Readings

Anti-racism articles, books and readings

Anti-Racism in Higher Education-A Model for Change (Allison N. Ash, Redgina Hill, Stephen N. Risdon, and Alexander Jun) Article
Black People are Demanding Police Abolition – We Could Be Demanding Much More (Benji Hart) Article
Broken Windows is On Hiatus: Community Interventions We Can Enact Now for Real Justice (Hannah Hodson) Article
Dear White Women: A letter reminding modern white feminist of their relationship with black women throughout history (Rachel E. Cargle) Article
Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: Mentoring a New Generation of Activists Article
How Racism Hurts White Americans (John Bracey) Article
How to Talk to Your Family About Racism on Thanksgiving (Rachel E. Cargle) Article
No More Money for the Police (Philip V. McHarris and Thenjiwe McHarris) Article
Policing doesn’t need reforming. It needs to be abolished and created anew. (Courtland Milloy) Article
Summer Heat (Mariame Kaba) Article
Teaching Race, Racism, and Racial Justice: Pedagogical Principles and Classroom Strategies for Course Instructors (M. Brielle Harbin, Amie Thurber, and Joe Bandy) Article
The American Nightmare (Ibram X. Kendi) Article
The Intersectionality Wars (Jane Coaston) Article
The Police Don’t Change (Joel Anderson) Article
The Social Justice Syllabus Design Tool: A First Step in Doing Social Justice Pedagogy (Sherria D. Tayler, Maria J. Veri, Michele Eliason, Jocelyn Clare R. Hermoso, Nicole D. Bolter and Juliana E. Van Olphen) Article
What Does Police Abolition Mean? (Derecka Purnell) Article
What exactly is a microaggression? (Jenée Desmond-Harris) Article
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack (Peggy McIntosh) Article
Who Gets to Be Afraid in America? (Ibram X. Kendi) Article
Deconstructing Syllabi Best Practices Training Guide   (Lindsay Naylor) Practical Guide
Are Prison’s Obsolete? (Angela Davis) Book
Assata: An Autobiography (Assata Shakur) Book
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice, That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do (Jennifer L Elberhardt) Book
Black Feminist Thought (Patricia Hill Collins) Book
Breathe: A Letter to my Sons (Imani Perry) Book
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower (Brittney Cooper) Book
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor) Book
Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? (Mumia Abu-Jamal) Book
Heavy: An American Memoir (Kiese Laymon) Book
Hood Feminism (Mikki Kendall) Book
How To Be An Anti-racist (Ibram X. Kendi) Book
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou) Book
I’m Still Here (Austin Channing Brown) Book
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (Bryan Stevenson) Book
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America (James Forman, Jr.) Book
Me and White Supremacy (Layla F. Saad) Book
Redefining Realness: My Path to Womenhood, Identity, Love & So Much More (Janet Mock) Book
Sister Outsider (Audre Lorde) Book
So You Want to Talk About Race (Ijeoma Oluo) Book
Stamped from the Beginning (Ibram X. Kendi) Book
The Bluest Eye (Toni Morrison) Book
The Color of Law (Richard Rothstein) Book
The Fire Next Time (James Baldwin) Book
The Health Gap (Michael Marmot) Book
The House That Race Built (Edited by Wahneema Lubiano) Book
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (Michelle Alexander) Book
The Torture Letters: Reckoning with Police Violence (Laurence Ralph) Book
They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement (Wesley Lowery) Book
This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color (Cherríe L. Moroga, Gloria E. Anzaldúa, Toni Cade Bambara) Book
When and Where I Enter (Paula J. Giddings) Book
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People to Talk About Racism (Robin DiAngelo) Book
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race (Beverly Daniel Tatum) Book
Why I’m no Longer Talking to White People About Race (Eddo Reni-Lodge) Book
Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates) Book