Top 10 Books to Build Your Antiracist Reading List


Caste (oprah's Book Club): The Origins Of Our Discontents
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|August 4, 2020

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The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. “[ Caste ] should be at the top of every…
The Skin We're In: A Year Of Black Resistance And Power
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|January 28, 2020

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER A bracing, provocative, and perspective-shifting book from one of Canada's most celebrated and uncompromising writers, Desmond Cole. The Skin We're In will spark a national conversation, influence policy, and inspire activists. In his 2015…
So You Want to Talk About Race
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|September 24, 2019

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In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America Widespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy--from police brutality to the mass incarceration of Black Americans--has put a media spotlight…
How To Be An Antiracist
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|August 13, 2019

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” ( Time ) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves. “The most courageous book to…
Me And White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change The World, And Become A Good Ancestor
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|January 28, 2020

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The New York Times and USA Today bestseller! Layla Saad is one of the most important and valuable teachers we have right now on the subject of white supremacy and racial injustice."-New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert Based on the viral…
I'm Still Here: Black Dignity In A World Made For Whiteness
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|May 15, 2018

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REESE’S BOOK CLUB X HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK PICK • From a leading voice on racial justice, an eye-opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female that exposes how white America’s love affair with “diversity” so often falls short of its ideals. “Austin…
Policing Black Lives: State Violence In Canada From Slavery To The Present
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|October 16, 2017

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Delving behind Canada's veneer of multiculturalism and tolerance, Policing Black Lives traces the violent realities of anti-blackness from the slave ships to prisons, classrooms and beyond. Robyn Maynard provides readers with the first comprehensive account of…
21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation With…
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|April 10, 2018

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#1 National Bestseller Based on a viral article, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act is the essential guide to understanding the legal document and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous Peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity…
Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History Of Racist Ideas In America
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|August 15, 2017

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The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society. Some Americans insist that we're living in a post-racial society. But racist thought is not just alive and well in America--it is more…
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism
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|June 26, 2018

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The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality. In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book” (Michael Eric…

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