DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION TRAINING
Teaching for Black Lives: Dyan Watson
From Rage to Hope: Crystal Kuykendall
Tell Me Who You Are: Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo
Pedagogy of the Oppressed: Paulo Freire
Teaching to Transgress: Bell Hook
Articles Not Listed Elsewhere
The Conversation We Must Have with Our White Children by Courtney E. Martin
No Selves to Defend edited by Mariame Kaba
Da Art of Storytellin' by Kiese Laymon
Emmitt Till and Tamir Rice: Sons of the Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
The Rocky Unpaved Roads of Good Intentions by Ibi Zoboi
Is Prison Necessary? by Ruth Wilson Gilmore
White Men by Sara Ahmed
How Race and Gender Intersect to Shape Inequality by Dr. Shay-Akil McLean
I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream by Tochi Onyebuchi
The End of White Supremacy, An American Romance by Saidiya Hartman
Yes, We Mean Literally Abolish the Police by Mariame Kaba
BOOKS FOR EDUCATORS
Sister Outsider: Audre Lorde
Invisible Man: Ralph Ellison
Beloved: Toni Morrison
Them: Nathan McCall
The Bluest Eye: Toni Morrison
Kindred: Octavia Butler
A Raisin in the Sun: Lorraine Hansberry
Color: Countee Cullen
Dhalgren: Samuel Delaney
Mumbo Jumbo: Ismael Reed
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf: Ntozake Shange
Native Son: Richard Wright
Go Tell it on the Mountain: James Baldwin
The Color Purple: Alice Walker
Not Without Laughter: Langston Hughes
Through the Ivory Gate: Rita Dove
If Beale Street Could Talk: James Baldwin
Amiable with Big Teeth: Claude McKay
Things Fall Apart: Chinua Achebe
Their Eyes Were Watching God: Zora Neale Hurston
BOOKS BY BLACK AUTHORS
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
X: A Novel: Ilyashah Shabazz, Kekla Magoon
Dear Martin by Nic Stone
Watch Us Rise: Renee Watson and Ellen Hagan
Black Enough: ed. Ibi Zoboi
PET by Akwaeke Emezie
Hold tight, Don't Let Go: a Novel of Haiti: Wagner, Laura Rose
Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds
American Street by Ibi Zoboi
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson
Shadowshaper: Daniel Jose Older
Children of Blood and Bone: Tomi Adeyemi
War Girls: Tochi Onyebuchi
A Blade So Black: L.L. McKinney
Little and Lion: Brandy Colbert
Monday’s Not Coming: Tiffany Jackson
The Belles: Dhonielle Clayton
Felix Ever After: Kacen Callendar
The Beauty that Remains: Ashley Woodfolk
The First Part Last: Angela Johnson
The Hate U Give: Angie Thomas
Midnight Robber: Nalo Hopkinson
Miracle’s Boys: Jacqueline Woodson
The Poet X: Elizabeth Acevedo
The Sun is Also a Star: Nicola Yoon
Fly Girl: Sherri L. Smith
How it Went Down: Kekla Magoon
Tyrell: Coe Booth
Homegoing: Yaa Gyasi
What is Not Yours, Is Not Yours: Helen Oyeyemi
The Fifth Season: NK Jemisin
Freshwater: Akwaeke Emezie
Redwood and Wildfire: Andrea Hairston
Loving Day: Mat Johnson
We Cast a Shadow: Maurice Carlos Ruffin
The Nickel Boys: Colson Whitehead
Between the World and Me: Te-Nehisi Coates
Americanah: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
An American Wedding: Tayari Jones
An Unkindness of Ghosts: Rivers Solomon
Who Fears Death: Nnedi Okorofor
Wild Seed: Octavia Butler
Queenie: Candace Carty-Williams
Salvage the Bones: Jesmyn Ward
The Yellow House: Sarah M. Broom
White Teeth: Zadie Smith
The Turner House: Angela Flournoy
The Ballad of Black Tom: Victor LaValle
Riot Baby: Tochi Onyebuchi
The Black God’s Drums: P. Djeli Clark
