine Syedullah

**The Way of Tenderness: Awakening through Race, Sexuality, and Gender by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

Men We Reaped: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward

Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis

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

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Critical Race Theory: An Introduction by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde

Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement by Angela Y. Davis

Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment by Patricia Hill Collins

What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America by Michael Eric Dyson

I Am Not Your Negro

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

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