Anti-Racism & Understanding the Ramifications of Institutional Racism:

  • Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • How To Be An Antiracist – Ibram X. Kendi
  • White Fragility – Dr. Robin DiAngelo
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In The Age Of Colorblindness – Michelle Alexander
  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government – Richard Rothstein
  • So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijeoma Oluo
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • White Rage – Carol Anderson
  • The Fire Next Time – James Baldwin
  • The Warmth of Other Suns – Isabel Wilkerson
  • Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice – Paul Kivel
  • Prejudice and Your Child – Kenneth Clark
  • Two Nations: Black and White. Separate, Hostile, and Unequal – Andrew Hecker
  • Lies My Teacher Told Me – James Loewen

Books for Educators to Consider:

  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria – Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum,
  • Through Our Own Eyes: A Journey Into African American History – Joseph Edelin
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain – Zaretta Hammond
  • What If the Kids Are All White? Anti-Bias Multicultural Education with Young Children and Families – Derman-Sparks, Ramsey & Olsen

Books for Children:

  • Separate Is Never Equal – Duncan Tonatiuh
  • Antiracist Baby – Ibram X. Kendi
  • Let the Children March – Monica Clark-Robinson
  • The Colors of Us – Karen Katz
  • A Kids Book About Racism – Jelani Memory
  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Race – Celano, Collins, Hazzard, Moses
  • A Boy Like You – Frank Murphy
  • Mae Among the Stars – Roda Ahmed

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