Foothills Community Immigrant Services in partnership with the Foothills Baha'i Faith group, the Town of Okotoks, the Okotoks Library and Okotoks Cinema will be presenting 5 days of diversity awareness and anti-racism information leading up to March 21.
Below are a list of podcasts & books for the entire family to learn & enjoy together.
Warrior Life by Pam Palmeter - This is an Indigenous podcast about warrior life - a lifestyle that focuses on decolonizing our minds, bodies and spirits while at the same time revitalizing our cultures, traditions, laws and governing practices.
#Cityline Real on Race – This podcast looks at race relations and inequality in Canada with a variety of guests.
I don’t Speak Canadian – This follows two newcomers to Canada as they learn about their new home.
(Ex)clusion – An Exploration of all things Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Navigating Canada – A podcast telling stories of the experiences of newcomers and international students in Canada.
Between the World & Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
How to be An Anti-Racist by Ibram X Kendi
I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad
When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors
Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
This is the Fire by Don Lemon
The Skin We’re In by Desmond Cole
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph
Teen Books (Ages 13-18):
Stamped : Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds
Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown
Dear Martin by Nic Stone
Dear Justyce by Nic Stone
I’m Not Dying with You Tonight by by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal
The Hate you Give by Angie Thomas
A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope edited by Patrice Caldwell
Not So Pure and Simple by Lamar Giles
Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany Jackson
The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women by Lisa Charleyboy
Children’s Books (Ages 6-12):
Colin Kaepernick By B.A. Hoena
Black brother, black brother By Jewell Parker Rhodes
Clean getaway By Nic Stone
Jackie Robinson By B. A. Hoena
Serena Williams By B. A. Hoena
Walk toward the rising sun : from child soldier to ambassador of peace : a memoir By Ger Duany
I can make this promise By Christine Day
The comeback By E. L. Shen
I am not a number By Jenny Kay Dupuis
New kid By Jerry Craft
Who is Muhammad Ali? By James Buckley Jr.
Preschool Books (Ages 0-5):
Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi
All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold
One Big Heart by Linsey Davis
Rainbow Village by Emmi Smid
What Makes Us Unique? Our First Talk About Diversity by Dr. Jillian Roberts
What’s the Difference? Being Different is Amazing by Doyin Richards
All Because You Matter by Tami Charles
Follow Chester! : a college football team fights racism and makes history by Gloria Respress-Churchwell
I Am Enough by Grace Byers
How Do You Say Goodnight? By Cindy Jim
Don't forget to check out our previous blog post to learn more about the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racism.