Employee-Recommended Books, Movies, Documentaries and Podcasts to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Among the many ways in which we can honor the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr., and so many others who have fought to eradicate racism and create a more equal and just world, is through continued learning, listening, and challenging our preconceived notions about race and culture. The following resource list was developed by employee-members of the PulteGroup Diversity Board. Perhaps one of these suggestions might inspire you! We’ve included hyper-links to help you access these suggestions. Do you have others to add? We encourage you to expand this library by sharing your suggestions. Please scroll down to the bottom of this page and offer your ideas in the COMMENTS section.
|The Color of Law||By Richard Rothstein|
|Caste: The Origins of our Discontents||By: Isabel Wilkerson|
|Me and White Supremacy||By: Layla F. Saad|
|White Fragility||By: Robin DiAngelo|
|Categorically Unequal||By: Douglas Massey|
|Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man||By: Emmanuel Acho|
|How to be Less Stupid About Race||By: Crystal Marie Fleming|
|Selma||Stars: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Oprah Winfrey|
|Just Mercy||Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson|
|Hidden Figures||Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe|
|Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise||PBS Documentary|
|The Lie that Invented Racism||TED Talk|
|Happy Birthday, by Stevie Wonder||Medium|
|Want a Just World? Be an Unlikely Ally||TED Talk|
Do you have more to add to the list? Leave your comment below.
Michelle Hairston hosts a discussion with Human Rights Campaign Deputy Director of the Workplace Equality Program, RaShawn Hawkins on the topic of allyship and steps we can take to show support for members of the LGBTQ community. Check out the Human Rights Campaign's resources for allies.
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