Recommended Readings on Race, Racism, and Whiteness

Alexander, M. (2010). The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. The New Press.

Baptist, E. E. (2014). The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, Basic Books.

Bonilla-Silva, E. (2013). Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America, 4th Edition. Rowman & Littlefield.

Coates, T-N. (2015). Between the World and Me. Spiegal & Grau.

Fields, K. E. and B. J. Fields (2014). Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life. Verso.

Irving, D. (2014). Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race. Elephant Room Press.

Jensen, R. (2005). The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism, and White Privilege. City Lights.

Lopez, I. F. H. (1996). White by Law: The Legal Construction of Race. New York University Press.

Morrison, T. (2016) God Help the Child. Vintage. Or any other of her books, for example Beloved.

Parker, R. and P. Smith Chambers (2005). The Anti-Racist Cookbook. Crandall, Dostie & Douglas Books

Rankine, C., B. Loffreda and M. K. Cap, Eds. (2015). The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind. Versa Press.

Roberts, D. (2011). Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-First Century. The New Press.

Roediger, D. R. (2008). How Race Survived U.S. History: From Settlement and Slavery to the Obama Phenomenon. London, Verso.

Sinha, M. (2016). The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition. Yale University Press.

Sue, D. W. (2003) Overcoming Our Racism. Jossey-Bass.

Wise, T. (2011). White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son. Soft Skull Press

Yancy, G., Ed. (2004). What White Looks Like. New York, Routledge.

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