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Anti-Racism: a Learning Guide

This library guide aims to share resources about the movement against racism and anti-racist action/consciousness

What is Anti-Racism?

In the Public Media

"In a racist society, it’s not enough to be non-racist—we must be ANTI-RACIST."
—Angela Davis


Terms & Definitions

Authoring Note


This library page was adopted with permission from Dominican University's Librarians. This library guide was compiled by library staff and faculty some of who are white cisgender men who benefit from white supremacist systems outlined in this guide; as such, there are obvious experiential limitations in its construction. Pierce College Librarians welcome corrections, additions, critiques, and suggestions from all students, faculty, and staff, particularly from BIPOC perspectives.   Email Mario at


"Anti-racism is the active process of identifying  and eliminating racism by changing systems, organizational structures,  policies and practices and attitudes, so that power is redistributed and  shared equitably." - NAC International Perspectives: Women and Global Solidarity


A reading list "...  is not a panacea. This compilation of resources is JUST A STARTING POINT to encourage people to do their own work and have their own hard conversations."


Beginning an Anti-Racist Practice