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

Educational Materials

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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.