For patrons searching for information, organizations and books on race and social justice, our Reference Librarians have collated the following resources.  If you are looking for resources for children and teens, click here

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Reading Resources

Find these titles (and more) in our library catalog:

  • How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngleo
  • Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • The Color of Law by Richard Rothsteim
  • Healing Racial Trauma: The Road to Resilience by Sheila Wise Rowe
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad
  • When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Asha Bandele
  • Stamped From the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement by Angela Y. Davis
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • We Too Sing America by Deepa Iyer
  • Islamophobia and Racism in America by Erik Robert Love
  • Pride: The Story of the LGBTQ Equality Movement by Matthew Todd
  • Beyond Male and Female: The Gender Identity Spectrum by Anita R. Walker

Antiracist Reading Lists