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:


The On Canada Project – Settlers take action

Doing justice by Black Canadians

Black Experiences in Health Care Symposium – Report from January 2020

National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health: Understanding racism

All National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health publications on racism

Centre for race and culture

Fact sheet on racial discrimination, race and racism (Ontario human rights commission)

Setting the 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

Racial Equity Tools

Guide to Acknowledging First Peoples & Traditional Territory – Canadian Association of University Teachers

Anti-racism resources shared by the UBC Centre for community-engaged learning

Wellesley Institute: First Peoples, Second Class Treatment (PDF, 3MB)  
This report from the Wellesley Institute outlines the role race plays in the health of indigenous people in Canada.

BMC Health Services Research: “Enhancing health care equity with Indigenous populations: evidence-based strategies from an ethnographic study”  
This research offers strategies for promoting health equity among indigenous populations in Canada and internationally.

More Racial Equity Resources at


An anti-racist reading list – NYT 2019-05-29

More books:

  • White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo ( reviewed here
  • Me and White Supremacy – Layla F. Saad (
  • Women, Race, & Class – 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


National Film Board 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


Mental health resources

Toronto public health published Mental Health Resources for Black communities

Across Boundaries

Black Creek Community Health Centre

The Black Health Alliance

Caribbean African Canadian Social Services

Rexdale Community Health Centre

TAIBU Community Health Centre

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands


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