“Don’t let anybody, anybody convince you this is the way the world is and therefore must be. It must be the way it ought to be.”

― Toni Morrison, The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations

The books on this list offer a starting place for exploring racism, prejudice, discrimination, and inequity.

 

How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

Breathe: A Letter to My Sons Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807076552
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - September 17th, 2019

So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781580056779
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seal Press - January 16th, 2018

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807047415
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635572957
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2019

The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind Cover Image
By Claudia Rankine (Introduction by), Beth Loffreda (Introduction by), Cap Max King (Introduction by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781934200797
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Fence Books - March 31st, 2015

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
By Michelle Alexander, Cornel West (Introduction by)
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9781595586438
Availability: Hard to Find -- Unavailable
Published: New Press - January 16th, 2012

Between the World and Me Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780465049660
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Basic Books - October 25th, 2016