Diversity + Inclusion Resources

November 24th, 2021


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The Great Unlearn by Rachel Cargle
Rachel Cargle consistently puts out great resources and also has a free 30 day “do the work” course designed to be an eye-opener and a call to action for those who seek to be allies.

Anti-Racism.Club by Jon Lewis
Join this newsletter to receive a weekly edition of thoughtfully curated programming designed specifically for non-black allies.

Nonprofit newsroom in Memphis focused on poverty, power and public policy, led by Wendi C. Thomas.


You know what’s even better than learning? Action! Donate directly to these local organizations supporting Memphians at this very moment.

Just City Memphis
Pursuing a smaller, fairer, and more humane criminal justice system in Memphis by providing cash bail and other services. As of August 4th they’ve freed 170 people that would otherwise be trapped in jails that are a breeding ground for COVID, waiting for trials to restart.

Providing free masks, hand sanitizer, and other personal protective equipment to minorities and the homeless in Memphis. They also have a comprehensive list of Memphis crisis resources in their bio.

Arts organization working to elevate black artists, empower black communities, and shift the culture of Memphis.

NAACP Memphis Chapter
Helping to ensure the educational, social, political, and economic equality of rights of all persons.

The MidSouth Peace and Justice Center
Engaging, organizing, and mobilizing communities to realize social justice through nonviolent action.



Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis.

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Kendi weaves an electrifying combination of ethics, history, law, and science with his own personal story of awakening to antiracism. This is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond the awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the formation of a just and equitable society.

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
How do you tell your roommate her jokes are racist? Why did your sister-in-law take umbrage when you asked to touch her hair — and how do you make it right? Ijeoma Oluo guides readers of all races through how to have honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American life.



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