For Self-Education

Below are resources that can help us become better members within our community. In particular, these resources focus on ways to fight racism within the department, Duke, and society writ large. Feel free to help contribute to this list by dropping us a line!

Anti-Racism Resources:

Read:

Listen: Code Switch Podcast [NPR]

Watch: 13th [Netflix] (Official trailer)

Act:

Donate: Once you’ve made a donation, please register it at bit.ly/DukeBioDonate to add to the challenge set forth by Tyler Edwards. You can track our progress at bit.ly/DukeBioCounter 

Additional Resources:

The following resources have been compiled in a widely shared document by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein. View the document here.

Resources for white parents to raise anti-racist children:

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
  • Blindspotting (Carlos López Estrada) — Hulu with Cinemax or 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 for free in June in the U.S.
  • 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: