“In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.” Angela Davis
A reading list of Black Lives Matter and anti-racist online resources is available here. List created in liaison with the Bodleian Libraries, College Libraries and JCR Welfare reps. Access to the resources is provided for free by the University via SOLO. For those looking for recommendations for actions to take to counter institutional racism, please see the recommendation's from the University's BME staff network here.
Further recommendations from stakeholders / campaigning groups are available here:
open letter: oxford university must tackle systemic racism from Common Ground Oxford
Open Letter to the Vice Chancellor on structural anti-Blackness at Oxford University from Oxford SU
A selection of further departmental specific recommendations written by students / campaigning groups are available here:
Dismantling Systemic Racism at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII): An Open Letter
Open Letter: #BlackLivesMatter Demands to the Oxford Faculty of Classics
Student response to Music Faculty statement on anti-racism
Letter to Department of Politics and International Relations
Letter to the Philosophy Faculty
Race and Decolonisation in the Faculty of English open letter
An extended resource guide for broadening understanding of anti-racism is available here, these guides cover podcasts, tv shows films and more:
Anti-racism resources from writer Alyssa Klein and activist and filmmaker Sarah Sophie Flicker.
Justice in June provides daily reading recommendations to equip people to become better allies. The readings are divided up by how much time you have each day.
Anti-racist organisational development: training and resources - Resources for organisations wanting to under go an anti-racist self assessment and work towards being an anti-racist organisation