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  • The 1619 Project - The 1619 Project is a long-form journalism project developed by The New York Times, and The New York Times Magazine which "aims to reframe the country's history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the very center of the United States' national narrative" 
    • NOTE: You will need to create a free account and log in to access this project.
  • The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) - The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.
  • Political Cartoons on Protests Against Racism - U.S. News' collection of political cartoons centered on protests, police brutality, and racism. 
    • TRIGGER WARNING: Some images contained in this collection depict graphic violence.
  • Black Freedom Struggle in the United States: Challenges and Triumphs in the Pursuit of Equality - Developed by ProQuest, "this website focused on Black Freedom, featuring select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history".


Stand-Alone Series

Weekly Podcasts

  • Code Switch - Weekly conversations about race "hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society."
  • Still Processing - Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham are working it out.
  • Pod Save the People - Explores news, culture, social justice, and politics, offering a unique take on the news, with a special focus on overlooked stories and topics that often impact people of color.
  • Throughline - The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present.


YouTube Videos



  • The Mask You Live In (2015) - this documentary follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America's narrow definition of masculinity.

  • Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song (2002) - the first documentary exploring the history and legacy of the Billie Holiday classic. The song's evolution tells a dramatic story of America's radical past using one of the most influential protest songs ever written as its epicenter.

  • Driving While Black: Race, Space, and Mobility in America (2020) - PBS documentary on how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence.