Origins: Early 1970s.
- 'There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack': The Cultural Politics of Race and Nation by Paul Gilroy, 1987.
- Evolution of a Race Riot: Issue 1, compiled by Mimi Nguyen, 1997.
- Evolution of a Race Riot: Issue 2, compiled by Mimi Nguyen, 2002.
- Shotgun Seamstress: Issue 1 by Osa Atoe, 2006.
- Shotgun Seamstress: Issue 2 by Osa Atoe, 2007.
- Culture Clash: Dread Meets Punk Rockers by Don Letts, 2007.
- Shotgun Seamstress: Issue 4 by Osa Atoe, 2010.
- White Riot Punk Rock and the Politics of Race Edited by Stephen Duncombe and Maxwell Tremblay, 2011.
- Punk and Its Afterlives by Jayna Brown, Patrick Deer, Tavia Nyong’o, 2013.
- Shotgun Seamstress: Issue 6.5 by Osa Atoe, 2015.
- Shotgun Seamstress: Issue 8.5 by Osa Atoe, 2016.
- Finding Joseph I: An Oral History of H.R. from Bad Brains by Howie Abrams and James Lathos, 2017.
- Dayglo: The Poly Styrene Story by Celeste Bell, Zoë Howe, 2019. ︎
- Black Card by Chris L. Terry, 2019.
- Damaged: Musicality and Race in Early American Punk by Evan Rapport, 2020.
FILMS & SERIES
FILMS & SERIES
- AFROPUNK, dir. James Spooner, 2003. 1h 6m.
- A Band Called Death, dir. Mark Covino, Jeff Howlett, 2013. 1h 38m.
- “The Very Black History Of Punk Music” by Al Jazeera, 2018. 11m.
- Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché, dir. Celeste Bell & Paul Sng, 2021. 1h 29m.
PODCASTS & RADIO
- “Imagine Otherwise: Mimi Nguyen on Punk of Color Politics” by Priyanka Kaura, November 2016. 18 mins.
- "The Forgotten Black Women of Punk Rock" by Stuff mom Never Told You, September 2017.
- “Punk in Africa,” Afropop Worldwide, April 2021. 1h.
- “The White Noise Supremacists” by Lester Bangs, Village Voice, April 1979.
- “Bad Brains came with extraordinary positivity out of the nation's capital” by Jon Kirby, Wax Poetics, Issue 30.
- "The White to Be Angry": Vaginal Davis's Terrorist Drag” by José Esteban Muñoz, Social Text No. 52/53, Queer Transexions of Race, Nation, and Gender, 1997. ︎
- “Death Was Punk Before Punk Was Punk” by Mike Rubin, NYTimes, March 2009.
- “Peace Punks and Punks Against Racism: Resource Mobilization and Frame Construction in the Punk Movement” by Mike Roberts and Ryan Moore, Music and Arts in Action, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2009.
- “Coloring Between the Lines of Punk and Hardcore: From Absence to Black Punk Power” by David Ensminger, Postmodern Culture, Vol. 20, No. 2, January 2010.
- “Writing Zines, Playing Music, and Being a Black Punk Feminist: An Interview with Osa Atoe” by Elizabeth Stinson, Women & Performance, Vol. 22, No. 2-3, November 2012.
- “Means of Detection: A Critical Archiving of Black Feminism and Punk Performance” by Elizabeth Stinson, Women & Performance, Vol. 22, No. 2-3, November 2012.
- “Riot Grrrl, Race, and Revival" by Mimi Thi Nguyen, Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, December 2012. ︎
- “Why I Was Never a Riot Grrrl” by Laina Dawes, Bitch Media, May 2013.
“We Need to Talk about Racism in Punk” by Stephanie Phillips, Collapse Board, August 2013.
- “Culture Clash: Bob Marley, Joe Strummer and the punky reggae party” by Vivien Goldman, The Guardian, September 2014.
- “The black punk pioneers who made music history” by Daisy Jones, DAZED, November 2015.
- “Interview: Death, Detroit proto-punk rebels” by Red Bull Music Academy, January 2016.
- “Black Punk History: Pro-skateboarder, McRad creator, and session musician Chuck Treece” by Erin White, Afropunk, February 2016.
- “Black Punk History: Former Dead Kennedys drummer DH Peligro” by Afropunk, February 2016.
- “Black Punk History: Ska/punk-rock/funk fusion pioneers Fishbone” by Erin White, Afropunk, February 2016.
- “The Bands Taking British Punk Back to Its Multicultural Roots” by Stephanie Philips, VICE, July 2017. ︎
- “Women of color have always had a place in punk. Big Joanie is here to remind you of that.” by Owen Myers, FADER, October 2017.
- “How Black Flag, Bad Brains, and More Reclaimed Punk from White Supremacists” by Steve Knopper, GQ, January 2018.
- “The forgotten story of Pure Hell, America’s first black punk band” by Cassidy George, DAZED, August 2018.
- “At Afropunk: Black Expression Is Inherently Punk” by Dominique Norman, Garage, August 2018.
- “Getting to know my mother, punk icon Poly Styrene” by Celeste Bell, gal-dem, May 2019. ︎
‘’Punk Has Always Been Black’: Vishinna Turner Creates Through Trauma” by Stephanie Mendez, She Shreds, December 2019.
- “QUEER PUNK HISTORY: 1575 – PRESENT” by Nathan Leigh, Afropunk, June 2020.
- “Perspective: Poly Styrene, the Postmodern Punk Prophetess” by Celeste Bell, Crack Magazine, July 2020.
- “‘The Maladjusted RULE!’: A Conversation with Vaginal Davis” by Keenan Teddy Smith, Hyperallergic, July 2020. ︎
- "Tina Bell's Hidden Legacy: The Black Woman Who Created the Sound of Grunge," by Jen B. Larson, Please Kill Me, September 2020.
- “Breaking Barriers in the Punk Scene” by Noisey, December 2020. 10m.
- ‘It’s the beginning of a new era’: the POC punk bands reclaiming pop-punk" by Zoya Raza-Sheikh, The Independent, April 2021.