Anti-Racism Resources

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New Jersey Association for Music Therapy 

Anti-Racism Resources

These resources have been compiled to help start, inform and facilitate conversations on race and racism for the music therapy community . 

 

Music Therapy Resources

  1. Talking about Police Brutality with Clients of Color (Resource Guide)

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5bb4cd5c01232c468d3a9cb0/t/5ed069bc05f7d56275b9093a/1590716860172/police+brutality.pdf

  1. Anti-Oppressive Practices by Music Therapists of Color (Resource Guide)

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0275/7292/8651/files/Anti-Oppressive_Practice_Resource_Guide.pdf?v=1591335221  

  1. Acknowledging Identity, Privilege, and Oppression in Music Therapy  (Article)

https://blog.oup.com/2018/03/identity-privilege-oppression-music-therapy/

  1. Experiencing Race as a Music Therapist: Personal Narrative (Book)

https://www.amazon.com/Experiencing-Race-Music-Therapist-Narratives/dp/1937440397

  1. View of Multicultural Music Therapy: An Exploration (Position Paper)

https://voices.no/index.php/voices/article/view/2278/2033

  1. Towards A Culturally Centered Music Therapy Practice (Paper)

https://voices.no/index.php/voices/article/view/2278/2033

  1. Multicultural Considerations in Music Therapy Research (Chapter)

https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1011&context=mustherapy_fac

  

Resources for Black Mental Health:

  1. The Open Series https://www.theopenseries.com/
  2. ST. Foxie http://stfoxie.com/
  3. Heal Haus https://www.healhaus.com/
  4. Ask Dr. Jess https://www.askdrjess.com/about-1
  5. Black Girl in Om https://www.blackgirlinom.com/
  6. Dive In Well https://www.diveinwell.com/
  7. Therapy for Black Girls https://therapyforblackgirls.com/
  8. Afrcian American Mental Health https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Identity-and-Cultural-Dimensions/Black-African-American
  9. 44 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Survive in this Country https://www.self.com/story/black-mental-health-resources
  10.  Black Women’s Health Imperative https://bwhi.org/tag/mental-health/

 

Singable Songbooks for Children in Music Therapy:

  1. 10 Singable Books by Black Authors http://annapolismusictherapy.com/blog/?fbclid=IwAR3pT8VogobLLZs2N2SY78zmCBv5FT9RN14ZNz3_aD_t2zH72XZ2sAv7Zjw
  2. Sunshine on My Shoulders https://www.amazon.com/dp/1584690488/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_zwc6EbGRMJT8Y?fbclid=IwAR1zPLmOPTcq5sJNvpiZluUpxx1B7PX6x_QtXISggmrMlzZJUMv1h3unM_I
  3. This Little Light of Mine https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1688183.This_Little_Light_of_Mine?fbclid=IwAR0ELdo8eeSzHulwKHlN5mcEunBfJTvRaA5C_a9kb35c14I9hHL5Iu9ahXY
  4. What a Wonderful World https://www.amazon.com/dp/1627792562/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_Dcd6EbZCW1GMN?fbclid=IwAR3nXmImC2dDSDqUwxx8FYv_oAmuO-nc52kU_8lJnfoyUwKULWgo3MR31Ds
  5. Squeak, Rumble, Whomp! Whomp! Whomp!: A Sonic Adventure https://www.amazon.com/Squeak-Rumble-Whomp-Sonic-Adventure/dp/0763639915/ref=mp_s_a_1_fkmr1_2?dchild=1&keywords=winston%20marsalis%20childrens%20book&qid=1592286216&sr=8-2-fkmr1&fbclid=IwAR1Os91QrvJ7mm77pNBLsdpVZ5-dchqr4dbOMl3VUcmyzRbPFJGMg5fnu7M
  6. I Got Rhythm https://www.amazon.com/I-Got-Rhythm-Connie-Schofield-Morrison/dp/1619631784?fbclid=IwAR1Os91QrvJ7mm77pNBLsdpVZ5-dchqr4dbOMl3VUcmyzRbPFJGMg5fnu7M

 

Educational Resources

 

One Site Resources

  1. Fantasy World Masters List of Resources on How to Dismantle Systemic Racism

Information provided includes: 

