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  • Reading List
    • 10 Books About Race To Read Instead Of Asking A Person Of Color To Explain Things To You
    • Antiracist reading list
    • 'Skill in Action: Radicalizing Your Yoga Practice to Create a Just World' by Michelle C. Johnson
    • 'White Fragility' by Robin DiAngelo (workbook)
    • 'So You Want to Talk About Race' by Ijeoma Oluo
    • 'When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir' by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele
    • 'Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower' by Brittney Cooper
    • 'An African American and Latinx History of the United States' by Paul Ortiz
    • 'The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority' by Ellen D. Wu
    • 'Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race' by Debby Irving
    • 'This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror' by Moustafa Bayoumi
    • 'The Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy' by Andrea Flynn, Susuan R. Holmberg, Dorian T. Warren, and Felicia J. Wong
    • 'Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race' by Beverly Daniel Tatum
    • 'Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism' by Safiya Umoja Noble
    • “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston
    • “The Bluest Eye” by Toni Morrison
    • “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You,” by author Jason Reynolds.
    • “Stamped From the Beginning” by Jason Reynolds
    • “Divided Sisters” by Midge Wilson and Kathy Russell
    • “The Wretched of the Earth” by Frantz Fanon
    • Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow. New York: The New Press, 2012.
    • Bolgatz, J. Talking Race in the Classroom. New York: Teachers College Press, 2005.
    • Derman-Sparks, Louise, and Patricia Ramsay. What If All the Kids Are White? Anti-Bias Multicultural Education with Young Children and Families. New York: Teachers College Press, 2006.
    • Genishi, Celia, and A. Lin Goodwin. Diversities in Early Childhood Education: Rethinking and Doing. New York: Teacher College Press, 2008.
    • Lee, Enid, Deborah Menkart and Margo Okazawa-Rey, eds. Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education, and Staff Development. Washington, DC: Network of Educators on the Americas [NECA], 1998.
    • Loewen, James W. *Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong.*The New Press, 2013.
    • Michael, Ali. Raising Race Questions: Whiteness and Inquiry in Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2015.
    • Pollock, M. Colormute: Race Talk Dilemmas in an American School. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 2004.
    • Pollock, M. (Ed.) Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in School. New. York: The New Press. 2008.
    • Steele, Claude M. Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do. New York: W. W Norton & Company, 2010.
    • Stevenson, Howard C. Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences That Make a Difference. New York: Teachers College Press, 2015.
    • Tatum, B.D. “Can We Talk About Race?” and Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation. New York: Beacon Press, 2007.
    • Van Ausdale, D. & Feagin, J.R. *The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism.*Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. 2001.
    • "Recitatif" by Toni Morrison
    • The Miner's Canary by Lani Guiner and Gerald Torres
    • Possessive Investment In Whiteness by George Lipsitz
    • This Bridge Called My Back Edited by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa
    • Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks
    • For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf by Ntozake Shange
    • Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur
    • A Taste of Power by Elaine Brown
    • Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
    • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
    • Divided Sisters by Midge Wilson & Kathy Russell
    • Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
    • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
    • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
    • Passing by Nella Larsen
    • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
    • Whiteness of a Different Color by Matthew Frye Jacobson
    • But Some of Us Are Brave Edited by Akasha (Gloria T.) Hull, Patricia Bell-Scott, & Barbara Smith
    • Women, Race, & Class by Angela Y. Davis
    • Crime and Punishment in Black America By James Forman Jr.
    • The Making of the Black Radical Tradition By Cedric J. Robinson
    • The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing Book by Anneliese A. Singh

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