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Our Recommended Reading List

  • Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, Isabel Wilkerson
  • Don’t Touch My Hair, Emma Dabiri
  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggle, Angela Davis
  • How To Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  • Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America, Jennifer Harvey
  • Black Feminist Thought, Patricia Hill Collins
  • Me and White Supremacy, Layla Saad
  • Raising Our Hands: How White Women Can Stop Avoiding Hard Conversations, Start Accepting Responsibility, and Find Our Place on the New Frontlines, Jenna Arnold
  • So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo
  • The Warmth of Other SunsThe Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, Isabel Wilkerson
  • The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and the Making of Modern Urban America, Khalil Gibran Muhammad
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness, Michelle Alexander
  • The Good Immigrant, Nikesh Shukla
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, Robin DiAngelo