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This is by no means a complete list, it was compiled by Roy JonesLilith DorseyLorrie Wood, and Phat Man Dee for use in their workshops about confronting racism and cultural appropriation in modern pagan culture. 

Identity and Difference

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker by Damon Young 

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40651679-what-doesn-t-kill-you-makes-you-blacker

Why is This Happening (podcast)  Rethinking Identity Chris Hayes with Kwame Anthony Appiah

https://content.production.cdn.art19.com/episodes/5efc5b72-8b65-495b-a4e4-1e67e5b2534b/e03a6622461c1993ca639b0ed65208d687479a7318210e532fff1af093306efd4e917ccc6bb671a4ad62a3b87e9c0b543065b8c6e210a97dc0f92f9ebbbc7620/hayes47_appiah_01_au.mp3 

The Scholar who Shaped History, a review of The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation by David Brion Davis

https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2014/03/20/scholar-who-shaped-history/ 

 Why Do So Many Researchers Still Treat Race as a Scientific Concept?

https://slate.com/technology/2019/05/race-science-angela-saini-new-book-superior-deconstructed.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab

 White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

https://libjournal.uncg.edu/ijcp/article/viewFile/249/116

 White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots by Adam Serwer

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/04/adam-serwer-madison-grant-white-nationalism/583258/ 

 White people assume niceness is the answer to racial inequality. It's not by Robin diAngelo

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jan/16/racial-inequality-niceness-white-people 

Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/30/why-im-no-longer-talking-to-white-people-about-race 

By and About Ibram K Xendi

How to be an Anti Racist by Ibram X Kendi 

https://www.ibramxkendi.com/how-to-be-an-antiracist-1 

The Day ‘Shithole’ Entered the Presidential Lexicon by Ibram X. Kendi

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/01/shithole-countries/580054/

The racism of good intentions by Carlos Lozada

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/book-party/wp/2016/04/15/the-racism-of-good-intentions/?utm_term=.b817c2411255

A review of "Stamped From the Beginning" by Ibram X. Kendi

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/aug/24/stamped-from-beginning-ibram-x-kendi-review

A Reading List for Ralph Northam by Ibram X. Kendi

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/02/antiracist-syllabus-governor-ralph-northam/582580/ 

Racism in Alternative Spirituality

Racism and Recognition in the Pagan Community with Lilith Dorsey and Tehron Gillis

https://youtu.be/G8yn8KXfzL8

Aryans in Arcadia

https://boingboing.net/2015/07/21/aryans-in-arcadia.html 

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being Pagan: Some Observations on White Fragility in Esoteric Spiritual Movements

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/mishamagdalene/2019/03/unbearable-whiteness-white-fragility/?fbclid=IwAR1SPKYYcZ53cnehGOk6EBximj1nwShBIQCiUbMFVBFV8FFD-3y3sQKds1A 

 Dismantling The Widespread White Advantage in Witchcraft by Cyndi Brannen

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/keepingherkeys/2019/03/the-widespread-white-advantage-in-paganism-and-witchcraft-plus-13-ways-to-not-make-things-worse-if-youre-white/?fbclid=IwAR0lxzTaivwfDw5G6cxFvzFSKodML6tzCW49mFasrPEC4l0-uRAdAHRUkzs 

 Racists Are Threatening to Take Over Paganism

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/59kq93/racists-are-threatening-to-take-over-paganism 

 What To Do When Racists Try To Hijack Your Religion

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/11/asatru-heathenry-racism/543864/ 

 Who Owns the Vikings? Pagans, Neo-Nazis and Advertisers Tussle Over Symbols

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/17/world/europe/vikings-sweden-paganism-neonazis.html 

Racist Music, Neo-Paganism and Nationalism Drive Growth of Hate Movement

https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/intelligence-report/2001/racist-music-neo-paganism-and-nationalism-drive-growth-hate-movement

 

Cultural Appropriation

 Eating the Other: Desire and Resistance  by Bell Hooks

https://de.ryerson.ca/DE_courses/uploadedFiles/6052_Arts/CSOC202/Modules/Module_00/eating%20the%20other.pdf

 New Video Witchcraft & Voodoo : Cultural Appropriation by Lilith Dorsey

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/voodoouniverse/2018/06/new-video-witchcraft-voodoo-cultural-appropriation/

 Anti-Racism

Anti-Racism Defined

http://www.aclrc.com/antiracism-defined 

 15 ways to strengthen anti-racist practice

https://collectiveliberation.org/15-ways-to-strengthen-anti-racist-practice/ 

 Confronting racism is not about the needs and feelings of white people by Ijeoma Oluo

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/mar/28/confronting-racism-is-not-about-the-needs-and-feelings-of-white-people 

  This is what an antiracist America would look like. How do we get there? by Ibram X Kendi

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/dec/06/antiracism-and-america-white-nationalism

 An Antiracist Reading List by Ibram X. Kendi

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/29/books/review/antiracist-reading-list-ibram-x-kendi.html

 Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Bigotry

https://www.splcenter.org/20150125/speak-responding-everyday-bigotry?fbclid=IwAR386ipAxZDjlJVbXMFfHwU4KzrTNq1DoyfsCfQvm1FcHqWqxDmCjGYfqeM