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BLSA Loyola Resources

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Office of Intercultural AffairsEthnic and Intercultural Services at LMU, and other units to encourage the recruitment and hiring of diverse faculty, to diversify course curricula and teaching methods, and promote inclusive excellence in other areas of the university.  

Anguish and Action: Provides resources to learn about police violence and antiracism as well as actions you can take to encourage reform from organizations who have been working on these issues at the local and national level for years

Ways You Can Help: Links to sign petitions, text or call government leaders, donate, access African American resources and other sites to protect and support protestors.

Knowing Your Rights if Stopped by the Police: A description of what the law requires and also strategies for handling police encounters. 


13th — Netflix

Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent

Clemency— Available to rent

Dear White People — Netflix

Fruitvale Station— Available to rent

I Am Not Your Negro — Available to rent

If Beale Street Could Talk — Hulu

Just Mercy — Amazon Prime Video (Free during June 2020)

King In The Wilderness — HBO and Available to rent

See You Yesterday— Netflix

Selma— Amazon Prime Video & Netflix

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent

The Hate U Give — Google Play (Free during June 2020)

When They See Us— Netflix

Rest in Power: Trayvon Martin — Available to rent 

Whose Streets? — Available to rent 

3 ½ minutes, 10 bullets — HBO and Available to rent 

Free Angela and All Political Prisoners —Tubi (Free)

16 Shots – Amazon Prime 

Hello Privilege, It’s Me Chelsea —Netflix

What Happened, Miss Simone? —Netflix

White Like Me — Kanopy

Time: The Kalief Browder Story – Netflix

Articles and Web Resources

Structural Racism in America (Urban Institute)

RaceWorks (Stanford University)

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome (Dr. Joy DeGruy)

We Are Tired and Fed Up (Law.com / The American Lawyer)

It Could Have Been Me (Law.com / The American Lawyer)

The Case For Reparations  (Ta-Nehisi Coates – The Atlantic)

Say Their Name (Kadir Nelson – The New Yorker)

Black Lives Matter resource guide (The William H. Hannon Library)

Economic State of Black America in 2020 (Joint Economic Committee, Congressman Don Beyer, Vice Chair)

Ted Talks and Webinars

What Does Society Look Like When #BlackLivesMatter? (Sharoni Little, Ph.D., Ed.D. and Jody Armour, J.D.)

The Urgency of Intersectionality (Kimberly Crenshaw)   

How to Recognize Your White Privilege and Use it to Fight Inequality (Peggy McIntosh)

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