Listening & educating ourselves and those around us are the first steps in ending systemic bias and racism. Below are We Speak's recommendations for Anti-bias Education, courtesy of Quincie Zari


Readings


Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks

By Donald Bogle


 The Color Complex: The Politics of Skin Color in a New Millennium

By: Kathy Russell Midge Wilson and Ronald Hall


It’s exhausting. How many hashtags will it take for all of America to see Black people as more than their skin color?

By Rita Omokha for Elle


White Fragility -Robin DiAngelo


Biased- Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt


White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women's Studies- Peggy McIntosh 


Documentaries 


Dark Girls: Filmmakers Bill Duke and D. Channsin Berry explore a deep-seated bias within black culture against women with darker skin.


13th: Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation's prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.