MTR Racial Justice and Healing Resources

Selected Online Resources on Racial Justice and Healing


Training events learning about racial equity; most now available online.


Online and Media Resources

Excellent list of resources on “racial righteousness”, including resources for youth; books, videos and separate pdf bibliographies on Sankofa and “whiteness”.

8-part video series on systemic racism developed by Race Forward.

Resources associated with Debby Irving’s book Waking Up White.

21-day challenge by Debby Irving, designed to raise racial equity awareness.

Series of articles produced by the New York Times on the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery.

Curriculum resources for The 1619 Project.

Salem College and Academy resources on history, including the Anna Maria Samuel Project

Old Salem project on “Hidden Town”, research regarding enslaved and free Africans and African Americans who once lived in Salem, NC.

Movies: this section is currently under review
  • Seeing White: “Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen took a deep dive into these questions, along with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika, in this fourteen-part documentary series, released between February and August 2017. The series editor is Loretta Williams.”
  • NPR: Code Switch: “What’s CODE SWITCH? It’s the fearless conversations about race that you’ve been waiting for. Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race with empathy and humor. We explore how race affects every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, food and everything in between. This podcast makes all of us part of the conversation — because we’re all part of the story. Code Switch was named Apple Podcasts’ first-ever Show of the Year in 2020.”

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