Anti-racism resources

You will find here a list of links with information on racism with en emphasis on Canadian resources. This is a work in progress. Please send us your links/resources to help populate this page: info@can-acn.org

Websites

Doing justice by Black Canadians
https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/april-2018/doing-justice-by-black-canadians/

Black Experiences in Health Care Symposium – Report from January 2020
https://www.healthcommons.ca/blackhealth

National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health: Understanding racism
https://www.nccih.ca/495/Understanding_racism.nccih?id=103

All National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health publications on racism
https://www.nccih.ca/34/Publication.nccih?cat=24

Centre for race and culture
https://cfrac.com/publications/anti-racism-education-in-canada-best-practices/

Fact sheet on racial discrimination, race and racism (Ontario human rights commission)
http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/racial-discrimination-race-and-racism-fact-sheet

Setting the context: understanding race, racism and racial discrimination
http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/policy-and-guidelines-racism-and-racial-discrimination/part-1-%E2%80%93-setting-context-understanding-race-racism-and-racial-discrimination

Peggy McIntosh’s foundational article “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”

Government of Canada anti-racism engagement resource page
https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/anti-racism-engagement/resources.html

Racial Equity Tools
https://www.racialequitytools.org/home

Guide to Acknowledging First Peoples & Traditional Territory – Canadian Association of University Teachers
https://www.caut.ca/content/guide-acknowledging-first-peoples-traditional-territory

Anti-racism resources shared by the UBC Centre for community-engaged learning https://ccel.ubc.ca/
bit.ly/ANTIRACISMRESOURCES

Books

An anti-racist reading list – NYT 2019-05-29
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/29/books/review/antiracist-reading-list-ibram-x-kendi.html?smid=tw-share

More books:

  • White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo (https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/566247/white-fragility-by-robin-diangelo/ reviewed here https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/a-sociologist-examines-the-white-fragility-that-prevents-white-americans-from-confronting-racism)
  • Me and White Supremacy – Layla F. Saad (http://laylafsaad.com/meandwhitesupremacy)
  • Women, Race, & Class – Angela Y. Davis (https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/37354/women-race-and-class-by-angela-y-davis/)
  • So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijeoma Oluo
  • The New Jim Crow – Michelle Alexander
  • How to be an antiracist – Ibram X. Kendi
  • I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. Austin Channing Brown
  • The Great Unlearn – Rachel Cargle

Films

National Film Board Anti-Racism films
https://www.nfb.ca/playlist/anti-racism-films/

  • When They See Us
  • 13th
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Cry Freedom
  • Mississippi Burning
  • Invictus
  • Selma
  • Dear White People

Northwestern University Counseling blog post on racial trauma in film

Scientific articles

A reading list of articles for psychologists, compiled by Jin X Goh – June 1, 2020 https://twitter.com/JinXunGoh/status/1267596925395755009

 

Mental health resources

Toronto public health published Mental Health Resources for Black communities

Across Boundaries
http://www.acrossboundaries.ca/

Black Creek Community Health Centre
https://www.bcchc.com/

The Black Health Alliance
http://blackhealthalliance.ca/

Caribbean African Canadian Social Services
https://cafcan.org/

Rexdale Community Health Centre
https://www.rexdalechc.com/

TAIBU Community Health Centre
http://taibuchc.ca/en/home/

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands
http://www.whiwh.com/

Podcasts

  • Code Switch – NPR
  • 1619 –  The New York Times
  • Pod Save the People – Crooked Media