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Resources: Anti-Racism Booklist

Compiled by the MintzEdge Editorial Team

In light of the heightened and long-overdue national focus on systemic racism in our society, we have assembled the following list of books that may help deepen understanding of the issues facing us and encourage us all to work diligently to build the equitable world we all want for ourselves and our fellow citizens.

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Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? by Mumia Abu-Jamal

The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Hong

America’s Original Sin by Jim Wallis

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Good Talk by Mira Jacob

Blindspot by Mahzarin R. Banaji & Anthony G. Greenwald

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

How Does It Feel to Be a Problem? by Moustafa Bayoumi

The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Asha Bandele

An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz

Citizen by Claudia Rankine

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Mindful of Race by Ruth King

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson

Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Tatum

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

This Book Is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell & Aurélia Durand

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