Resources on race and racism
From our faculty, adjuncts and graduate students, what follows is a list of recommended resources on race and racism:
- Michelle Alexander. 2020. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. NY: The New Press.
- Carol Anderson. 2017. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide.
- Jabari Asim. We Can't Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival.
- Angela Y. Davis. Are Prisons Obsolete?
- Alice Goffman. 2014. On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City.
- Ibram X. Kendi. 2017. Stamped from the Beginning: A Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.
- Editor Wahneema Lubiano. The House that Race Built: Original Essays by Toni Morrison, Angela Davis, Cornel West…..
- Ijeoma Oluo. 2019. So You Want to Talk about Race.
- Victor Rios. 2011. Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys. NY: NY University Press.
- David Roediger. The Wages of Whiteness.
- Richard Rothstein. 2018. The Color of Law.
- Dorceta Taylor. Toxic Communities: Environmental Racism, Industrial Pollution, and Residential Mobility.
- Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership.
A comprehensive list of anti-racism resources directed towards white people that was posted on Teaching with a Sociological Lens can be found here.