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June 15, 2020


Memorial with painting of George Floyd on a brick wall

We hope the following resources help support your continued growth and action in addressing racial and social injustice.

Self-Care Resources

Black Mental Health Resources

Supporting the Well-Being of Students of Color


Action Resources

Healing Action Toolkit

OKC Black Lives Matter Facebook Page – Peaceful Protest Information

10 Steps to Non-Optical Allyship

Support Black-Owned Businesses in OKC


Educational Tools

Black Lives Matter & Intercultural Development in Higher Education

National Council of Teacher of English Takes A Stance Against Racism

Antiracist Resources For Your 2020-2021 Teaching

Professional Development Resources about Social Injustice for Faculty and Staff


Articles of Interest

Racism is a public health issue and ‘police brutality must stop; read what medical groups have to say on the topic.


Educational Viewing

  • 13th (Netflix)
  • American Son (Netflix)
  • Crash (Amazon Prime)
  • Dear White People (Netflix)
  • Fruitvale Station (Amazon Prime)
  • I Am Not Your Negro (Apple and Amazon Prime)
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Hulu)
  • Just Mercy (Amazon and Apple)
  • King of the Wilderness (HBO)
  • Rodney King (Netflix)
  • Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland (HBO)
  • See You Yesterday (Netflix)
  • The Hate You Give (Cinemax)
  • When They See Us (Netflix)

Educational Listening

  • 1619 (New York Times)
  • About Race
  • Code Switch (NPR)
  • Intersectionality Matters! Hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw
  • Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast
  • Pod For The Cause
  • Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)
  • Seeing White

Educational Reading

  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  • How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
  • Divided Sisters by Midge Wilson and Kathy Russell
  • The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 by Tim Madigan
  • So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • They Can Kill Us All by Wesley Lowery
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander
  • Locking Up Our Own by James Forman
  • Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
  • The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
  • When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele

Organizations to Follow


Collected Resources