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White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9781632864130
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 5th, 2017

National Book Critics Circle Award Winner
New York Times Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2016
A Chicago Review of Books Best Nonfiction Book of 2016


How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9780525509288
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Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.


The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781620971932
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Published: New Press - January 7th, 2020

Named one of the most important nonfiction books of the 21st century by Entertainment Weekly' Slate' Chronicle of Higher Education' Literary Hub, Book Riot' and Zora


The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health: Navigate an Unequal System, Learn Tools for Emotional Wellness, and Get the Help You Deserve Cover Image
By Rheeda Walker, Na'im Akbar (Foreword by)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781684034147
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - May 1st, 2020

An unapologetic exploration of the Black mental health crisis--and a comprehensive road map to getting the care you deserve in an unequal system.


Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code Cover Image
$17.96
ISBN: 9781509526406
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Published: Polity Press - June 17th, 2019

From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity.


The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing Cover Image
By Anneliese A. Singh, Tim Wise (Foreword by), Derald Wing Sue (Afterword by)
$22.46
ISBN: 9781684032709
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - August 1st, 2019

Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice Cover Image
$22.49
ISBN: 9780865718654
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Published: New Society Publishers - September 19th, 2017

Over 50,000 copies sold of earlier editions Powerful strategies and practical tools for white people committed to racial justice


On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life Cover Image
$28.55
ISBN: 9780822352365
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Published: Duke University Press - March 28th, 2012

What does diversity do? What are we doing when we use the language of diversity? Sara Ahmed offers an account of the diversity world based on interviews with diversity practitioners in higher education, as well as her own experience of doing diversity work. Diversity is an ordinary, even unremarkable, feature of institutional life.


Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9780465060689
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Published: Basic Books - September 5th, 2017

The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism -- now fully revised and updated


We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9781620972731
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Published: New Press - March 7th, 2017

"Powerful...Iyer catalogues the toll that various forms of discrimination have taken and highlights the inspiring ways activists are fighting back. She] is an ideal chronicler of this experience."
--The Washington Post

NOW IN PAPERBACK The nationally renowned racial justice advocate's illumination of the ongoing persecution of a range of American minorities


Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9781984820365
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Published: One World - February 25th, 2020

A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness and the struggle to be human

“Brilliant . . . To read this book is to become more human.”—Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen


How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9781568588490
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Published: Bold Type Books - March 26th, 2019

This celebration of Black resistance, from protests to art to sermons to joy, offers a blueprint for the fight for freedom and justice -- and ideas for how each of us can contribute


Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.


My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9781942094470
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Published: Central Recovery Press - September 19th, 2017

The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze, and it endures the trauma inflicted by the ills that plague society. In this groundbreaking work, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of body-centered psychology.


Critical Race Theory (Third Edition): An Introduction (Critical America #20) Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781479802760
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Published: New York University Press - March 7th, 2017

Updated to include the Black Lives Matter movement, the presidency of Barack Obama, the rise of hate speech on the Internet, and more.


Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780985217273
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Published: Joy Degruy Publications Inc - September 11th, 2017

White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781593764258
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Published: Soft Skull Press - September 13th, 2011

With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment, education, housing, criminal justice, and elsewhere.


Somebody's Children: The Politics of Transnational and Transracial Adoption Cover Image
$31.85
ISBN: 9780822351610
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Published: Duke University Press - March 7th, 2012

In Somebody's Children, Laura Briggs examines the social and cultural forces--poverty, racism, economic inequality, and political violence--that have shaped transracial and transnational adoption in the United States during the second half of the twentieth century and the first decade of the twenty-first.


Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia Cover Image
$30.80
ISBN: 9781479886753
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Published: New York University Press - May 7th, 2019

Winner, 2020 Body and Embodiment Best Publication Award, given by the American Sociological Association

Honorable Mention, 2020 Sociology of Sex and Gender Distinguished Book Award, given by the American Sociological Association

How the female body has been racialized for over two hundred years


Dharma Matters: Women, Race, and Tantra Cover Image
By Jan Willis, Charles Johnson (Foreword by), Janet Gyatso (Foreword by)
$26.96
ISBN: 9781614295686
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Published: Wisdom Publications - April 21st, 2020

A powerful collection of essays on race and gender in contemporary Buddhist practice, a hot-button topic in the West right now, by one of the leading thinkers in the area.

Jan Willis was among the first Westerners to encounter exiled Tibetan teachers abroad in the late sixties, instantly finding her spiritual and academic home.


Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9781635572957
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we’ll no longer need such a book. Essential." --Marlon James

“The most important book for me this year.” --Emma Watson

Selected by Emma Watson as the Our Shared Shelf Book Club Pick for January/February 2018


Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9780520300347
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Published: University of California Press - July 2nd, 2019

What happens to black health care professionals in the new economy, where work is insecure and organizational resources are scarce?


So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781580058827
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Published: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019

In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America


Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780062375094
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Published: Amistad - October 15th, 2019

Genocide—the intent to destroy in whole or in part, a group of people.

TIME's 42 Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2019

Book Riot's 50 of the Best Books to Read This Fall


Chokehold: Policing Black Men Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9781620974834
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Published: New Press - September 18th, 2018

Finalist for the 2018 National Council on Crime & Delinquency's Media for a Just Society Awards

Nominated for the 49th NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Nonfiction)

A 2017 Washington Post Notable Book

A Kirkus Best Book of 2017


The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games (Postmillennial Pop #13) Cover Image
$30.80
ISBN: 9781479800650
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Published: New York University Press - May 21st, 2019

Finalist, Creative Nonfiction IGNYTE Award, given by FIYACON for BIPOC+ in Speculative Fiction

Finalist, 2020 World Fantasy Awards

Reveals the diversity crisis in children's and young adult media as not only a lack of representation, but a lack of imagination


The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice: Black Lives, Healing, and US Social Transformation (Justice and Peacebuilding) Cover Image
$5.39
ISBN: 9781680993431
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Published: Good Books - April 16th, 2019

In our era of mass incarceration, gun violence, and Black Lives Matters, a handbook showing how racial justice and restorative justice can transform the African-American experience in America.

This timely work will inform scholars and practitioners on the subjects of pervasive racial inequity and the healing offered by restorative justice practices.


Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance Cover Image
By Edgar Villanueva, Jennifer Buffett (Foreword by), Peter Buffett (Foreword by)
$17.96
ISBN: 9781523097890
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Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - October 16th, 2018

Decolonizing Wealth is a provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance. Award-winning philanthropy executive Edgar Villanueva draws from the traditions from the Native way to prescribe the medicine for restoring balance and healing our divides.


Seeing Race Again: Countering Colorblindness across the Disciplines Cover Image
$36.25
ISBN: 9780520300996
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Published: University of California Press - February 5th, 2019

Every academic discipline has an origin story complicit with white supremacy. Racial hierarchy and colonialism structured the very foundations of most disciplines’ research and teaching paradigms. In the early twentieth century, the academy faced rising opposition and correction, evident in the intervention of scholars including W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, Carter G.


A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316509435
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - July 23rd, 2019

A "powerful and indispensable" look at the devastating consequences of environmental racism (Gerald Markowitz) -- and what we can do to remedy its toxic effects on marginalized communities.

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Teaching for Black Lives Cover Image
By Dyan Watson (Editor), Jesse Hagopian (Editor), Wayne Au (Editor)
$26.96
ISBN: 9780942961041
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Published: Rethinking Schools - April 16th, 2018

Black students' minds and bodies are under attack. We're fighting back.


My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9781250299437
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Published: Picador - September 3rd, 2019

From the author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, essays on being an “accidental” American—an incisive look at the edges of identity for a woman of color in a society centered on whiteness