Resources: Diversity and anti-oppression

during COVID-19, everything else got shut down apart from racism.

Lama Rod Owens

Compiled resources

NameDescription
Resmaa MenakemRacialized Trauma resources and links, including a free 5-Day Racialized Trauma Home Study Course
Rooted and EmbodiedResources for anti-racism and Somatic Abolitionism work
Racial Justice NetworkA network of individuals, communities and organisations working together to end racial injustice and address legacies of colonialism.
For those holding white identity, check their Unlearning Racism initiative, a course aimed at striving for collective liberation guided by people of colour.
White AwakeUS based organisation addressing white racial socialization with tools and resources that prioritizes spiritual practice, emotional process, compassion, and curiosity alongside historical analysis and intellectual rigor to dismantle white supremacy.
Catalyst Project  US based collective Catalyst Project 'helps to build powerful multiracial movements that can win collective liberation. Includes organising, training and mentoring white people to take collective action to end racism, war and empire, and to support efforts to build power in working-class communities of color'.
AWARE-LAAlliance of White anti-Racists Everywhere - Los Angeles: resources and readings, such as building accountability within movements and developing a radical white identity
Links and resourcesLinks, learnings and resources on anti-racism, decolonization, solidarity and related topics.
Scaffolded anti-racism resourcesA working document for scaffolding anti-racism resources. The goal is to facilitate growth for white folks to become allies, and eventually accomplices for anti-racist work
Ruth KingRuth King is the Founder of Mindful of Race Institute, and is a celebrated author, educator, life coach, and meditation teacher. Her website contains info on courses and trainings on racial awareness and decolonising the mind, podcasts and more.

Books, articles and videos

Reni Eddo-LodgeWhy I’m no longer talking to white people about race.
Rev angel Kyodo Williams,
Lama Rod Owens, Jasmine Syedullah
Radical Dharma: Talking race, love and liberation
Layla F SaadMe and White Supremacy workbook
Robin Di AngeloWhite Fragility (book) and Deconstructing White Privilege (video, 22mins)
Interview with Kyle SawyerActive Allyship
Lama Rod OwensLove and Rage. The path of liberation through anger.