Anti-Racist Resources

Racism will never be tolerated at Anchor Design Co.

Over the past 7 days I have been learning a lot about what it means to be not-a-racist versus an anti-racist, and how I can make anti-racism a part of the culture at Anchor Design Co.. Starting today you will see me begin to promote our own content again, but I want to be very clear:

Business, as usual, is completely out the window.

I will always call out racism when I see it, and racism will not be accepted by anyone on our team or by any other businesses we collaborate with.

I will, and have already chosen to, donate to causes that are working towards equality.

I will show diversity in our photography.

I will choose to support businesses owned by people of every race.

I will continue learning ways that I can support and serve men and women of color through my platforms both personally and through my business and I would like to not only encourage you but to help you do the same.

Below, please find a living list of resources to help you find ways to help the world take steps towards equality, and as we become aware of more we’ll continue to add them here.





  • Across That Bridge, by John Lewis
  • All American Boys, by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
  • Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Eloquent Rage, by Brittney Cooper
  • Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi
  • How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou
  • I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, by Austin Channing Brown
  • Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson
  • Libraries of Black Writings and Texts
  • Pushout, by Monique W. Morris
  • So You Want to Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X, by Malcolm X and Alex Haley
  • The Black Book, edited by Middleton A. Harris, Ernest Smith, Morris Levitt, Roger Furman, and Toni Morrison
  • The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison
  • The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
  • The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin
  • The Warmth of Other Suns, by Isabel Wilkerson
  • We Were Eight Years in Power, by Ta-Nehisi Coates 
  • White Fragility, by Robin Diangelo
  • White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness, by Ruth Frankenberg


Stock Photography

Business Grants



  • 13th (2016)
  • I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
  • Let it Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 (2017)
  • The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971)
  • Whose Streets? (2017)


  • Do The Right Thing (1989)
  • Fruitvale Station (2013)
  • Just Mercy (2019)
  • Malcolm X (1992)
  • Selma (2014)
  • Queen & Slim (2019)

TV Shows

  • Dear White People (2017)
  • When They See Us (2019)



For Art

For Book Recommendations

For Wellness Inspiration

  • @foreverfinesse, fitness and wellness coach, clean eating expert, full of positive energy
  • @thebodyahomeforlove, art, wellness, and programming creating space for Black women to heal from sexual trauma
  • @dora_kamau, meditations + affirmations
  • @miaghogho, artist, designer, and kemetic yoga teacher

 For Sustainability Inspiration



Beauty + Wellness Brands

  • Beauty Bakerie, cruelty-free cosmetics with an online-shade finder
  • Black Girl In Om, a holistic wellness platform creating space for women of color in wellness
  • Black-Owned Beauty Brands, a list compiled by beauty writers Kaleigh Fasanella and Shammara Lawrence
  • BLK+GRN, a digital marketplace of all-natural products created by Black artisans
  • HealHaus, a holistic cafe and healing space in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mielle Organics, haircare and skincare with a focus on health
  • The Honey Pot, cleansing, protecting, and balancing plant-based products for people with vaginas
  • Unsun Cosmetics, mineral-based sunscreen and hand cream formulated in two shades for melanated skin



  • Black-owned fashion labels + clothing stores to shop now via GQ

Home Goods

  • Alexandra Winbush, a wellness startup promoting mental health awareness and mental illness
  • Clare, a direct-to-consumer, designer-curated paint brand
  • Jungalow, a home decor collection that plants two trees for every product sold
  • Something Special by Brother Vellies, sustainably and ethically made-to-order home goods delivered to your doorstep once a month


To contribute to the list, please email your suggestions to

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