An Anti-Racist Reading List From The New York Times, Ibram X. Kendi, a professor and director of the Antiracist Research & Policy Center at American University, on books to help America transcend its racist heritage
The New York Times 1619 Project “is an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that […] aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative.”
Black Artists Fund
Supports individual Black artists, Black art collectives, and Black art organizations in the United States.
Using art as a vehicle for participation to deepen public discussions on civic issues and core values
The Racial Imaginary Institute
Founded by poet Claudia Rankine, a cultural laboratory in which the racial imaginaries of our time and place are engaged, read, countered, contextualized, and demystified
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This ongoing list is intended to serve only as a starting place for education, engagement, and donation, at this critical juncture for social change. Thank you to everyone who has organized a similar resource list–it helped compile this one.
Alexander Berggruen stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. We pledge to listen and act in support of ending systemic racism in the United States.