A Brief History of Seven Killings: Marlon James
Rosewater: Tade Thompson
Everfair: Nisi Shawl
The Vanishing Half: Brit Bennett
The Summer Prince: Alaya Dawn Johnson
Redemption in Indigo: Karen Lorde
Opposite of Always: Justin Reynolds
I’m Not Dying with You Tonight: Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal
Who Put this Song On?: Morgan Parker
Solo: Kwame Alexander
Tyler Johnson Was Here: Jay Coles
A Song Below Water: Bethany Morrow
Kingdom of Souls: Rena Barron
Genesis Begins Again: Genesis Williams
The Stars and the Blackness Between Them: Junauda Petrus
Akata Witch: Nnedi Okorofor
Bronx Masquerade: Nikki Grimes
Pinned: Sharon G. Flake
Tears of a Tiger: Sharon Draper
Monster: Walter Dean Myers
Calling My Name: Liara Tamani
All Boys Aren’t Blue: George M. Johnson
Black Girl Unlimited: Echo Brown
Antiracist Allyship Starter Pack
Compiled by Tatum Dorrell, Matt Herndon, and Jourdan Dorrell
Antiracism Resources for All Ages
Great Padlet with a wide array of resources compiled by Dr. Nicole A. Cooke
Reading Towards Abolition
Hearing about defunding and abolition? These are not new demands. Read about these concepts here. Compiled by Abusable Past Collective.
Understanding and Dismantling Racism
A booklist intended for white people to better understand racism and racist ideas compiled by Charis Books in Decatur, GA.
Race and Nature
Short list of scholarly resources connecting racism and our environment compiled by Dr. April Anson.
Racial Equity Tools
List of fundamentals and actions to fight for racial equity compiled by Shakti Butler, Sally Leiderman, Stephanie Halbert Jones, and Maggie Potapchuk.
Background to calls for abolition.
Collection of scholarly resources that amplifies black voices and issues raised by the BLM movement.
Bonds, Anne. "Beyond White Privilege: Geographies of White Supremacy and Settler
Colonialism." Progress in Human Geography, vol. 40, no. 6, 1 Dec. 2016.
DiAngelo, Robin. "White Fragility." International Journal of Critical Pedagogy,
vol. 3, no. 3, 2011, libjournal.uncg.edu/ijcp/article/viewFile/249/116.
Duncan-Andrade, Jeffrey M.R. "Note to Educators: Hope Required When Growing
Roses in Concrete." Harvard Educational Review, vol. 79, no. 2, Summer
2009, pp. 181-94.
Guess, Teresa. "The Social Construction of Whiteness: Racism by Intent, Racism
by Consequence." Critical Sociology, vol. 32, no. 4, 2006, www.cwu.edu/
Leonardo, Zeus. "The Color of Supremacy: Beyond the discourse of ‘white
privilege‘." Educational Philosophy & Theory 36, no. 2 (April 2004):
137-152. Professional Development Collection.
Levine-Rasky, Cynthia. "Intersectional Theory Applied to Whiteness and
Middle-Classness." Social Identities, vol. 17, no. 2, Mar. 2011.
Mills, Charles. "An Illuminating Blackness." The Black Scholar, vol. 43, no. 4, 2013.
"The Social Construction of Race." Critical Race Theory: The Cutting Edge.
Originally published in Critical Race Theory: The Cutting Edge, edited by
Richard Delgado, Philadelphia, Temple UP, 1995, pp. 191-203.
Tuck, Eve. "Decolonization Is Not a Metaphor." Decolonization: Indigeneity,
Education & Society, vol. 1, no. 1, 2012, pp. 1-40.
Winant, Howard. "Race and Race Theory." Annual Review of Sociology, vol. 26, Aug. 2000, p. 169.
Wolfe, Patrick. "Settler Colonialism and the Elimination of the Native."
Journal of Genocide Research, vol. 8, no. 4, Dec. 2006, pp. 387-409.
Woods, Tryon P. "The Implicit Bias of Implicit Bias Theory." Drexel Law Review,
vol. 10, 4 June 2018, pp. 631-72.