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Reading and watch list of anti-racism resources

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo.  How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. KendiWhite Privilege: Essential Readings on the Other Side of Racism by Paula S. Rothenberg


  • Ta-Nehisi Coates. Between the World and Me. First edition.  New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2015.
  • bell hooks. killing rage: Ending Racism. First edition. New York: H Holt and Co, 1995.
  • James Baldwin. The Fire Next Time. New York: Dial Press, 1963.
  • Ibram X. Kendi. Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. New York: Nation Books, 2016.
  • Ibram X. Kendi. How to Be an Antiracist.  First edition. New York: One World, 2019.
  • Tim J. Wise. White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son.  Revised edition. Berkeley: Soft Skull, 2011.
  • Robin J. DiAngelo. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism. Boston: Beacon Press, 2018.
  • Howard Ross. Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives. Blue Ridge Summit: Rowman & Littlefield, 2020.
  • Richard Rothstein. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. New York: Liveright, 2017.
  • Michelle Alexander. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New York: New Press, 2012.
  • William A. Darity, Jr. & A. Kirsten Mullen. From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2020.
  • Paula S. Rothenberg. White Privilege: Essential Readings on the Other Side of Racism. New York: Worth, 2005.
  • James Forman, Jr. Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.
  • Bryan Stevenson. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2014.
  • W.E.B. Du Bois. The Souls of Black Folk. New York: Oxford, 2007.
  • Ida B. Wells-Barnett. The Red Record: Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynching in the United States. Dinslaken: Anboco, 2016.
  • Ira Katznelson, When Affirmative Action was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005.  


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