There are so many resources we would like to share with you to help you along your path toward engaged allyship. Here are some of the books and articles we have found to be most helpful. We also have another page with videos, podcasts and online resources. And you can join our bookclub with regular online discussions - just email for details. 


Books to Read

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo,

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race by Jesmyn Ward

Black Wall Street: From Riot to Renaissance in Tulsa's Historic Greenwood District by Hannibal B. Johnson

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning by Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

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

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors, asha bandele

Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements by Charlene Carruthers

Radical Dharma : Talking Race Love and Liberation by angel Kyodo williams, Jasmine Syedullah and Rod Owens

Love and Rage by Lama Rod Owens

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America by Elizabeth Hinton

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Young Adult Books

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina ; illustrated by Stacey Robinson & John Jennings

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Children’s Books:

One Crazy Summer by Rita Garcia

The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis

A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory

I Am Enough by Grace Byers

Antiracist Baby Picture Book by Ibram X Kendi


Where Does ‘Say Their Names’ (#SayTheirNames) Come From?

The ‘Say Her Name’ Movement Started for a Reason: We Forget Black Women Killed by Police

'It's a Struggle They Will Wage Alone.' How Black Women Won the Right to Vote

History of Juneteenth

How White Parents Can Talk To Their Kids About Race

The Radical Buddhism of Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams

Tips for Creating Effective White Caucus Groups developed by Craig Elliott PhD

Answering White People’s Most Commonly Asked Questions about the Black Lives Matter Movement

Who Gets to Be Afraid in America? Americans don’t see me, or Ahmaud Arbery, running down the road—they see their fear.

It’s Incredibly Scary to Be a Transgender Woman of Color Right Now

A Love Song to My Anger

Know your history: Understanding racism in the US

Implicit Bias

The History of Policing in the United States and Slave Patrols

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

Three NW African-American Buddhist Teachers Share Their Perspectives (On the Way Things Are)

Confronting racism is not about the needs and feelings of white people

103 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice


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