Learning Resources

MIBFN board, staff, and projects team members are all working to increase our understanding of our bias and privilege, awareness of root causes of inequity in breastfeeding, and ability to practice cultural humility. As we grow, our learning will become more intersectional, and so will the list of resources that are informing our efforts. If you feel inspired to lend your insights on these or additional resources, please email info@mibreastfeeding.org.

Disclaimer: Inclusion of a link or resource does not constitute an endorsement, nor does the absence of a link represent rejection of content.  


Implicit Association Test


White Woman School by Mothering Justice

Workbooks and Challenges

March 1-29: YWCA 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

Me and White Supremacy Workbook

White Ally Toolkit Workbook

Live Webinars

USBC Racial Equity Webinar Series

Recorded Webinars

Community Engagement Matters (Now More Than Ever)

Diversity and Health Equity in the Maternal and Child Health Workforce: A Resource Guide to Key Strategies and Actions for MCH Training Programs

Divided States of Bias

Diversity and Inclusion: Walking the Talk

Healing Justice, Episode 14 with Kelly Germaine & Jardana Peacock

How to Overcome our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them

Light in the Shadows

Psychological Aspects of Cultural Differences

Race – the Power of an Illusion

Reproductive Justice: 101 Webinar

Seeing White

Systems Change with an Equity Lens: Community Interventions that Shift Power and Center Race

TED Talks: Social Justice Playlist

TED Talks: Difficult conversations

TED Talks: Dissecting cultures of hate

TED Talks: How do ideas travel

TED Talks: Allegories on race and racism

TED Talks: Color Blind or Color Brave

This is Why We ROOTT | Jessica Roach

Books & Articles

8 Steps Toward Building Indispensability (Instead of Disposability) Culture

Awake, to Work, to Woke: Building a Race Equity Culture

Black Breastfeeding after a History of Trauma

Black Mamas Matter Alliance: Black paper – Setting the Standard of Care of and for Black Women

Bypassing the White Spiritual Bypass

Compassionate Warrior Bootcamp for White Allies

Dismantling Racism – a Workbook for Social Change: How White Supremacy Shows Up In Non-Profits

Decentering Whiteness


From White Racist to Anti Racist

Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE)

Health Equity

How to Survive The End of the World, The Apocalypse We Live In: State Violence and Repression

Is Slavery Why Black Women Aren’t Breastfeeding?

Letter from a Birmingham Jail


My Grandmother’s Hands

No Monster Will Keep You Safe at Night

Racial Microaggressions in Everyday Life

Racial Reconciliation

Removing Barriers to Breastfeeding: A Structural Race Analysis of First Food

Self-Care for People of Color

Setting the Standard of Care of and for Black Women

Sister Song Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective: What is Reproductive Justice?

So You Want to Talk About Race: Ijeoma Oluo

The Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture: From Dismantling Racism: A Workbook for Social Change Groups

The Sugarcoated Language Of White Fragility

Understanding and Dismantling Racism: A Booklist for White Readers

Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter for Nonprofits

White Fragility

White Noise Collective

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

Why It’s Hard To Talk About Race to White People

Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism

White Womanhood Resources


Seeing White

The Code Switch Podcast, Episode 1: Can We Talk About Whiteness?


Chocolate Milk: The Documentary Series

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