EQUITY & BELONGING

The following list of D&I resources has been curated by TEMPO with recommendations directly from our members. If you have a resource to add, please email it to [email protected] 

Comprehensive Lists

75 things white people can do for racial justice

Anti-racism resources for white people

Comprehensive Ally Resources

Resources to Support Black Lives

Solidarity Resources

 

Articles

When my beautiful black boy grows from cute to a threat

My white boss talked about race in America and this is what happened

For our white friends desiring to be allies

Column: Anthony Lynn: 'I'm pissed off and I don't just want to put out a pretty statement'

The 1619 Project in New York Times Magazine

U.S. Businesses Must Take Meaningful Action Against Racism

How to help your Black friends and your non-Black friends today

13 mental health resources for black people trying to cope right now

'Mom, Why Don't You Have Any Black Friends?'

My White Friend Asked Me on Facebook to Explain White Privilege. I Decided to Be Honest

47 Very Specific Answers to 'What Can I Do to Help'?

Letter from Minneapolis: Why the Rebellion Had to Begin Here

3 purposeful steps corporate American can take to address racism

When black people are in pain, white people just join book clubs

Working From Home Poses Hurdles for Employees of Color

Why Having a Diverse Network is a Good Thing for Every Leader by Janette Braverman (TEMPO member)

 

Research

The State of Black Women in Corporate America 2020

 

Books

Do the work: an anti-racist reading list

10 Books About Race Non-Black People Should Be Reading Right Now

List of recommendations from The Booksmith, San Francisco

Black-owned Bookstores in the United States

Broadening the Story: 60 Picture Books Starring Black Mighty Girls

Dear Black Boy, It's Ok to Cry by Ebony Lewis (EWL member)

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

How to be Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory

The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table by Minda Harts

Begin Again by Eddie S. Glaude

 

Films/Documentaries/TV

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  (Amazon Prime)

13th (Netflix)

Clemency (Available to rent)

I Am Not Your Negro (Available to rent or on Kanopy)

Just Mercy (Streaming for free in June)

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (Available to rent)

When They See Us

 

For Kids

EmbraceRace.org

RaisingEquity.org

Check out these books for children and young adults

Listen to the Parenting Forward podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt’

Read PBS’s Teaching Your Child About Black History Month

Follow The Conscious Kid on Instagram

 

Podcasts

The 1619 Project - a series by the New York Times (6 episodes)

Nine Podcasts That Demand Your Attention

Dear America, We Hear Our Sons' Cry | Letters From The Hearts of Black Mommas

By Every Measure: A New Podcast from 88Nine

 

Milwaukee-specific

Turn Your Outrage Into Action t-shirts from Isioma Nwabuzor/The Dreamer Next Door (EWL member)

MKE Black App: A Guide to Black-Owned Businesses in Milwaukee

Dear Black Boy, It's Ok to Cry by Ebony Lewis (EWL member)

Milwaukee Freedom Fund - list of Black and Brown-led Milwaukee organizations

Tired of the racial divide? Here's how you can support the movement for equality!

Address discrimination differently, more intentionally Op Ed by Denise Thomas (TEMPO member)

What would Jon do? Letter to the Editor by Krista Brookman (TEMPO member)

Alice's Garden Weekly Labyrinth Walks

Milwaukee Getting Black Lives Matter Street Mural

40 Under 40 Black leader's call to action for business, government leaders

African American Leadership Alliance MKE - Index of African American Well-Being | News ReleaseStudyReport Summary

Milwaukee: A City & Life Segregated

What young black men in Milwaukee are saying after the shooting of Jacob Blake

Lake Country Anti-Racist Book Club

The Racism I Faced as Milwaukee's Health Boss Under COVID-19

 

Virtual Events/Webinars

Race Bridge: Live Discussions for Racial Equity hosted by Fuel Milwaukee

Professional Dimensions 2020 Ideation Summit: Forward: What's Next for Inclusive Leaders? (September 29)

Epicenter Conference 2020: Innovation in Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity (October 13)

 

Videos

Internalized racism in children: 

Being Black by Jane Elliott

 

Other

Compilation of responses from national business leaders in response to 2020 racial tensions

CEO Action Pledge

Institutionalized Racism: A Syllabus

Month-long calendar of educational resources that can be consumed in 10, 25, or 45 minutes a day

Rachel Ricketts Online Courses - Start DOING THE WORK today

Template for Holding Your Employer Accountable for Racial Justice

Revolution Now Syllabus by Rachel Cargle

The Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture

Customizable Letter to Employers about Police Brutality

21 Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Building Brave - a free mobile app designed for women at any stage of their career

"Daring Discussions" Toolkit

Racism Scale: Where do you fall?

Black Owned DEI Companies + Consultants Currently Accepting New Corporate Clients