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5 Books On the Necessity of Police Reform

These books by former police, attorneys, and activists like Maya Schenwar’s Who Do you Serve? Who Do You Protect? speak on the history of policing and the need for police reform.

Free Ebooks about Police Violence to Read Right Now

Here are some free ebooks about police violence to read right now, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests across the world.

Listen to STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING by Ibram X. Kendi on Spotify

The audiobook of STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING by Ibram X. Kendi is currently available for free on Spotify.

Fighting Back With Books: 5 Nonfiction Works that Challenge COVID-19-Inspired Racism

These nonfiction books about racism toward Asian Americans are all too timely as the COVID-19 pandemic incites xenophobia and attacks.

How Flawed is Acceptable?

The question remains valid. Are we allowed to appreciate flawed books? On the surface, the answer is a clear yes. Nothing is without flaws, after all.

Searing Literary Explorations About Racial Stereotypes

Language is the building block of stereotyping. These books and quotes dig into the ways racial stereotypes are baked into our every day vernacular.

Santa Monica Public Library Reads THE HATE U GIVE

A reader attended the Santa Monica Public Library's book club discussion about THE HATE U GIVE and shares the library's list of further reading.

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan: A Hard-hitting,Timely Read

On the timeliness of MUDBOUND by Hillary Jordan.

10 Ways To Be an Anti-Racist Reader

Looking to weave racial justice into your reading life? Here are ten tips to help you become a more actively anti-racist reader.

#ThingsOnlyWomenWritersHear and #WhatWoCWritersHear

Listen when people tell you about their experiences with racism and sexism in publishing.

3 Short Reads on Race and Activism

Read about racism, activism, and history in these three short nonfiction reads.

The Effects of Racism: A Reading List

A list of books that discusses how black people live and persist despite racism.

Against the “Serious Reader”

Political Correctness and Comics in 2015

Black Comics by Black Authors: A List