Non-Fiction books

Resources for Dismantling White Supremacy

An asterisk * denotes suggestions for beginning to engage this vital work. A hashtag # denotes resources for deeper engagement.

 

* Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

* Jesus and The Disinherited by Howard Thurman

* Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

* Seeing My Skin: A Story of Wrestling with Whiteness by Peter Jarrett-Schell

* The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

* Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving

* White Too Long by Robert P. Jones

# Be Anti-Racist: A Journal for Awareness, Reflection, and Action by Ibram X. Kendi

# Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

# How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

# Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God by Kelly Brown Douglas

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

# White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin D’Angelo

# White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum