Celebrating Black History Month

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Celebrating Black History Month

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February is Black History Month and as we celebrate and honor Black History Month, our DEI committee put together a short list of some amazing resources to read, listen and watch. For many of us, this is a time to learn and honor the work that so many have done. We wanted to share this list as a resource and we hope that you will listen and learn with us!

Read:

From fiction to picture books to memoirs, there is something on this list for everyone to learn from.

Hidden Figures | Margot Lee Shetterly 

The Hate You Give | Angie Thomas 

The Warmth of Other Suns | Isabel Wilkerson 

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings | Maya Angelou 

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History | Vashti Harrison (Children’s Book) 

Unpacking White Privilege | Ted Talk Article

 

Listen:

Are podcasts more your style? Here’s a few of the voices that we are listening to.

Undistracted with Brittany Packnett Cunningham   

 1619

Code Switch  

 

Watch:

Motion pictures and documentaries are great resources to learn from while watching history come to life.

13th (Netflix)  

I Am Not Your Negro

 

Additional organizations to follow to learn and support:

https://representcollaborative.com/   

https://eji.org/  

 


We hope this list serves as a resource for you to join us as we learn and discover (or re-discover) the amazing work that folks are doing to honor and celebrate Black History Month. To learn more about our values at Scion, visit our mission and values page.