Antiracism Books

by | Jun 10, 2020 | Antiracism

Recommended Books


Alexander, Michelle.  The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindedness.

Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

Baldwin, James. The Fire Next Time.

Brown, Austin Channing. I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World made for Whiteness.

Coates, Ta-Nehisi.  Between the World and Me.

Collins, Patricia Hill. Black Feminist Thought.

Cone, James H.  The Cross and the Lynching Tree.

Connelly, Kerry. Good White Racist? Confronting Your Role in Racial Injustice.

DiAngelo, Robin. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism.

Garrett, Greg. A Long, Long Way: Hollywood’s Unfinished Journey from Racism to Reconciliation.

Jones, Robert P.  The End of White Christian America.

Kendi, Ibram X.  How to Be an Antiracist.

Kendi, Ibram X. Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.

Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider.

Morrison, Toni. Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination.

Rothstein, Richard.  The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.

Stevenson, Bryan. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.

Thurman, Howard. Jesus and the Disinherited.


Baldwin, James.  If Beale Street Could Talk.

Butler, Octavia. The Parable of the Sower.

Gyasi, Yaa. Homegoing.

Morrison, Toni.  Beloved.

Morrison, Toni. The Bluest Eye.

For Children

Bryan, Ashley. Freedom Over Me.

Celano, Marianne; Collins, Marietta; and Hazard, Ann. Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice

Harrison, Vashti. Bold Women in Black History.

Higginbotham, Anastasia. Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness.

Lester, Julius. Let’s Talk About Race.

Memory, Jelani. A Kids Book About Racism.

Miller, Sharee. Don’t Touch My Hair!

Nagara, Innosanto. A is for Activist.

Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Let it Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters.

Shabazz, Ilyasah. Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X.

Tonitiuh, Duncan. Separate is Never Equal. Weatherford, Carole Boston. Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement.