Antiracism Resources



Between the World and Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
by Trevor Noah

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent

by Isabel Wilkerson

Freedom Is A Constant Struggle
by Angela Davis

How to Be an Antiracist
by Ibram X. Kendi

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness
by Austin Channing Brown

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

by Bryan Stevenson

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor
by Layla F. Saad

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (Crossing Press Feminist Series)
by Audre Lorde

So You Want to Talk About Race
by Ijeoma Oluo

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

by Ibram X. Kendi

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

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

by Richard Rothstein

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

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
by Isabel Wilkerson

This Book Is Anti-Racist
by Tiffany Jewell

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
by Robin DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson

White Rage
by Carol Anderson

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

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Women, Race, & Class
by Angela Davis


11 Things To Do Besides Say ‘This Has To Stop’ In The Wake Of Police Brutality(by Brittany Wong, Huffington Post)

103 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice” (by Corinne Shutack)

Being Antiracist (National Museum of African American History & Culture)

“Not Racist is Not Enough: Putting in the Work to be Antiracist
(Eric Deggans, NPR)

The 1619 Project” (Various Contributors, The New York Times)

When Black People are in Pain, White People Just Join Book Clubs
(by Tre Johnson, The Washington Post)

Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?
(by Ibram X. Kendi, The Atlantic)

More Resources

These lists reflect this moment in the Festival’s learning and evolution. These resources will expand as we continue to put our commitments into action.