BAME Educational Resources
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Last updated: 18.03.24

BAME Educational Resources

Plymouth College is proud to share with you, educational resources on the topic of racial injustice and why it is so important to have racial equality in our society. As a community we do not tolerate any form of discrimination.

We have liaised with our School Council and have an extensive list of educational resources on racial injustice and equality: 


  • Black and British: A Forgotten HistoryDavid Olusoga
  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About RaceReni Eddo-Lodge1
  • Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and BelongingAfua Hirsch
  • When they call you a terrorist, Patrisee Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele
  • How to Be an AntiracistIbram X. Kendi
  • Don't Touch My Hair, Emma Dabiri
  • Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire, Akala
  • White Privilege: The Myth of a Post Racial Society, Kalwait Bhopal
  • The Heart of The Race: Black Women's Lives in Britain, Beverly Bryan and Stella Dadzie, et al., 
  • The Cultural Politics of Emotion, Sara Ahmed
  • Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings That Formed The Movement, Kimberlé Crenshaw
  • Black Reconstruction, W .E. Du Bois
  • The Black Atlantic, Paul Gilroy
  • Against Meritocracy, Jo Littler
  • Mistaken Identity: Race and Class in the Age of Trump, Asad Haidner
  • Policing the Crisis, Stuart Hall
  • Sister Outsider, Audre Lorde
  • What Moves at the Margin, Toni Morrison
  • Teaching Critical Thinking: Practical wisdom, bell hooks
  • Writing Beyond Race: living theory and practice, bell hooks
  • The Wretched of the Earth, Frantz Fanon
  • Black Skin, White Masks, Frantz Fanon
  • Alienation and Freedom, Frantz Fanon
  • Women, Race and Class, Angela Y. Davis
  • The Meaning of Freedom: And Other Difficult Dialogues, Angela Y. Davis


1Reni Eddo-lodge has asked that those who purchase the book do so from an independent bookseller and match the cost with a donation to relevant anti-racist or pro-black-lives-matter groups.

Documentaries, Films and Radio

  • Explained: The Wealth Gap, Netflix
  • Who Killed Malcolm XNetflix
  • 13th, Netflix
  • Crime + Punishment, YouTube
  • I Am Not Your NegroNetflix
  • The Black Power Mixtape, Amazon Prime
  • When They See Us, Netflix
  • Paris Is Burning, Netflix 
  • I can't be racist, BBC Sounds. Psychologist Dr Keon West explores racial bias and the trend in anti-bias training.
  • Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement documentary (2016), YouTube, Laurens Grant (Peabody and 3 x Emmy award-winning), through the first-person accounts of local activists, protestors, scholars and journalists, maps the evolution of the BLM movement. 
  • The Daily Show - We Can't Breathe, YouTube. Clip from Comedy Central's late-night show, from back in 2014 that provides a refreshing look at the situation in the USA. 

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