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Anti-Racism Fiction

Genesee County REACH – Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health

 Contact person: Tamara Brickey

Neighbors Without Borders – Sponsors of the Tendaji Talks

American Friends Service Committee – Founded in 1917, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. They are sponsoring an initiative to defund the police.

Black Lives Matter Detroit – BLM is a Black led movement which welcomes individuals of every identity, and makes an effort to center the most marginalized among us.

NAACP Flint – Local branch of  the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization

Urban League of Flint – The Urban League of Flint is an affiliate of the National Urban League, a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities.

1619 – The New York Times audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling. 

Black on the Air -Emmy award-winning producer, actor and comedian Larry Wilmore weighs in on the issues of the week and interviews guests in the worlds of politics, entertainment, culture, sports, and beyond. 

Codeswitch – From NPR, “Code Switch shines a light on the pervasive nature of racism, from language and workplace culture to social norms.”

Pod Save the People – On Pod Save the People, organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with fellow activists Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Dr. Clint Smith. 

All My Relations – Before and during the enslavement and exploitation of Black Americans, there was the genocide of Native Americans and it’s important that anti racism conversations begin there. 

Tendaji Talks – A lecture series on systemic racism and African American history in Flint, in honor of Tendaji Ganges. 

#KidLit4BlackLives Rally – Led by Kwame Alexander, Jacqueline Woodson, and Jason Reynolds, the Rally featured inspiring words, music, and numerous calls to action in support of equity and justice. 

Flint Beat – A local online publication. Flint Beat‘s founder and publisher, Jiquanda Johnson is a Flint-area native with more than 16 years of experience in journalism including print, television and digital media. She has worked for The Detroit News, NBC25, Fox and MLive Media Group/The Flint Journal, where she covered the city of Flint.