Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Key learnings and educational resources.

While we as white people understand that we will never understand, it’s important for us to do the work and educate ourselves on these key issues. There are people that have dedicated their lives to researching and educating others in these areas so we urge you to learn, listen and pay them for their work and have listed some resources below that we have come across as a starting point. 

Key Concepts to Research

White Privilege

Why it’s hurtful to say All Lives Matter


Being an Active Ally

Systematic Racism

Internal Biases 

Other concepts to explore

White Saviorism

Unpacking white supremacy

Four Dimensions of Racism

Interpersonal Racism

Being an Active Ally

Dismantling internal racism

Know that you’ll never arrive or understand

Defunding Police

Ending Police Brutality

Amplifying BIPoC

BIPof vs POC

Centre the most marginalised

Do not centre yourself in the narrative.

Do the work yourself and don’t ask BIPoC to educate you


White Fragility - Robin Diangelo

Me and white supremacy - Layla F Saad

So you want to talk about race - Ijeoma Oluo

How to be an antiracist - Ibram X Kendi

Americanah - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Hate U Give - Angie Thomas

Black Feminist Thought - Patricia Hill Collins

Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race - Reni Eddo-Lodge

Women, Race & Class - Angela Y. Davis

The Master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house - Audre Lorde

The Fire Next Time - James Baldwin

Another Country - James Baldwin

The new Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colourblindness - Michelle Alexander

The color of law - Richard Rothstein


13th - Netflix

When they see us - Netflix

Dear White People - Netflix

American Son - Netflix


1619 - The New York Times

About Race - Reni Eddo - Lodge

Intersectionality Matters - Kimberle Crenshaw

Pod For The Cause - From the Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights

Seeing White

Code switch (NPR)

Momentum: a race forward podcast

Living Black Conversations - John Pilget

Accounts to follow 

Black Lives Matter @blklivesmatter

Janaya Future Khan @janayathefuture 

Check Your Privlege @ckyourprivlege 

Rachel Elizabeth Cargle @rachel.cargle 

Online Courses

Rachel Ricketts - Spiritual Activism webinars

Sharyn Holmes - Unpack Your Privilege. A global approach to anti-racism and anti-oppression

Australia and our First Nation Peoples

Find out who’s traditional country you’re on


Dark Emu - Bruce Pascoe

Terra Nullius - Claire G. Coleman

Growing up Aboriginal in Australia - edited by Anita Heiss

Talking to my country - Stan Grant

Australia Day - Stan Grant

Sand Talk - Tyson Yunkaporta

Black is The New White - Nakkiah Lui

Other readings and areas to research

The Uluru Statement - calling for a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution.

Change the date of Australia day


Rabbit Proof Fence

In my blood it runs

First Australians

Samson & Delilah


The Signal

Breathless - the death of David Dungay Jr

Take it Blak - NITV News

Birds Eye View

Brown Girl Pod


Free Her:






Accounts to follow







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