Solidarity Guide Resources

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+ Education


Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System by Cyntoia Brown-Long

Are Prisons Obsolete? By Angela Davis

Women, Race, & Class by Angela Davis

Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color by Andrea J. Ritchie

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

Raising Our Hands by Jenna Arnold

Redefining Realness by Janet Mock

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
by Michelle Alexander

The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century
by Grace Lee Boggs

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe Moraga

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson

Black-Owned Book Stores

Estelita’s Library (WA)

African American Literature Book Club

Black-Owned Bookstores to Support Right Now (and Always)

The Black-Owned Bookstores You Should Be Supporting Right Now

Black-Owned Bookstores to Support Now


75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice by Corinne Shutack:

What Is White Privilege, Really? by Cory Collins:

Is Prison Necessary? by Ruth Wilson Gilmore

Recognizing And Dismantling Your Anti-Blackness by Janice Gassam

From Police to Parole, Black and White Americans Differ Widely in Their Views of Criminal Justice by John Gramlich

The Racist History Of  Policing In America by Emmanuel Perilla

In Defense of Looting by Vicky Osterweil

The Coronavirus Was an Emergency Until Trump Found Out Who Was Dying by Adam Serwer

The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Why Seeing Yourself Represented on Screen Is So Important by Kimberley Lawson

Who Gets to Be Afraid in America? by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi:

Freedom to Thrive: Reimagining Safety and Security in Our Communities

Colorblindness: the New Racism? by Afi-Odelia E. Scruggs

Color-Blindness Is Counterproductive by Adia Harvey Wingfield

Movies, Documentaries, and Shows

The Hate U Give directed by George Tillman Jr.

Teach Us All directed by Sonia Lowman

When They See Us directed by Ava DuVernay

13th directed by Ava DuVernay


1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones

About Race by Anna Holmes

Code Switch: Race. In Your Face by Shereen Marisol Meraji

Intersectionality Matters! by Kimberle Crenshaw

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast

Youtube Videos

Let’s get to the root of racial injustice

The Urgency of Intersectionality

We Need To Talk About An Injustice

Don’t be a savior, be an ally

Public Address On Revolution: Revolution Now

From Reform to Abolition: The Future of the U.S. Prison System

Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives

How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion Peggy McIntosh


Educate Yourself: Online Racial Equity Workshops

Data and Informational Resources

Mapping Police Violence

Fatal Force

Movement 4 Black Lives

Campaign Zero

Do the Work by Rachel Cargle

+ Joy and Leisure


Don’t Call Us Dead: Danez Smith (poetry)

Welcome To Braggsville: A Novel by T. Geronimo Johnson

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

How We Get Free by Keeanga-Yamahhtta Taylor

That Could Be Enough by Alyssa Cole

The Lonely Letters by Ashon Crawley

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love by Kathleen Collins

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments by Saidiya Hartman

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Mannish Tongues by Jayy Dodd

Loving Day by Mat Johnson

The Deep by Rivers Soloman

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

Ordinary Light by Tracy K. Smith

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston


Black artists on Etsy

Films/TV shows

Dear White People created by Justin Simien

Moonlight directed by Barry Jenkins

Get Out directed by Jordan Peele

BlacKkKlansman directed by Spike Lee

If Beale Street Could Talk directed by Barry Jenkins

Black Panther directed by Ryan Coogler

Boyz n the Hood directed by John Singleton

+ Black-Owned Businesses



Washington state

Black-owned Farms

+ Additional Resources


WA Therapy Fund Ashley Mcgirt (founder)

The Loveland Foundation Rachel Cargle (therapy and mental health)

Anti-Racism, Racial Justice, and Abolition Resources by Sujata Tejwani, Sujata Strategies

Scaffold Anti-Racist Resources Anna Stamborski, M. Div Candidate (2022); Nikki Zimmermann, M. Div candidate (2021); Bailie Gregory, M. Div, M.S. Ed.

Anti-racism resources for white people Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein in May 2020.

Anti-racism Resource Guide Tasha K

Seattle Rep

Sunshine Behavioral Health

Confronting Prejudice: How to Protect Yourself and Help Others

Black Men Matter – Examining Mental Health Issues Among Black Men – A Guide To Freedom

Organizations to follow on social media

Antiracism Center: Twitter

Audre Lorde Project: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Black Women’s Blueprint: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Color Of Change: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Colorlines: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

The Conscious Kid: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Equal Justice Initiative (EJI): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Families Belong Together: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Justice League NYC: Twitter | Instagram + Gathering For Justice: Twitter | Instagram

The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

The Movement For Black Lives (M4BL): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

MPowerChange: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Muslim Girl: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

NAACP: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

National Domestic Workers Alliance: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

RAICES: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

SisterSong: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

United We Dream: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

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