  • Daily Updates
  • Literature: Black History 
  • Resources for Educators 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16CFLrMySyQR8cLTmACUKtHfc-UQ9PUA0ktLAfApydS8/htmlview?usp=sharing&pru=AAABcqNT_R8*FkB1gCNKqSKjmj4wC267QA

 

Articles

Medium Article: 75 Things White People Can Do For Racial Injustice

https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e023Black Lives Matter Co-Founder

Explains Why This Time is Different By Issac Chotiner

https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/a-black-lives-matter-co-founder-explains-why-this-time-is-different

 

Race Talk: Engaging Young People in Conversations about Race and Racism

https://www.adl.org/education/resources/tools-and-strategies/race-talk-engaging-young-people-in-conversations-about

 

‘I’m Prejudiced,’ He Said. Then We Kept Talking. By Heather C. McGhee

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/10/opinion/sunday/im-prejudiced-he-said-then-we-kept-talking.html

 

The Corona Virus Was an Emergency Until Trump Found Out Who Was Dying By Adam Serwer

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/05/americas-racial-contract-showing/611389/

 

White Privilege: Unpacking The Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh

http://convention.myacpa.org/houston2018/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/UnpackingTheKnapsack.pdf

 

Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/05/ahmaud-arbery/611539/

 

21 Anti-Racist Videos to Share With Kids 

https://www.weareteachers.com/anti-racism-videos/?fbclid=IwAR2i0ZDeUc1eH_22C9r1JTN_ca77yXnE1yU5ttNRd_wNW4o1YBXVgiyEBaQ

 

 

Non-Fiction Books

 

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

by Michelle Alexander

 

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

 

Redefining Realness by Janet Mock 

 

How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

 

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

 

A Black Women’s History of the United States by Diana Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross

https://www.wordbookstores.com/book/9780807033555

 

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

 

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

 

Divided Sisters by Midge Wilson and Kathy Russell https://www.amazon.com/Divided-Sisters-Midge-Wilson/dp/0385473613

 

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison https://www.amazon.com/Bluest-Eye-Vintage-International/dp/0307278441

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston  https://www.amazon.com/Their-Eyes-Were-Watching-God/dp/0060838671

They Cant Kill Us All by Wesley Lowery https://www.amazon.com/They-Cant-Kill-All-Baltimore/dp/0316312479

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou https://www.amazon.com/Know-Why-Caged-Bird-Sings/dp/0345514408

Fatal Intervention by Dorothy Roberts https://www.amazon.com/Fatal-Invention-Politics-Re-create-Twenty-first/dp/1595588345

Locking Up Our Own by James Forman https://www.amazon.com/Locking-Up-Our-Own-Punishment/dp/0374189978

 

Podcasts/Ted Talks

 

Ted Talk - Ibram X. Kendi: How to build an antiracist World

https://www.ted.com/talks/ibram_x_kendi_how_to_build_an_antiracist_world?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare 

 

The Seeing White podcast is a production from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and is distributed by the public radio nonprofit organization PRX. The second season, which explored the "history and meaning of whiteness," is essential listening for parents.

 

So Get Me, a podcast from the Grammy-nominated children’s hip-hop group Alphabet Rockers, is for families of all backgrounds who want to work for racial justice. In their music and work with school children, the Alphabet Rockers encourage kids to practice intervening when they witness exclusion of any kind in school or out in public, including racism and prejudice.

 

1619 (New York Times)

 

Code Switch (NPR)

 

Intersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberle Crenshaw

 

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast

 

Pod for the Cause (Leadership Conf on Civil & Human Rights)

 

Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)

 

Seeing White Podcast

 

Parenting Forward podcast episode 'Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt'

 

Fare of the Free Child Podcast

 

Videos/Movies

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent
  • Blindspotting (Carlos López Estrada) — Hulu with Cinemax or available to rent
  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent
  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent
  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent or on Kanopy
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent for free in June in the U.S.
  • King In The Wilderness  — HBO
  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix
  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent
  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax
  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

 

Social Media 

 

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This list is  not exhaustive, we have looked through the Anti-Ractists Alliance’s resources and provided a limited list but more extensive materials can be found on the ARA’s  anti-racism resources page that be found here 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/preview?pru=AAABcsJpK34*8ssl4XXrZPa-AWyjQJoK4A