RESOURCES

stay tuned for updates and spotlights on this collected list of resources!

New in May:

The Dancers Amplified Podcast hosted by Alanna Archibald

In this episode, I am speaking with Portia Adams, a dancer at Ballet de Monte-Carlo. We discuss the workplace and how our surroundings, good and bad affect us as professionals, microaggressions, and laugh about our "don't touch my hair" experiences. Enjoy!

 
 

Racial equity consultants and resources for anti-racism training

Articles

The Sugarcoated Language Of White Fragility

 

4 Ways White People Can Process Their Emotions Without Bringing the White Tears

 

Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person

 

Woke Supremacy

 

The Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture

 

Jackie Taylor and The Black Ensemble Theater Release a Statement Against Racism and Injustice

 

‘It’s time to step up’: Black members of Broadway community call out racism behind the curtain

 

Cody Renard Richard on Experiencing Racism as a Broadway Stage Manager, and a Call to Allies

 

Opinion | Why intersectionality can't wait

 

Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your Mind (Published 2019)

 

Racial Equity Tools

Racial Equity & Inclusion Framework - The Annie E. Casey Foundation (downloadable PDF)

The Problem with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

The Problems with Modern day Diversity and Inclusion

The Ford Foundation on diversity, equity, and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion: 8 best practices for changing your culture

How to Integrate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into Everyday Operations

Ally or Accomplice? The Language of Activism

White Accomplices

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack - Peggy McIntosh

Dismantling Racism Workbook

97 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Intersectionality, explained: meet Kimberlé Crenshaw, who coined the term

 

Anti-Racism Is A Core Leadership Competency | by Tim Cynova | Curious

Dance and ballet-specific reading material

Personal testimonials from Black dancers

Racial Justice Movements and Funds

Reports

Additional Resources

Take Care of Yourselves

Anti-Racism Books

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by Adrienne Maree Brown

Pleasure Activism by Adrienne Maree Brown

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo

A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn

Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities by Craig Steven Wilder

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

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

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

The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward E. Baptist 

Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code by Ruha Benjamin

Racism without Racists by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

Our History is The Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance by Nick Estes

My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Mending of Our Bodies and Hearts by Resmaa Menakem 

The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome by Alondra Nelson

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein 

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson 

Latinx by Ed Morales

Dance-specific books

Podcasts

Talks + Documentaries

Publications

Equity + Diversity Policies