Race/ethnicity resources

Thanks to Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein, May 2020; BU Office of Diversity & Inclusion, March 2021

Articles to read:

Videos to watch:

Podcasts to subscribe to:

Books to read:

Films and TV series to watch:

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent
  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent
  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent
  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent or on Kanopy
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent
  • King In The Wilderness  — HBO
  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix
  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent
  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax
  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

Organizations to follow on social media:

More anti-racism resources to check out:

Resources specifically for the AAPI community:




TEDx Talks
I Am Not Your Asian Stereotype, by Canwen Xu

Stop AAPI Hate
Towards Prevention and Solidarity

Asian Americans TV series

PBS NewsHour
How Unintentional but Insidious Bias Can Be The Most Harmful

Tedx Talks
Not Your Model Minority, by Kelly Choi

University of California
The Chinese in America: A Narrative History, lecture by Iris Chang


The Daily
A Murderous Rampage in Georgia

Still Processing
Asian-Americans Talk About Racism, and We Listen — Part 1
Asian-Americans Talk About Racism, and We Listen — Part 2

Self Evident: Asian America’s Stories
Hate Goes Viral (1 of 3)
Here Comes the Neighborhood (2 of 3)
We Hear You (3 of 3)