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“The ultimate measure of a person is not where one stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where one stands in times of challenge and controversy.” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Parents to Raise Anti-Racist Children




St. Matthew's has an active Anti-Racism team called the SMART TEAM (St. Matthew's Anti-Racism Team). This team meets regularly to collectively learn about ways to dismantle racism in themselves and broader community. This team hosts communituy conversations, movies and educational opportunties on a regular basis.

Articles to Read

Videos to Watch

Podcasts to Subscribe To

Books to Read

Films & TV Series to Watch

  • 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 for free in June in the U.S.

  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent

  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Available to rent for free

  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

  • Facing Race

Organizations to Follow on Social Media

More Resources to Check Out

Compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein, May 2020


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