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Parenting Resource Guide for Black Lives Matter

Parenting Resource Guide for Black Lives Matter

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Parenting Resource Guide for Black Live Matter

We support Black Lives Matter and we’ve reached out to our Facebook group for their help in creating this guide for our community.  We have compiled a list of resources for parents who want to learn more and are looking for ways to to teach their children about racism. 

Parenting Resource Guide for Black Lives Matter

What’s Happening?  Here’s some great resources to start:


Suggested Books:

  • I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown
  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad 
  • This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell 
  • White Awake by Daniel Hill
  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Beyond Colorblind by Sarah Shin
  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson  
  • Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
  • How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Suggested to Watch: 

  • 13th –  Ava Duvernay (Youtube)
  • American Son – Kenny Leon
  • Dear White People – Justin Simien
  • See You Yesterday – Stefan Bristol
  • When They See Us – Ava Duvernay
  • If Beale Street Could Talk – Barry Jenkins
  • The Hate U Give – George Tillman Jr. *Cinemax
  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967 – 1975
  • Clemency – Chinonye Chukka
  • Fruitvale Station – Ryan Coogler
  • I Am Not Your Negro – James Baldwin Documentary
  • Just Mercy – Destin Daniel Cretton
  • Selma – Ava Duvernay 
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution


  • 1619 – by NYT
  • About Race
  • Code Switch – NPR
  • The Diversity Gap
  • Intersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberlê Crenshaw
  • Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast
  • Pod For the Cause – From the leadership conference on civil and human rights
  • Pod Save the People – Crooked Media

Parenting Resources for talking to children about racism:

Resources for Educators: 

Black Lives Matter Resources For Kids:



Additional Black Lives Matter Resources: 

GoodGoodGood | Antiracism Resources

Pretty Good Design | Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup 

AIGA Eye on Design | A Growing List of Resources for the Movement for Black Lives

Bloom | Parenting Resources to Help Support the Black Lives Matter Movement

If you need a suggestion for children’s books that talk about racism and diversity go check out 50 Children’s Book About Racism and Diversity.

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