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The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
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A hard but necessary read that examines the racial discrimination within our justice system. A hard but necessary read that examines the racial discrimination within our justice system. Show less
Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi (audiobook)
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Kendi explores how entrenched racism is in our nation's identity. Winner of the National Book Award in Nonfiction. Kendi explores how entrenched racism is in our nation's identity. Winner of the National Book Award in Nonfiction. Show less
Black Stats by Monique Morris
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This book shows racial discrimination in the form of facts and figures. This book shows racial discrimination in the form of facts and figures. Show less
Racism Without Racists by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva (audiobook)
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A must-read for anyone looking to understand the dangers of color-blind racial ideology. A must-read for anyone looking to understand the dangers of color-blind racial ideology. Show less
White Like Me by Tim Wise
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Tim Wise explores what it means to be white and benefiting from racial privilege that goes with being white. Wise also includes advice and commentary on t...Show more Tim Wise explores what it means to be white and benefiting from racial privilege that goes with being white. Wise also includes advice and commentary on the best ways white people can challenge their privilege and fight back against racism and their power. Also available as an e-audiobook on hoopla digital. Show less
Uprooting Racism by Paul Kivel
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Practical tools and advice on how white people can work as allies for racial justice. Practical tools and advice on how white people can work as allies for racial justice. Show less
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo (audiobook)
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Ijeoma Oluo offers straightforward solutions to conversational divides and inspires everyone to have difficult, crucial discussions. Ijeoma Oluo offers straightforward solutions to conversational divides and inspires everyone to have difficult, crucial discussions. Show less
The Making of Asian America by Erika Lee (audiobook)
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Erika Lee's comprehensive history of Asian immigrants to America. Erika Lee's comprehensive history of Asian immigrants to America. Show less
Ghosts in the Schoolyard by Eve L. Ewing (audiobook)
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Schools are nearly as segregated now as they were in the 1960s -- how is that possible? Racism rears it's ugly head in the form of school closings, gerrymandering, and neglect. Schools are nearly as segregated now as they were in the 1960s -- how is that possible? Racism rears it's ugly head in the form of school closings, gerrymandering, and neglect. Show less
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen
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The American education system fails in historical study and Loewen point it out in this scathing indictment. The American education system fails in historical study and Loewen point it out in this scathing indictment. Show less
Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
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This book is a thorough discussion of the history of Native Americans in the late 19th century and it's important to know how badly Native Americans have been treated in this county to reckon with the past. This book is a thorough discussion of the history of Native Americans in the late 19th century and it's important to know how badly Native Americans have been treated in this county to reckon with the past. Show less
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
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Also available as an e-audiobook on hoopla, this is one of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century. Also available as an e-audiobook on hoopla, this is one of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century. Show less
Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper (audiobook, read by the author)
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With searing honest, intimacy, and humor, America's leading black feminist celebrates the power of rage in this piercing new audiobook. With searing honest, intimacy, and humor, America's leading black feminist celebrates the power of rage in this piercing new audiobook. Show less
Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask by Anton Treuer
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White/Indian relations are often characterized by guilt and anger. Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask cuts through the emo...Show more White/Indian relations are often characterized by guilt and anger. Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask cuts through the emotion and builds a foundation for true understanding and positive action. Available as both an ebook and eaudiobook. Show less
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (e-audiobook)
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Spanning more than four hundred years, this classic bottom-up peoples' history radically reframes U.S. history and explodes the silences that have haunted our national narrative. Spanning more than four hundred years, this classic bottom-up peoples' history radically reframes U.S. history and explodes the silences that have haunted our national narrative. Show less
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
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Based off the original workbook, Me and White Supremacy teaches readers how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unco...Show more Based off the original workbook, Me and White Supremacy teaches readers how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too. Available as an ebook and an eaudiobook (read by the author). Show less
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
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A classic and national bestseller chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official narrative taught in schools -- with its emphasis on great men in high places -- to focus on the street, the home, and the workplace. A classic and national bestseller chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official narrative taught in schools -- with its emphasis on great men in high places -- to focus on the street, the home, and the workplace. Show less
Redefining Realness by Janet Mock (e-audiobook, read by the author)
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With unflinching honesty and moving prose, Janet Mock relays her experiences of growing up young, multiracial, poor, and trans in America. With unflinching honesty and moving prose, Janet Mock relays her experiences of growing up young, multiracial, poor, and trans in America. Show less
Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde (e-audiobook)
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In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Show less
When Affirmative Action Was White by Ira Katznelson (e-audiobook)
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In this "penetrating new analysis" (New York Times Book Review) Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of twentieth-century Amer...Show more In this "penetrating new analysis" (New York Times Book Review) Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of twentieth-century American history and demonstrates that all the key programs passed during the New Deal and Fair Deal era of the 1930s and 1940s were created in a deeply discriminatory manner Show less
Fatal Invention by Dorothy Roberts
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This groundbreaking book by the acclaimed Dorothy Roberts examines how the myth of biological concept of race-revived by purportedly cutting-edge science,...Show more This groundbreaking book by the acclaimed Dorothy Roberts examines how the myth of biological concept of race-revived by purportedly cutting-edge science, race-specific drugs, genetic testing, and DNA databases-continues to undermine a just society and promote inequality in a supposedly "post-racial" era. Available as an ebook and an eaudiobook. Show less
The Condemnation Of Blackness by Khalil Gibran Muhammad
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Chronicling the emergence of deeply embedded notions of black people as a dangerous race of criminals by explicit contrast to working-class whites and Eur...Show more Chronicling the emergence of deeply embedded notions of black people as a dangerous race of criminals by explicit contrast to working-class whites and European immigrants, this fascinating book reveals the influence such ideas have had on urban development and social policies. Show less
The Blacker The Berry by Wallace Thurman
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A source of controversy upon its 1929 publication, The Blacker the Berry was the first novel to openly address color prejudice among black Americans. Auth...Show more A source of controversy upon its 1929 publication, The Blacker the Berry was the first novel to openly address color prejudice among black Americans. Author Wallace Thurman, an active member of the Harlem Renaissance, vividly recaptures the era's mood and spirit. Show less
Black Marxism by Cedric J. Robinson
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In this ambitious work, first published in 1983, Cedric Robinson demonstrates that efforts to understand black people's history of resistance solely through the prism of Marxist theory are incomplete and inaccurate. In this ambitious work, first published in 1983, Cedric Robinson demonstrates that efforts to understand black people's history of resistance solely through the prism of Marxist theory are incomplete and inaccurate. Show less
How We Get Free by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
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The Combahee River Collective, a group of radical black feminists, was one of the most important organizations to develop out of the anti-racist and women...Show more The Combahee River Collective, a group of radical black feminists, was one of the most important organizations to develop out of the anti-racist and women's liberation movements of the 1960s and 70s. In this collection, founding members of the organization and contemporary activists reflect on the legacy of its contributions to black feminism and its impact on today's struggles. Available as an ebook and an eaudiobook. Show less
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