Online Resources



An Anti-Racist Reading List


  • "The Hate U Give" - Angie Thomas
  • "Stamped from the Beginning" - Ibram X. Kendi
  • "A People's History of the United States" - Howard Zinn
  • “Freedom is a Constant Struggle” – Angela Davis
  • "So You Want to Talk About Race"– Ijeoma Oluo
  • “Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice” – Maurianne Adams
  • “Taking on Diversity: How We can Move from Anxiety to Respect” – Rupert W. Nacoste
  • “The Fire Next Time” – James Baldwin
  • “The Possessive Investment in Whiteness” – George Lipsitz
  • "The Other Wes Moore" – Wes Moore
  • "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"  Rebecca Skloot
  • "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir" – Michele Norris


  • "How to Be an Anti-Racist" – Ibram X. Kendi
  • “Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Social Justice” – Paul Kivel
  • “White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism” – Robin DiAngelo
  • "Just Mercy" – Bryan Stevenson
  • "Why Are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria" – Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • “Teaching to Transgress” – Bell Hooks
  • "Me and White Supremacy" – Layla F. Saad (note: this is an interactive tool that requires personal work beyond simply reading)
  • “Unconscious Bias in Schools” – Tracey A. Benson and Sarah E. Fiarman
  • “Reflecting Back, Looking Forward: Civil Rights and Student Affairs” – NASPA
  • “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” – Michelle Alexander
  • “Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment” – Patricia Hill Collins
  • “Between the World and Me” – Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • "From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation" – Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor