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[NEW] What Communities Can Accomplish with Recent COVID-19 Policy Updates, The National Alliance to End Homelessness, 2020.

[NEW] The case for accelerating financial inclusion in black communities, McKinsey & Company, 2020.

Wage gap robs Black women in D.C. of almost $2 million over lifetime, analysis finds, The Washington Post, 2020.

The 1619 Project, The New York Times.

The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus, The New York Times, 2020.

The Black-White Wage Gap Is as Big as It Was in 1950, The New York Times, 2020.

Behavioral Health Disparities in Black and Brown Communities: Making the Connection Between COVID-19 and Racism, Chandra Crawford, 2020.

Black Workers, Already Lagging, Face Big Economic Risks, The New York Times, Jeanna Smialek and Jim Tankersley, 2020.

How to Make this Moment the Real Turning Point for Change, Barak Obama, 2020.

The Intersection of Homelessness, Race, and the COVID-19 Crisis, National Alliance to End Homelessness, 2020.

The Rising Economic, Social, and Political Power of Women in America, Gary Maring, 2019.

The Unsurprising Reason More Black Americans Are Becoming Homeless, Alissa Walker, Curbed, 2020.

Tracking COVID-19’s Effects by Race and Ethnicity, Urban Institute, 2020.

A Vision for an Equitable DC, Urban Institute, 2018.

Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?, The Atlantic, Ibram X Kendi, 2020.

Films

13th. This documentary exposes injustice within the prison-industrial complex and explores how mass incarceration has become another way to enslave the black community in America.

Just Mercy. This film ells the story of Harvard Law School graduate Bryan Stevenson as he sets out to overturn the wrongful conviction of a man who was accused of murder based on the unreliable testimony. 

Segregated by Design, Short Film based on the book, The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein: https://www.segregatedbydesign.com

Time: The Kalief Bowder Story. This film tells the story of Kalief Browder who was accused of stealing a backpack and was held in prison for three years, from 2010 to 2013, without trial because his family was unable to pay his bail.

Podcasts

Code Switch from NPR: https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510312/codeswitch

Intersectionality Matters: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intersectionality-matters/id1441348908

Scene on Radio: Seeing White: Episode: ‘How race was made’: https://www.sceneonradio.org/episode-32-how-race-was-made-seeing-white-part-2/

Self Reflection and Social Evolution, Podcast Interview with Darnell Moore, Author of ‘Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America: https://onbeing.org/programs/darnell-moore-self-reflection-and-social-evolution/#guest

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown: Episode ‘Brené with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist’: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bren%C3%A9-with-ibram-x-kendi-on-how-to-be-an-antiracist/id1494350511?i=1000476611079

We Live Here: Episode: ‘At the Table and Dismissed’: https://podcasts.apple.com/gh/podcast/at-the-table-and-dismissed/id978375918?i=1000454726220

We the Unhoused: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/we-the-unhoused/id1490017575

Books