More Anti-Racist Reading

UPDATED June 25, 2020-- We've compiled a list of books—old and new, for all ages—on anti-racism, racial inequality, and mass incarceration. If these books are not designated as On Our Shelves Now, consider clicking the Get the Digital Adiobook button directly under the book jacket image and start listening right away with libro.fm, our audiobook partners.

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781620971932
Availability: Backordered, Available to Order
Published: New Press - January 7th, 2020

Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781620973929
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Published: New Press - July 17th, 2018

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Cover Image
By Monique Morris, Mankaprr Conteh (Foreword by), Melissa Harris-Perry (Foreword by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620973424
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Published: New Press - January 16th, 2018

Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781620974797
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Published: New Press - March 5th, 2019

Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781620974353
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Published: New Press - February 12th, 2019

Chokehold: Policing Black Men Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781620974834
Availability: Backordered, Available to Order
Published: New Press - September 18th, 2018

They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us Cover Image
By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781937512651
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - November 7th, 2017

Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781501878077
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Published: Abingdon Press - February 5th, 2019

Solitary Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802148308
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - December 3rd, 2019

The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802149039
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - June 30th, 2020

Thick: And Other Essays Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781620975879
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Published: New Press - October 1st, 2019

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781932841770
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Published: Agate Bolden - August 13th, 2013

Wicked Enchantment: Selected Poems Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781574232370
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Published: Black Sparrow Press - April 7th, 2020

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780465060689
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Published: Basic Books - September 5th, 2017

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807047415
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

Officer Clemmons: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781948226707
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Catapult - May 5th, 2020

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Target Age Group: 12 to 17


The Hate U Give Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

Target Age Group: 12 to 17


Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250135995
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 17th, 2017

March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

three book series, Target Age Group: 13 to 16


Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor Cover Image
By Layla Saad, Robin Diangelo (Foreword by)
$25.99
ISBN: 9781728209807
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks - January 28th, 2020

So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580058827
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019

Between the World and Me Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631494536
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Liveright - May 1st, 2018

New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Target Age Group: 8 to 12


Antiracist Baby Board Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110416
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - June 16th, 2020

Target Age Group: 0 to 3


All Are Welcome Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579649
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2018

Target Age Group: 4 to 8


Sulwe Cover Image
By Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534425361
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Target Age Group: 4 to 8


Black Brother, Black Brother Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316493802
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

Target Age Group: 8 to 12


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