About the Voting Rights Act of 1965
US Voting Rights Timeline – KQED
The 19th Amendment passed 100 years ago today. The evolution of American voting rights in 244 years shows how far we've come - and how far we still have to go.
Revealed: Trump campaign strategy to deter millions of Black Americans from voting in 2016
Netflix (October 27, 2020) Whose Vote Counts, Explained | Full Episode | Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio | [Video]. YouTube
Ted, (October 27, 2020) What if a US presidential candidate refuses to concede after an election? | Van Jones [Video]. YouTube
Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook: https://www.riggedthefilm.com/watch-at-home
• PBS’s Teaching Your Child About Black History Month
• Your Kids Aren't Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup from Pretty Good
• Race Talk: Engaging young people in Conversations about Racism
• Talking to Young Children about Bias and Prejudice.
Podcasts to subscribe to:
• Code Switch (NPR)
• Pod For The Cause (from The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights)
Books to read:
• White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD
• Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
• How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
Films and TV series to watch:
• Explained: The Racial Wealth Gap - Netflix
• Time: The Kalief Browder Story – Netflix
Organizations to follow on social media:
• Antiracism Center
• National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
• National Domestic Workers Alliance
• Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)
More anti-racism resources to check out:
• Cultural Bridges To Justice
• Showing Up For Racial Justice’s educational toolkits
Compiled for Building Hope by Kathy Reed, MSW, LCSW
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