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Racial Equity Education & Resources

Resources to Learn & Grow

We invite you to explore the resources below to build your racial equity muscle and learn with us. We believe united action is powerful and it benefits our community to have a greater collective capacity and courage to identify and address racism and inequity in our community.

Join us for a 5-Day Racial Equity Challenge. 




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BIPOC & Health/Mental Health

Mental Health America Racism and Mental Health  (Read time: 4 minutes)

Mental Health America Black and African American Communities and Mental Health  (Read time: 10 minutes)

American Psychiatric Association Mental Health Disparities: Diverse Populations  (Read time: 10 minutes)

Mental Health America Racial Trauma  (Read time: 8 minutes)
Ted Talks on the link between health and racism: Learn about the detrimental (and even deadly) impact racism has on our minds and bodies — and what society can do to heal and support the wellbeing of all.  (Watch time: varies)


For Everyone

What is Privilege?  (Watch time: 4 minutes)
Seeing White Fragility  (Watch time: 6 minutes)
The New York Times: A Conversation on Race: A series of short films about identitiy in America   (Watch time: each video 5-6 minutes)
Medium: 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice   (Read time: 20 minutes)
BuzzFeed:  How Privileged Are You? Quiz  (Read time: 5 minutes)
Ted Talk: Let's get to the root of racial injustice   (Watch time: 20 minutes)
Moving the Race Conversation Forward   (Watch time: <5 minutes)
Undoing Racism by Design  (Read time: 4 minutes)
NPR Code Switch Podcast - Race. In Your Face.  (Listen time: <30 minutes)  (Read time: 6 minutes)
KERA Think: Let's Talk About Race  (Listen time: <50 minutes)
KERA Think: What Does it Mean to be Asian-American?  (Listen time: 48 minutes)
TED Talk: What it's like to be Muslim in America  (Watch time: 16 minutes)
NPR: Why Cities are Still So Segregated  (Watch time: 6 minutes)
Racial Equity Tools - Website with resources designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity.  
Talking About Race Toolkit from the Center for Social Inclusion  (Read time: 7 minutes)
Apple Podcasts: Intersectionality Matters!  (Listen time: ~60 minutes)
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast - features movement voices, stories, and strategies for racial justice.  (Listen time: ~30-60 minutes)
TED Talk: The Urgency of Intersectionality  (Watch time: 18 minutes)

For Families & Kids

PBS: How to Talk to your Kids about Anti-Racism. A List of Resources  (Read time: 7 minutes)

Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners - Given to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values (Read time: 5 minutes)

Looking for Excellent "Diverse" Books for Children? Start Here!  (Read time: 2 minutes)

Your Kids Aren't too young to Talk about Race: Resource Roundup  (Read time: 2 minutes)

PBS: Teaching Your Child About Black History  (Read time: 4 minutes)

The Integrated Schools Podcast - Hard conversations about race, parenting, segregation, and inequities in our schools  (Listen time: ~60 minutes)

Fare of the Free Child Podcast - weekly-published podcast community centering Black people, indigenous people, and People of Color in liberatory living and learning practices.  (Listen time: ~60 minutes)

Guide for Selecting Anti-Bias Children's Books  (Read time: 10 minutes)


For Companies & Groups

Harvard Business Review: The 10 Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial Justice  (Read time: 11 minutes)

How Companies Can Advance Racial Equity and Create Business Growth  (Read time: 5 minutes)

CNBC: CEOs need to lead the conversation on racial equality in business  (Watch time: 4 minutes)

PBS: 5 ways to approach racial equity at work   (Watch time: 36 minutes)

USC School of Social Work: Diversity Toolkit: A Guide to Discussing Identity, Power and Privilege  (Activity/Facilitator Guide)

SHRM: Overcoming Workplace Bias  (Various)

SHRM: Tips for Discussing Racial Injustice in the Workplace  (Read time: 5 minutes)


Local BIPOC* History

*Black, Indigenous, People of Color

Remembering Quakertown   (Read time: 10 minutes)
The Quakertown Story  (Read time: 15 minutes)
Hispanic Heritage in Denton County  (Read time: 5 minutes)

Support BIPOC Businesses in North Texas

Black Lives Matter in Denton - A list of Black-owned Businesses, Artists, Musicians, and Writers, Events, Organizations, etc.

Local BIPOC Organizations

LULAC - League of United Latin American Citizens | 940.594.4509

NAACP - Denton Chapter |  940.384.1999


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