Antiracist Reading List

By The Stacks

By The Stacks

Antiracist Reading List

Men We Reaped: A Memoir

Jesmyn Ward


White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

Carol Anderson


Heavy: An American Memoir

Kiese Laymon


Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates


The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of...

Michelle Alexander


The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Malcolm X


Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black...

Douglas A. Blackmon


Thick: And Other Essays

Tressie McMillan Cottom


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National...

Jason Reynolds and Ibram X Kendi


Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical...

Harriet A. Washington


Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

Manning Marable


Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond


White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue ... and Other...

Lauren Michele Jackson


How to Be an Antiracist

Ibram X Kendi


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson


The Fire Next Time

James Baldwin


How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance

Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin


When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

Asha Bandele and Patrisse Cullors


The Blood of Emmett Till

Timothy B. Tyson


Citizen: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine


They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the...

Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers


Chokehold: Policing Black Men

Paul Butler


Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America

Patrick Phillips


Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry...

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor



Dave Eggers


So You Want to Talk about Race

Ijeoma Oluo


Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the...

Beverly Daniel Tatum


Women, Race, & Class

Angela Y. Davis


This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take...

Tiffany Jewell and Aurelia Durand


Notes of a Native Son

James Baldwin


My Vanishing Country: A Memoir

Bakari Sellers


Are Prisons Obsolete?

Angela Y. Davis


The End of Policing

Alex S. Vitale


Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for...

Charlene Carruthers