In Solidarity: Reading and Resources

Forterra is committed to making this a place for all of us.

As part of our pledge, we want to share a few resources from writers, thinkers, and doers who are helping us address racism.

Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove

Dr. Fullilove is a psychiatrist dedicated to the psychology of place. She demonstrates how inequality disrupts community life and teaches how communities can reconnect. Her book Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do About It is a must-read for anyone interested in urban planning and justice.

Read Dr. Fullilove’s Blog

Ibram X. Kendi

The director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University authored an intimate and moving article for The Atlantic: “Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?”

Read Ibram X. Kendi’s Article

Northeast Farmers of Color Land Trust

This peer land trust is committed to justice and equity, and has been sharing inspiring webinars.

Learn About Upcoming Webinars
In this moment we both feel the scream and see the system that is hurting all of us.”
Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove

Code Switch

This weekly NPR podcast explores current events through the lens of race, culture, and ethnicity.

Listen to NPR’s Code Switch Podcast


This multiracial community of parents, teachers, experts, and other caring adults offers a round-up of 31 children’s books to help white parents raise anti-racist kids.

Explore Embracerace’s Books


PBS shares its “10 Best” list of documentaries that explore Black history and culture in America.

Discover 10 “Must Watch” Black History Documentaries