In the past week there have been a multitude of anti-racsim and Black Lives Matter reading lists published across the internet. We are highlighting a just a few of those titles that we have as ebooks to encourage our campus community to engage their minds, unlearn, relearn, and question; not only while mass protests are bringing attention to issues surrounding racism, policing, and privilege, but to continue to work to understand, empathize, and take action on these issues.
The following list is in alphabetical order by author's last name.
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
White Rage by Carol Anderson
The Next American Revolution by Grace Lee Boggs; Scott Kurashige; Danny Glover (Foreword by)
Racism Without Racists by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
Freedom Is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
White Awake by Daniel Hill
Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
A Perilous Path by Anthony C. Thomson
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
When They Call You a Terrorist (audiobook) by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele
White People and Black Lives Matter by Johanna C. Luttrell
Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
Algorithms of Oppression by Safiya Umoja Noble
So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad; Robin DiAngelo (Foreword by)
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Tatum
The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
This list is incomplete and we encourage you to search through our other ebooks and audiobooks. Also, comment with your own suggestions!
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