Learning Library

Learning Tools

History & Context

Black History


High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America – available on Netflix

The 1619 Project – available on Hulu 


13th – available in full on YouTube & Netflix

TEDx Talks

How Banning the African Drum Gave Birth to American Music by: Chris Johnson – available on YouTube

Black History is American History by: Okalani Dawkins

Video Playlist

Crash Course: Black American History by: Clint Smith


High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America by: Jessica B. Harris

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by: Michelle Alexander

How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery in America by: Clint Smith

The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans and How We Can Fix It by: Dorothy A. Brown

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race by: Beverly Daniel Tatum


How Black Culture has Shaped American Dance History by: Charise Roberts

African American Influence on American Music by: Smithsonian Music

The Soundtrack of History: How Black Music has Shaped American Culture Through Time by: Maya Eaglin (MSNBC)


Undistracted by: Brittany Packnett Cunningham

I didn’t Know, Maybe You Didn’t Either by: B Dhat

Black History for Real by Franchesca Ramsey and Conscious Lee

The Fight to Keep Black Moms and Babies Alive by: Washington Post

Other Resources

F.D. Signifier/Signified B Sides (YouTube Creator)

National Museum of African American History and Culture Curated Stories (Website)

Black Washington (App)

Sunn m’Cheaux on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube (Professor)

Native American History & Indigeneity

Issue Awareness

Mental Health

Online Therapy Platforms Reviewed by Mental Health Experts

Source: HelpGuide

“We know that getting access to affordable mental health care as soon as you need it has become, for some, an insurmountable task. Online therapy can help connect you to a licensed professional who can help—fast. We found that the average cost, without insurance, for a weekly online therapy session was $81, and the average monthly subscription for online therapy with four live sessions cost $325. To help you find the best platforms, our Handbook team researched 70 sites, signed up and tested 14 excellent options, and narrowed our list down to the top seven that we recommend.”

7 best online therapy services of 2024

Here are our top affordable online therapy platforms: 

We recommend these platforms if you are looking for a specific type of care:

  • Brightside: Best for psychiatry and medication management
  • ReGain: Best for couples
  • Zocdoc: Best provider directory

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Resources for Black Communities

Therapy for Black Girls website

Therapy for Black Men website

Dear Black Women Project website

Mentoring is a MUST: Liberating Black Males through Mentoring

ACE Academy: Academy for Creating Excellence (ACE) exists to prepare men of color for excellence through the core values of FAMILY, ACADEMICS, MOTIVATION, and ENVIRONMENT (FAME).

Black Virtual Wellness Directory

Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community

Black Mental Health website

Black Mental Heath Alliance

Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Struggling With This Very Painful Week

“The Safe Place” – an app geared towards Black community

Live Another Day: Resources to Support Black People

For BIPOC Communities

For White People

Important Readings

A comprehensive list of resources, books, films, to read, and resources for white people – READ MORE

A list of tiered resources for white people working toward anti-racism – READ MORE

IMPORTANT READING: Becoming an Anti-Racist White Ally: How a White Affinity Group can Help

For LGBTQ+ Communities


Find LGBTQ Psychotherapists of Color

LGBTQIA Scholarships and Resources Guide: PublicServiceDegrees.org developed this comprehensive guide which provides detailed information on various scholarships and financial aid available to LGBTQIA students, to help them overcome financial barriers to education. It includes application tips, eligibility criteria, and additional resources to support academic and professional growth.

For Educators

For Neurodiverse Community

Tools and Resources

For Children

What You Can Do