Anti-Racism Resources

In the face of systemic racism, we must be anti-racist. As we strengthen our resolve to combat systemic racism, below is a list of resources for those seeking to increase their knowledge, awareness, and understanding of anti-racism frameworks.

University-Wide Resources

Racial Justice Resource Toolkit

Racial Trauma and Self-Care Resources

Diversity-Related Mental Wellness Resources

Creating a More Racially Equitable University

Creating A Just Community


Unlearn and Learn

Anti-Black Racism Course FAQs:

Anti-Racist Reading Lists

    See also: "How to Be An Antiracist", Conversation with Ibram X. Kendi (opens video, Aspen Ideas Festival, 2019)




See also:

Understand the Facts

Engage with Research, Tools, and Resources Offered by Universities

Access Pedagogical Resources

Talk About Race and Racism with Children


Advance Anti-Racist Efforts

Prepare to Have Difficult Conversations About Racism and Bias

Engage with ongoing efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in your department, the Dietrich School, and University.

Participate in Forums, Trainings, and Conversations at Pitt and Beyond

Engage with Organizations

How To Safely and Ethically Film Police Misconduct

Citizen Journalism and Political Protests (Syracuse University)

U.S. Citizens: Vote in Federal, State, and Local Elections

Pitt Votes: In this election season, eligible student voters and those educating themselves about the election process are encouraged to consult the nonpartisan website This site ensures Pitt students and other members of the community know when elections are happening and have the information they need to vote with confidence. The site also provides election reminders, voter registration, applications for absentee ballots, and more. Please consult and seek out assistance from your faculty and peers as you work to learn about and exercise your critically important right to vote.

Elected officials at the state and local level matter most with regard to issues such as reformation of police departments and criminal justice systems.