By the TMoM team

Over the past week our TMoM team has felt a wave of emotions. We’ve felt heartbroken, angry, helpless and hopeless. But as the days have progressed and we’ve seen the community coming together, we’ve also felt inspired and emboldened.

Let’s do our part to make a change. Below is a start on a list of resources we’ve found through shares on social media, our own research, and recommendations from friends and family – but we’d love to include suggestions from our readers.  Please feel free to add your suggestions as a comment below so we can grow this list of much needed resources.


Book Lists

31 Children’s Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism and Resistance
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27 Books to Help you Talk to Your Kids About Racism
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5 Books to Teach Your Kids About Privilege and Socioeconomic Differences
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Books to Teach White Children and Teens How to Undo Racism and White Supremacy
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Understanding and Dismantling Racism: A Booklist for White Readers
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Anti-Racism Books by African American Authors

So You Want To Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo

How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X Kendi

Me and White Supremacy” by Layla Saad

The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander

Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race” by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Be the Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation” by Latasha Morrison


Petition to Sign

Justice for George Floyd “Demand The Ban on Chokeholds” – Preventing Excessive Force
Your signature joins with others in demanding elected officials resurrect and pass HR 4408, the Eric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act 2019-2020. Dr King and the panels talked a great deal about this specific petition and the need for it to be moved in Congress for action to happen.
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Things to Watch

The King Center is holding a live online protest daily until June 8 from 7-8 pm. Led by Dr Bernice King and a panel of other speakers, this series is informative and hope-filled. Click THIS LINK to watch, or follow The King Center on Facebook to watch there as well.


Films, Documentaries and TV Series (some are also novels) To Educate
*Most of these films are not suited for children

Get Out

If Beale Street Could Talk

When They See Us (TV series)

The Last Black Man in San Francisco



Do the Right Thing

12 Years as Slave

Daughters of the Dust

Dear White People (TV series)


Roots (miniseries)


The Hate U Give

Movies/Shows for Young Children and Families

Our Friend, Martin 

Something Happened in our Town- animated series on YouTube

Dancing in the Light: The Janet Collins Story 

Motown Magic- Netflix kids

The Color of Friendship- Disney+

Ruby Bridges- Disney+

Movies for Older Children/Teens/Family


Glory Road- Disney+

The Watson’s Go to Birmingham 


Lean on Me

Hidden Figures 

Movies About Systematic Racial Injustice For the Whole Family

The Best of Enemies (PG 13)

Fruitvale Station (R)

Just Mercy(PG 13) *currently streaming free on a variety of platforms


Numbers to Call

Southern Coalition for Social Justice
The Southern Coalition for Social Justice is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in August 2007 in Durham, North Carolina by a multidisciplinary group, predominantly people of color, who believe that families and communities engaged in social justice struggles need a team of lawyers, social scientists, community organizers and media specialists to support them in their efforts to dismantle structural racism and oppression.

The Abolitionist Law Center
The Abolitionist Law Center is a public interest law firm inspired by the struggle of political and politicized prisoners, and organized for the purpose of abolishing class and race based mass incarceration in the United States. The Abolitionist Law Center engages in litigation on behalf of people whose human rights have been violated in prison, produces educational programs to inform the general public about the evils of mass incarceration, and works to develop a mass movement against the American penal system by building alliances and nurturing solidarity across social divisions.

The Workers Center for Racial Justice
The Workers Center for Racial Justice works to increase access to quality jobs and strengthen working conditions and job security for Black workers and the families and communities that depend on them

The US Human Rights Network
The US Human Rights Network is a national network of organizations and individuals working to strengthen a human rights movement and culture within the United States led by the people most directly impacted by human rights violations. They work to secure dignity and justice for all.

Right to the City
Right to the City (RTTC) emerged in 2007 as a unified response to gentrification and a call to halt the displacement of low-income people, people of color, marginalized LGBTQ communities, and youths of color from their historic urban neighborhoods. They are a national alliance of racial, economic and environmental justice organizations. Through shared principles and a common frame and theory of change, RTTC is building a national movement for racial justice, urban justice, human rights, and democracy.


Places to Donate

6 Anti-Racist Organizations You Can Donate To Right Now
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NAACP Empowerment Programs
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North Carolina Racial Justice Act 
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Questions to Ask

Things to Do

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