Resources to Extend Your Learning

Black Women and Girls’ Lived Experiences

Martis, E. (2020, January 31). 5 Black Women Talk About Their Lives In Canada | Chatelaine. https://www.chatelaine.com/living/black-women-talk-about-canada/

Wallace, J. K. N. M. C. A.-B. R. U., City of Toronto; Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI); and Justine. (n.d.). Black Women in Canada. Behind the Numbers. Retrieved August 24, 2020, from http://behindthenumbers.ca/shorthand/black-women-in-canada/

Sexual Violence, Black People and Anti-Black Racism

Barriers for Black Survivors. (n.d.). End Rape on Campus. Retrieved August 24, 2020, from https://endrapeoncampus.org/eroc-blog/2017/2/23/barriers-for-black-survivors

Beyond Lights, Camera, Action & Surviving R. Kelly Viewing Parties. (2019). Black Women’s Blueprint. https://d6474d13-2b53-4643-b862-e78077ee7880.filesusr.com/ugd/f0223e_a8a07bd525ef4ce0922f6b898be837c3.pdf

Burke, T., & Brown, B. (n.d.). Being Heard and Seen. Retrieved August 24, 2020, from https://brenebrown.com/podcast/brene-tarana-burke-on-empathy/

Johnson, K. (2018). Culturally Specific Services for African-American Self-Identified Sexual Assault Survivors in Detroit. SASHA Center. https://www.sashacenter.org/TheSASHAModelPaper2018.pdf

Lee, S. (2018, February 22). There Is No #MeToo Without Black Women. Healthline. https://www.healthline.com/health/black-women-metoo-antirape-movement

Msosa, Y. (2018, May 29). Roots and Resistance. https://vimeo.com/345960210

One Year of #MeToo: The Legacy of Black Women’s Testimonies | The New Yorker. (n.d.). Retrieved August 24, 2020, from https://www.newyorker.com/culture/personal-history/one-year-of-metoo-the-legacy-of-black-womens-testimonies

Ritchie, A. (2019). Expanding Our Frame: Deepening Our Demands For Safety and Healing for Black Survivors of Sexual Violence. National Black Women’s Justice Institute. https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/0c71ee_0430993a393840f7af620d34b8e4624e.pdf

#blacklivesmatter

The Black Lives Canada Syllabus

Cole, D. (2020). The skin we’re in: A year of black resistance and power. Doubleday Canada.

Diverlus, R., Hudson, S., & Ware, S. M. (2020). Until we are free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada. University of Regina Press

Walcott, R., & Abdillahi, I. (2019). BlackLife: Post-BLM and the struggle for freedom. ARP Books.

Police and Prison Abolition

Abolition in Canada Syllabus (2019)

Maynard, R. (2017). Policing black lives: State violence in Canada from slavery to the present. Fernwood Publishing.

Allyship and anti-racism

15 ways to strengthen anti-racist practice. (n.d.). Catalyst Project: A Center for Political Education and Movement Building. Retrieved August 24, 2020, from https://collectiveliberation.org/15-ways-to-strengthen-anti-racist-practice/

Black Lives Matter. (2020, June 24). A Guide to Allyship. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CIfMQED_B444Y-K8kAqUOgq8xrSFdSrjFBRnyK6wmz4/edit?usp=embed_facebook

Kendi, I. X. (2019). How to be an antiracist (First Edition). One World.

Kim, M. (2020, June 30). 20+ Allyship Actions for Asians to Show Up for the Black Community Right Now. Medium. https://medium.com/awaken-blog/20-allyship-actions-for-asians-to-show-up-for-the-black-community-right-now-464e5689cf3e

olsson, joan. (1997). Detour Spotting for White Anti-racists. Racial Equity Tools. https://www.racialequitytools.org/resourcefiles/olson.pdf

Oluo, I. (2018). So you want to talk about race (First edition). Seal Press.

Oluo, I. (2018, March 2). Welcome To The Anti-Racism Movement—Here’s What You’ve Missed. Medium. https://medium.com/the-establishment/welcome-to-the-anti-racism-movement-heres-what-you-ve-missed-711089cb7d34

Saad, L. F. (2020). Me and white supremacy: Combat racism, change the world, and become a good ancestor. Sourcebooks.

Shutack, C. (2020, August 24). 103 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice. Medium. https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

For Those in Management and Leadership

Celotto, B. (n.d.). Supporting Black Staff In Times of Crisis: What Managers and Organizational Leaders Can Do To Support Black Lives. Retrieved August 24, 2020, from https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/supporting-black-staff-times-crisis-what-managers-can-bryce

How to Manage When Things Are Not Okay (And Haven’t Been For Centuries). (n.d.). The Management Center. Retrieved August 24, 2020, from https://www.managementcenter.org/resources/how-to-manage-when-things-are-not-okay-and-havent-been-for-centuries/

Kim, M. (2019, October 25). How to Manage Your Team in Times of Political Trauma. Medium. https://medium.com/awaken-blog/managing-teams-in-times-of-political-trauma-what-to-do-what-to-say-to-boost-psychological-safety-b5782969d6fa

Leading During Traumatic and Triggering Events. (2013). Diversity Equity Inclusiveness Consulting. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Evnkjj9a0qTUbOQkPNQtYCbMi3ixqQqa0WDtPKvE1-s/edit#heading=h.xziywe9ztnwq

Ryerson University, Office of the Vice President, Equity and Community Inclusion. (2020). Anti-Black Racism Campus Climate Review.