The New Light Theatre family has work to do to build the world we want to see and celebrate, on our stage, and outside of the theatre walls. We realize that active antiracism is a journey, and we are committed to undertaking that journey as we learn and grow. We invite you to join us, and have compiled the below list of resources and action items as meaningful starting points.

To Read:


How to Be An Antiracist – Ibram X. Kendi

Me and White Supremacy – Layla Saad

White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo

To Watch:



Just Mercy


Dear White People

The Hate U Give

When They See Us

I Am Not Your Negro


To Listen:



Intersectionality Matters!

Minority Korner

Code Switch


To Sign:


Justice for Breonna Taylor

Justice for Elijah McClain

Justice for George Floyd

Justice for Ahmed Arbery

To Support:


Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Philadelphia

Equal Justice Initiative

The Okra Project 

Campaign Zero

Headcount: The Future is Voting

Innocence Project

Morris Home

Center for Black Equity

To Patronize:

EatOkra app - find Black-owned restaurants

Black Nation app - find Black-owned businesses

MeJah Books, Inc

Mahogany Books

Harriet’s Bookshop

Semicolon Bookstore

For Kids:

Antiracist Baby – Ibram X. Kendi

A Kids Book About Racism – Jelani Memory

For Theatremakers:


Broadway Advocacy Coalition

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