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An Anti-Racist Reading List

These are some of our recommended books that deal with racism, support Black writers and gives information on how to be proactively anti-racist.
It is certainly not an exhaustive list, but it is a start.
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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Reni Eddo-Lodge)
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Reni Eddo-Lodge)
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Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire (Akala)
Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire (Akala)
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Brit(Ish) (Afua Hirsch)
Brit(Ish) (Afua Hirsch)
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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (Robin Diangelo)
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (Robin Diangelo)
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This Book Is Anti-Racist (Tiffany Jewell)
This Book Is Anti-Racist (Tiffany Jewell)
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How to Be an Anti-Racist (Ibram X. Kendi)
How to Be an Anti-Racist (Ibram X. Kendi)
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So You Want to Talk About Race (Ijeoma Oluo)
So You Want to Talk About Race (Ijeoma Oluo)
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The Fire Next Time (James Baldwin)
The Fire Next Time (James Baldwin)
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Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)
Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)
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Citizen: An American Lyric (Claudia Rankine)
Citizen: An American Lyric (Claudia Rankine)
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When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir (Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele)
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir (Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele)
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Me and White Supremacy (Layla F. Saad)
Me and White Supremacy (Layla F. Saad)
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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison)
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison)
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Sister Outsider (Audre Lorde)
Sister Outsider (Audre Lorde)
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Road Map for Revolutionaries (Elisa Camahort Page)
Road Map for Revolutionaries (Elisa Camahort Page)
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A Is for Activist (Innosanto Nagara)
A Is for Activist (Innosanto Nagara)
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Don't Touch My Hair (Emma Dabiri)
Don't Touch My Hair (Emma Dabiri)
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Afropean (Johny Pitts)
Afropean (Johny Pitts)
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Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes From Past and Present (Jamia Wilson & Andrea Pippins)
Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes From Past and Present (Jamia Wilson & Andrea Pippins)
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Black and British: A Forgotten History (David Olusoga)
Black and British: A Forgotten History (David Olusoga)
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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America (Various Authors)
Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America (Various Authors)
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Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (Ibram X. Kendi)
Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (Ibram X. Kendi)
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Noughts & Crosses (Malorie Blackman)
Noughts & Crosses (Malorie Blackman)
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Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century (Blackness in Britain) (Kehinde Andrews)
Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century (Blackness in Britain) (Kehinde Andrews)
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We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices (Wade Hudson)
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices (Wade Hudson)
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Pride (Ibi Zoboi)
Pride (Ibi Zoboi)
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New Kid (Jerry Craft)
New Kid (Jerry Craft)
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Queenie (Candice Carty-Williams)
Queenie (Candice Carty-Williams)
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I'm Still Here (Austin Channing Brown)
I'm Still Here (Austin Channing Brown)
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Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children (Sandra L Pinkney)
Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children (Sandra L Pinkney)
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Happy in Our Skin (Frank Manushkin)
Happy in Our Skin (Frank Manushkin)
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Woke: A Young Poets Call to Justice (Mahogany L Browne)
Woke: A Young Poets Call to Justice (Mahogany L Browne)
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Mother Country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children (Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff)
Mother Country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children (Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff)
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The Story of Windrush (K.M Chimbiri)
The Story of Windrush (K.M Chimbiri)
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What Is Race? Who Are Racists? Why Does Skin Colour Matter? and Other Big Questions (Nikesh Shukla, Claire Heuchan)
What Is Race? Who Are Racists? Why Does Skin Colour Matter? and Other Big Questions (Nikesh Shukla, Claire Heuchan)
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Remembered (Yvonne Battle-Felton)
Remembered (Yvonne Battle-Felton)
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The Black Flamingo (Dean Atta)
The Black Flamingo (Dean Atta)
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Surge (Joy Bernard)
Surge (Joy Bernard)
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The High Rise Mysteries (Sharna Jackson)
The High Rise Mysteries (Sharna Jackson)
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Long Way Down (Jason Raynolds)
Long Way Down (Jason Raynolds)
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