Suggested Reading

Treating different things the same can generate as much inequality as treating the same things differently.

— Kimberlé Crenshaw
TitleAuthor
Four Hundred Souls: A community History of African America 1619-2019Ibram X. Kendi
CasteIsabel Wilkerson
How to be an AntiracistIbram X. Kendi
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and DoJennifer L. Eberhardt
The New Jim Crow Michelle Alexander
The Color of LawRichard Rothstein
Between the World and Me Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Fire Next TimeJames Baldwin
The Beautiful StruggleTa-Nehisi Coates
Just MercyBryan Stevenson
Tears We Cannot Stop
A Sermon to White America
Michael Eric Dyson
Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War llDouglas A. Blackmon
Black Like Me John Howard Griffin
“Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”
A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Ident 
Beverly Daniel Tatum
They Can’t Kill Us AllWesley Lowery
The Fire Next TimeJames Baldwin
White Fragility – Why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racismRobin DiAngelo
White Like MeTim Wise
Ain’t I A Women: Black Women and FeminismBell Hooks
Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in AmericaEduardo Bonilla-Silva
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in AmericaIbram X. Kendi
Stamped – Racism, Antiracism and You (A Stamped from the Beginning remix)Jason Reynolds & Ibram X. Kendi
Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim CrowHenry Louis Gates, Jr.
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great MigrationIsabel Wilkerson 
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