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The following books are available through YDL’s digital collections:

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Abu-Jamal, Mumia | Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?
ebook on Hoopla

Alexander, Michelle | The New Jim Crow
ebook on Hoopla

Anderson, William & Zoe Samudzi | As Black as Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation
ebook on Hoopla

Coates, Ta-Nehisi | Between the World and Me

ebook and eaudio on Overdrive

Davis, Angela | Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson,

Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
eaudio on Hoopla, ebook on Overdrive

DiAngelo, Robin | White Fragility: Why it’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
ebook & eaudio on Overdrive

Me and White Supremacy

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne | An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States
eaudio on Hoopla

Estes, Nick | Our History is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition

of Indigenous Resistance
eaudio on Hoopla

Fosl, Catherine | Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South
eaudio on Hoopla

Iyer, Deepa | We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future
ebook on Hoopla, ebook on Overdrive

Our History is the Future

Kendi, Ibram X | How to be an Antiracist
ebook and eaudio on Overdrive

Kendi, Ibram X | Stamped From the Beginning: the Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
eaudio on Hoopla

Khan-Cullors, Patrice & Asha Bandele | When They Call You a Terrorist: a Black Lives Matter Memoir
eaudio on Hoopla

King, Ruth | Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism From the Inside Out
ebook and eaudio on Hoopla

McSpadden, Lezley | Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil: the Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown
eaudio on Hoopla, eaudio on Overdrive

Menakem, Resmaa | My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies
ebook on Hoopla

Moore, Wes and Erica Green | Five Days: the Fiery Reckoning of an American CityStamped from the Beginning
ebook and eaudio on Overdrive

Oluo, Ijeoma | So You Want to Talk About Race
eaudio on Hoopla, eaudio on Overdrive

Reynolds, Jason & Ibram X Kendi | Stamped: Racism, Anti-Racism, and You
ebook on Overdrive

Saad, Layla | Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor
ebook on Hoopla

Segrest, Mab | Memoir of a Race Traitor: Fighting Racism in the American South
ebook and eaudio on Hoopla

Solomon, Akiba and Kenrya Rankin | How We Fight White Supremacy: a Field Guide to Black Resistance
eaudio on Overdrive

Stevenson, Bryan | Just Mercy: a Story of Justice and Redemption
ebook and eaudio on Overdrive

Wilkerson, Isabel | The Warmth of Other Suns: the Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
ebook on Overdrive

Wise, Tim | White Like Me
ebook and eaudio on Hoopla

Yancy, George | Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly About Race in America
eaudio on Hoopla

The following books are not currently available through YDL’s digital collections, but may be requested when YDL reopens or could be purchased locally. Black Stone Bookstore has a wide selection of books about anti-racism and will fill special orders.

Baldwin, James

The Fire Next Time

Baldwin, James

Notes of a Native Son

Banaji, Manzarian & Anthony Greenwald

Blind Spot

Bayoumi, Moustafa

How Does it Feel to be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America

Channing-Brown, Austin

I’m Still Here

Dyson, Michael Eric

Tears We Cannot Stop

Eddo-Lodge, Reni

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Guo, Winona

Tell Me Who You Are

Jacob, Mira

Good Talk

Jewell, Tiffany & Aurelia Durand

This Book is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work

Ortiz, Paul

An African-American and Latinx History of the United States

Park Hong, Cathy

Minor Feelings

Porter, Eduardo

American Poison: How Racial Hostility Destroyed Our Promise

Rankine, Claudia


Rothstein, Richard

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

Tatum, Beverly Daniel

Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria

Wallis, Jim

America’s Original Sin

Ward, Jessamyn

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race

This list was adapted from Jane Mount’s list on Ideal Bookshelf.