An extensive list for those looking to educate themselves further in anti-racist materials and grow as an ally and artist.
FOR THOSE WHO ARE UNABLE TO BUY BOOKS RIGHT NOW:
- Check out your local library for free e-book downloads! Also, check out WorldCat to search books and items in libraries near you.
- Free Electronic Libraries, such as Gutenberg.org, are also a great way to search any and all book titles for free e-book versions.
- Free ebook of Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? from Haymarket Books. Edited by Joe Macaré, Maya Schenwar, and Alana Yu-lan Price. Foreword by Alicia Garza.
STOCK YOUR BOOKSHELVES WITH THIS ANTI-RACIST LIT (via Victoria Alexander on Twitter):
Also, we recommend you buy from one of these independent, black-owned bookstores.
- White Fragility: Why it’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
- The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
- Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy by Darryl Pinckney
- EVICTED by Matthew Desmond
- NOBODY by Marc Lamont Hill
- LIES MY TEACHER TOLD ME by James W. Loewen
- killing rage: ending racism by Bell Hooks
- Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
- Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD
- The Burning House by Andres Walker
- The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
- Dying of Whiteness by Jonathan M. Metzl
- The Condemnation of Blackness by Khalil Gibran Muhammed
- A Different Mirror by Ronald Takaki
- How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
- So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
- Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
- A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
- The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley
- The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
- Becoming by Michelle Obama
Looking for further reading and resources? Check out this Anti-Racist Resource Guide.