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We've compiled some resources on this page that we hope you find useful. As we continue to educate ourselves, we hope to expand this page with more and more resources. If you have found a particular resource helpful and would like to share with the wider cheimstry community, then please just e-mail us at chem dot experience at warwick dot ac dot uk with details.

WonkHE is the home of higher education policy, bringing the sector together through expert analysis. A community of diverse voices, they provide platforms to drive the policy conversation forward and bring about real change. Here, they host a webinar on Black Lives Matter, specifically in a Higher Education Setting.

Educational Reading

The following list is not exhaustive, but titles that we have found useful.

  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism – Robin Diangelo
  • Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire – Akala
  • Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise your Privilege, Combat Racism, and Change the World – Layla Saad
  • How to Be an Ally if You Are a Person with Privilege – Frances E. Kendall

Further essential reading on Black Lives Matter can be found here.

University Response

Read the joint statement from the from Race Equality Taskforce and the University Executive Board in response to Black Lives Matter.

Warwick SU

Warwick SU has issued a statement in response to the Black Lives Matter movement, please take a moment to read the statement here. You'll also find advice, information and a variety of support that is available to you.