Recommended books films and podcasts
This list of books, films and podcasts are provided as a resource to engage with the topics of race and power.
Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race by Reni-Eddo Lodge.
A wake-up call regarding discussions of race and racism.
Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India by Shashi Tharoor
Documenting the effects of British colonialism.
Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch
Searching for identity and belonging in complicated times.
Small Axe by Steve McQueen
A TV series chronicling the experiences of London’s West Indian community between 1969 and 1982.
I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck
A documentary about the life and writings of James Baldwin.
A documentary record of the Black Lives Matter uprisings in Ferguson, spotlighting the women and queer people taking direct action.
Conversations about race hosted by journalists of colour, tackling topics ranging from pop culture to history.
Outnumbered by White People
This episode of the VENT Documentaries series focusses on the experiences of people of colour at university.
A podcast focussing on black excellence.