How to be anti-racist: a list of resources

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The killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man in Minneapolis, sparked protests all over the world, with hundreds of thousands of people marching in support of Black Lives Matter.

Across America, and in many major cities around the world, thousands of people came out to make their voices heard.

In Rome, a Black Lives Matter protest was held in Piazza del Popolo.

In 2020, it’s no longer enough to not be racist.

We must be actively anti-racist and help try to collectively tackle systematic racism and implicit bias wherever we may find it.

Only vigorous anti-racist action can change things now.

Each of us has a duty to confront our own racial biases and that can be uncomfortable at times.

As a football club, with a powerful platform to reach millions of people all over the world, AS Roma has a duty to act in an anti-racist way.

From suggested articles and books to read, organisations to donate to and films and videos to watch, here is a resource list to help us all to be anti-racist and a better ally to the Black Lives Matter movement…

Recommended articles to read

How to Be an Antiracist - Author Ibram X. Kendi on What We Get Wrong About Racism: Time Magazine

White people: this is what you need to do: GQ Magazine

The 1619 Project: The New York Times Magazine

The Death of George Floyd, In Context: The New Yorker

It’s exhausting. How many hashtags will it take for all of America to see Black people as more than their skin color?: Elle magazine

Don’t understand the protests? What you’re seeing is people pushed to the edge by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Los Angeles Times

I’m Black. My Mom is White. This Is The Talk We Had To Have About George Floyd’s Killing: Huffington Post

Recommended books to read

How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Blindspot by Anthony Greenwald and Mahzarin Banaji

Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds

Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Biased by Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Recommended videos to watch

Are you racist? No, isn’t a good enough answer: The Guardian

Check Your Privilege: Big Mamma

Racism has a cost for everyone: TedTalk

How White Privilege Works: The Root

How to Talk to Kids About Race: The Atlantic

How Can I Be Anti-Racist? Jubilee

Recommended films and documentaries to watch

13th 

American Son 

BlacKkKlansman 

Blindspotting 

Moonlight 

The Hate U Give 

When They See Us 

Do The Right Thing

I Am Not Your Negro

Selma

12 Years a Slave

If Beale Street Could Talk

Fruitvale Station

Dear White People

Just Mercy

Looking to donate some money to help?

Black Lives Matter

NAACP

George Floyd Memorial Fund

Black Visions Collective

Black Women in Sport Foundation

The National Association of Black Professional Athletes

Anti-Racism organisations to learn more

Fare Network

Kick It Out!

Show Racism The Red Card

Mondiali Antirazzisti

Football Unites Racism Divides

Centre for Access to Football in Europe

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