General Recommendations
Let's talk about... Race
Created by DCPL_Adults | 62 items
Books on race, race relations, racism, and white privilege. Whether you want to talk to your child, your spouse, or your neighbor, you need to be informed. Here are some titles to help. Taken from Huff Post, Time Magazine and Bustle.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Alone Atop the Hill Alone Atop the Hill
The Autobiography of Alice Dunnigan, Pioneer of the National Black Press
Book - 2015
The University of Georgia Press
B Dunn
When They Call You A Terrorist When They Call You A Terrorist
A Black Lives Matter Memoir
Book - 2018
St. Martin's Press
305.896 Khan
Stony the Road Stony the Road
Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow
Book - 2019
Penguin Press
973.0496 Gate
How We Fight White Supremacy How We Fight White Supremacy
A Field Guide to Black Resistance
Book - 2019
Bold Type Books
323.1196 Solo
Me and White Supremacy Me and White Supremacy
Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become A Good Ancestor
Book - 2020
Sourcebooks
305.809 Saad
Brown Girl Dreaming Brown Girl Dreaming Large Print - 2017
Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
LP J 811.54 Wood
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You Unknown -
The Water Dancer The Water Dancer
A Novel
Book - 2019
One World
F Coat
On Account of Race On Account of Race
The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African American Voting Rights
Book - 2020
Counterpoint Press
342.7308 Gold
What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker
A Memoir in Essays
Book - 2019
Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
B Youn
55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal 55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal
Your Guide to A Better Life
Book - 2019
Simon & Schuster
332.024 Whit
They Can't Kill Us All They Can't Kill Us All
Ferguson, Baltimore, and A New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement
Book - 2016
Little, Brown and Company
305.896 Lowe
Programs – The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond Programs – The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond
http://www.pisab.org/programs/
Web Resource
The History of White People The History of White People Book - 2010
W.W. Norton
305.800973 Pain
The Color of Law The Color of Law
A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Book - 2017
Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company
305.800973 Roth
Tears We Cannot Stop Tears We Cannot Stop
A Sermon to White America
Book - 2017
St. Martin's Press
305.800973 Dyso
Racism without Racists Racism without Racists
Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America
Streaming Audiobook - 2017
White Fragility White Fragility
Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism
Book - 2018
Beacon Press
305.8 DiAn
Black Stats Black Stats
African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-first Century
Book - 2014
The New Press
305.896 Morr
How to Be An Antiracist How to Be An Antiracist Book - 2019
One World
305.800973 Kend
White Rage White Rage
The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
Book - 2016
Bloomsbury
305.800973 Ande
Slavery by Another Name Slavery by Another Name
The Re-enslavement of Black People in America From the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon
Book - 2008
Doubleday
305.896073 Blac
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Book - 2010
Crown Publishers
174.2 Sklo
The Sellout The Sellout Book - 2015
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
F Beat
Invisible Man Invisible Man Book - 1994
Modern Library
F Elli
Race Matters Race Matters Book - 1994
Vintage Books
305.8 West
Welcome to Braggsville Welcome to Braggsville Book - 2015
William Morrow, an imprint HarperCollinsPublishers
F John
Negroland Negroland
A Memoir
Book - 2015
Pantheon Books
305.896073 Jeff
Citizen Citizen eBook - 2011
Ain't I a Woman Ain't I a Woman
Black Women and Feminism
Streaming Audiobook - 2019
The Fire Next Time The Fire Next Time Book - 1995
Modern Library
301.451 Bald
The New Jim Crow The New Jim Crow
Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Book - 2020
New Press
364.973 Alex
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
Large Print - 2015
Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning
LP B Peac
The Bluest Eye The Bluest Eye
A Novel / by Toni Morrison
Book - 1970
Holt, Rinehart and Winston
F Morr
All American Boys All American Boys Book - 2015
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
TF Realist Reyn
The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-time Indian The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-time Indian Book - 2007
Little, Brown
TF Realist Alex
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian eBook - 2012
The Rock and the River The Rock and the River Unknown - 2010
Brilliance Audio
eAudiobook
March March
[Book 1]
Book - 2013
Top Shelf Productions
AGN Marc
To Kill A Mockingbird To Kill A Mockingbird Book - 1982
Warner Books
F Lee
The Hate U Give The Hate U Give Book - 2017
Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
TF Realist Thom
Josephine Josephine
The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
Unknown - 2014
Recorded Books Distributed by OneClick Digital
eAudiobook
The Crossover The Crossover Book - 2014
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
JF Alex
Fred Korematsu Speaks up Fred Korematsu Speaks up Book - 2017
Heyday
JB Kore
Rosa Rosa Unknown - 2007
Weston Woods Made available through hoopla
eAudiobook hoopla
Rosa Rosa Unknown - 2007
Weston Woods Made available through hoopla
eVideo-Hoopla
Esperanza Rising Esperanza Rising Book - 2001
Scholastic
JF Ryan
Ruby Bridges Goes to School Ruby Bridges Goes to School
My True Story
Book - 2009
Scholastic Inc.
JB Brid
The Story of Ruby Bridges The Story of Ruby Bridges Book - 2010
Scholastic
JB Brid
The Other Side The Other Side Unknown - 2012
Weston Woods Made available through hoopla
eAudioHoopla
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