Anti-Racism Reading List


In the words of Ijeoma Oluo: “In order to dismantle white supremacy, we must be able to clearly name it.” That’s why we put together a summer reading list to help guide your learning.  

Non-Fiction Books

💫 Ain’t I a Woman? by Bell Hooks

💫 So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

💫 A Black Women’s History of the United States by Dr. Daina Ramey Berry & Dr. Kali Nicole Gross

💫 How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

💫 Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

💫 Woman, Race & Class by Angela Davis

💫 The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in The Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

💫 Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum

💫 Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

 Fiction Books 

💫 Beloved by Toni Morrison

💫 Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin 

💫 Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

💫 Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

💫 The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

💫 White Teeth by Zadie Smith 

💫 Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

💫 Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat

💫 Dear Martin by Nic Stone

💫 Brown Girl, Brownstones by Paule Marshall

💫 Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga

💫 The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Black-Owned Book Stores

You can support black-owned bock stores by ordering these books online.