Anti-Racist Resources

This is in no way a comprehensive list of resources, but it’s a start if you’re looking for resources to self-educate on how to be anti-racist!

(last updated September 2020)

*Anti-Racist Reading Recommendations

Diversity Baseline [in publishing] Survey 2019 Results (Lee & Low)

Publishing Statistics on Children’s/YA Books about People of Color and First/Native Nations and by People of Color and First/Native Nations Authors and Illustrators (CCBC)

People of Color to Publishing: We’re Not Okay by An Afro-Latina in publishing (Publisher’s Weekly)

‘A Conflicted Cultural Force’: What It’s Like to Be Black in Publishing Interviews by Concepción de LeónAlexandra AlterElizabeth A. Harris and Joumana Khatib (New York Times)

Why We Don’t Italicize Spanish – Daniel José Older

The Year in Hyphenates by Kim Fu

Publishing industry is overwhelmingly white and female, US study finds (The Guardian)

Do You Have “Advantage Blindness”? by Ben Fuchs, Megan Reitz, John Higgins (Harvard Business Review)

Implicit Bias (resources) UCLA

Holding up the Mirror: Recognizing and Dismantling the “White Savior Complex” by Janine Guarino (Medium)

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh

The White-Savior Industrial Complex (The Atlantic)

Racism against white people doesn’t exist in America, and here’s why it never will by Karen Fratti

The Diversity Conversation (

The Diversity Conversation pt2: Resources and Links (

We Need Diverse Books

Writing in the Margins

American Indians in Children’s Literature

Reading While White

Writing With Color

Minorities in Publishing

CBC Diversity

Rich in Color

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