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.


Books:

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


Movies/Documentaries:

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
13th Netflix Documentary


Ted Talks/Podcasts/Social:

The Lie that Invented Racism TED Talk
Happy Birthday, by Stevie Wonder Medium
Code Switch NPR
Want a Just World? Be an Unlikely Ally TED Talk

Do you have more to add to the list? Leave your comment below.

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