Resources to Fight Racism

Published Thursday, February 11, 2021

It's never been more important to combat the damaging effects of racism. There are many ways for all of us to educate ourselves to ensure that we increase our awareness about structural racism and implicit biases. 

Books:

White Fragility: Why White People Find it So Difficult to Talk About Racism by Robin D’Angelo

Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Deep DenialThe Persistence of White Supremacy in U.S. History and Life by David Billings

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

Between the World and Me and The Beautiful Struggle by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward

The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear by William J. Barber II

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America by Melissa Harris- Perry

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

 

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 WJCS - Living Our Values Through Racial Equity

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