After a week of global protests against racism and police violence, I did not feel like sharing a list of happy design items.
So instead I’m sharing some of the resources I came across that help explain what is happening and why.
Black Lives Matter.
Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay’s examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country’s history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America.
I Am Not Your Negro offers an incendiary snapshot of James Baldwin’s crucial observations on American race relations – and a sobering reminder of how far we’ve yet to go.
By former President Barack Obama. I miss him so much.
In this profound, thought-provoking and often hilarious talk, Baratunde Thurston reveals the power of language to change stories of trauma into stories of healing – while challenging us all to level up.
Through a life of passion and struggle, Malcolm X became one of the most influential figures of the 20th Century. In this riveting account, he tells of his journey from a prison cell to Mecca, describing his transition from hoodlum to Muslim minister.
Based on a true story about the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.
On the same street where peaceful protesters were dispersed with tear gas so Trump could pose with a bible at a church.
From above, White House on the right:
A (Dutch) website that share a collection of resources, to inspire you to not only do your homework, but also take action.