Black Lives Matter - Books, Instagram, Documentaries & More


Instagram Accounts you can Follow

Nova Reid – @Novareidoffical on Instagram Nova runs in-depth and comprehensive anti-racism courses. For anyone in a financial position to do so the knowledge you gain about becoming a better ally to POC is invaluable.

Munroe Bergdorf – @Munroebergdorf on Instagram

Donté Colley – @Dontecolley on Instagram

Stephanie Yeboah – @StephanieYeboah on Instagram 

Chrissy Rutherford – @Chrissyford on Instagram. Chrissy uploaded a very helpful IGTV title “It’s not enough to just say “I’m not racist”

Nicole Ocran – @Nicoleocran on Instagram. Nicole’s BLM highlight is really insightful and points out the emotional labour that POC goes through when white people continually ask for help/directions/resources.

Jameela Jamil – @JameelaJamilOfficial on Instagram

Florence Given – @Florencegiven on Instagram

Rachel Elizabeth Cargle – @Rachel.cargle on Instagram.

Layla F. Saad – @Laylafsaad on Instagram Layla is the author of Me and White Supremacy.

Dom Roberts – @Domrobxtrts on Instagram.

The Grief Case – @Thegriefcase on Instagram. Specifically, take a look at this post about supporting black communities.

The Conscious Kid – @theconsciouskid on Instagram. If you are a parent take a look at this post discussing the idea that children may be ‘too young’ to learn about race issues and how racism can be reinforced by the silence of white caregivers.

Mireille C Harper – @Mireillecharper on Instagram. Be sure to read her post on education and advice regarding non-optical-allyship.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – @AOC on Instagram congresswoman for NY has been sharing helpful information for those protesting.

Janaya Future Khan – @Janayathefuture on Instagram. Janaya has uploaded a live-stream to her IGTV aimed at white people only, to teach and educate, for people wanting to know what else they can do to help.

Gal-Dem Magazine – @galdemzine on Instagram.

From Privilege to Progress – @Privtoprog on Instagram.

Yazzie – @Standforhumanity on Instagram. 

Black Lives Matter – @Blklivesmatter on Instagram.

Books you can read

Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge. Reni is also asking people who buy her book to purchase from small independent sellers or better yet borrow from a friend and spend the money on donating.

Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World by Layla F. Saad.

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo. Find Robin’s other literature, podcasts, articles and more here.

I Am Not Your Baby Mother by Candice Braithwaite

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

Race Matters by Cornel West

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a world made for whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

When They Call You a Terrorist

Shows, Documentaries and Ted Talks you can watch

White People, Enough: A Look at Power and Control | Jaelyn Coates | TEDxCSU

Let’s get to the root of racial injustice | Megan Ming Francis | TEDxRainier

Not all Superheros wear capes-how you have the power to change the world | Nova Reid | TEDxFrankfurt


The Hate U Give - Hulu/Amazon

I Am Not Your Negro – Documentary Amazon 


Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?

Get Out

Hale County This Morning, This Evening

If Beale Could Talk



When They See Us – Netflix 

Dear White People – Netflix

Explained: The Racial Wealth Gap


Time: The Kalief Browder Story

Who Killed Malcom X?

Fruitvale Station


What happens when I try to talk race with white people – YouTube 

How to Financially Help BLM with No Money

A Conversation on Race with Dr Anita Phillips & Christine Caine

A Conversation with Pastor Carl Lentz & Bishop T.D Jakes

A Conversation with Pastor Steven Furtick & Pastor John Gray

Queen & Slim

Articles you can read

Why You Need to Stop Saying “All Lives Matter” By Rachel Cargle

10 Habits of Someone Who Doesn’t Know They’re Anti-Black

How to be a white ally by Stephanie Yeboah (Patreon)

100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color

Podcasts you can listen to

Code: Switch NPR 

Momentum: A Race Forward 

Intersectionality Matters! 

About Race 

Nova Reid and Vicki & Selina from loveprojectlove 

Group Chat – ‘Its time to get Uncomfortable’

About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge


Code Switch

Lynching in America

All My Relations 

Let me know if there are any more resources I should add to the list above! A x

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