100% Jodi: Entry Points to Antiracism

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This episode shares my quick reflections on the racist and political events of May/June of 2020.

I am reaching out to my community in the hopes that I can ease overwhelm, validate the swirling emotions many of us are feeling and offer some resources to begin actively being antiracist everyday.

The First Steps You Can Take

Sign petitions and donate:

Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatter.com/

Change.org: https://www.change.org/

Color of Change: https://colorofchange.org/

Next, Educate yourself

Films:

Just Mercy: https://www.justmercyfilm.com/ (currently free on many platforms)

Neflix Original, 13th: https://www.netflix.com/title/80091741

Books:

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad

Please consider buying your books from black-owned businesses: https://afrotech.com/10-black-owned-online-bookstores-to-support-while-at-home

Podcasts:

Scene on Radio Season 4: http://www.sceneonradio.org/the-land-that-never-has-been-yet/

Speaking Your Brand, The Work of Anti-Racism as White Women with Carol Cox and Diane Diaz: https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/work-of-anti-racism-as-white-women-ep-175/

Massive Resource list

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/mobilebasic?fbclid=IwAR2mUzWm1BXxQZ-pV-zxzvR8J16Zipi2h5H1P8bz5kMOeO6bGnwJOEYP6Vo

Articles on how to be an Ally:

For Our White Friends Desiring To Be Allieshttps://sojo.net/articles/our-white-friends-desiring-be-allies?fbclid=IwAR21Gm97ZmSRSAp0MST1ZPbfOaulK0VDlaT10N9Aot3dQy-80e_59hJNBxU

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice, https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

The Great Unlearn (Patreon): https://www.patreon.com/thegreatunlearn?fbclid=IwAR1KwfHB2ZdujGv9FrxfY9BlBAD1VixReHoyq-7Z8MazHkvkpfC18Gr0irw

Other resources:

The Center for Transformation and Change: https://drkathyobear.com/

As always, I hope this was of value to you and here’s to your success!

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