Black Lives Matter and anti-racism resources

The following list of resources have been compiled by members of the School of Nursing Inclusivity, Diversity, and Equity Committee as a starting point for anti-racist education for School of Nursing community members and the general public. They are not exhaustive. If you have further questions, concerns, or additions, please contact Nikayla Speltz at spelt020@umn.edu.

Educational Materials

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Books

Articles

Film & Television

  • “13th” (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • “American Son” (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
  • “Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975” — Rent
  • “Blindspotting” (Carlos López Estrada) — Rent, Hulu (with Cinemax)
  • “Clemency” (Chinonye Chukwu) — Rent, Hulu 
  • “Dear White People” (Justin Simien) — Netflix
  • “Fruitvale Station” (Ryan Coogler) — Rent
  • “I Am Not Your Negro” (James Baldwin doc) — Rent, Kanopy
  • “If Beale Street Could Talk” (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
  • “Just Mercy” (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Rent, for free in June in the U.S.
  • “King In The Wilderness” — HBO
  • “See You Yesterday” (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix
  • “Selma” (Ava DuVernay) — Rent, Youtube
  • “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” — Rent
  • “The Hate U Give” (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu (with Cinemax)
  • “When They See Us” (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • This Free North” (TPT-produced documentary on the Black experience at the University of Minnesota)
  • Jim Crow of the North” (TPT-produced documentary on the racist history of housing in Minnesota)
  • “Crime and Punishment” (Stephen Maing) — Hulu
  • No Más Bebés” (PBS-produced documentary on the forced sterilization of immigrant women in California in the 1960s and 1970s)

Organizations/Individuals to Follow

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Educators, Activists, and Individual Organizers

Contact organizations regarding their response to the BLM Movement

Think: alma maters, professional orgs, religious orgs, anything you’re involved in.