The resources below have been compiled by the SPH Office of Diversity and Equity as a starting point for anti-racist action, learning, and conversations for the School of Public community and the general public. It is not an exhaustive list.

  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin documentary) — Amazone Prime & Netflix
  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • This Free North (TPT-produced documentary on the Black experience at the University of Minnesota)
  • Jim Crow of the North (TPT-produced documentary on the racist history of housing in Minnesota)

At the School of Public Health we value each individual’s complete health. A number of staff in the School of Public Health are trained Mental Health Advocates and can help direct you to resources. Look for the ‘Student Mental Health Advocate’ signs.

See more information about Student Mental Health.

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