Books

"Caste: The Origins of our Discontents" by Isabel Wilkerson

"White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo

"What Does It Mean to be White?" by Robin DiAngelo

"The New Jim Crow" by Michelle Alexander

"So You Wanna Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo

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

"Stringing Rosaries: The History, the Unforgiveable, and the Healing of Northern Plains American Indian Boarding School Survivors (Contemporary Voices of Indigenous Peoples)" by Denise K. Lajimodiere

"The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present" by David Treuer

"Stamped from Birth: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America" by Ibram X. Kendi

"Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights" by Gretchen Sorin

"How To Be An Antiracist" by Ibram X. Kendi

"Me and My White Supremacy" by Layla F. Saad

"A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota" edited by Sun Yung Shin
(This is a selection for the statewide One Book | One Minnesota book club)

"Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do" by Jennifer L. Eberhardt, Ph.D

"Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower" by Brittney Cooper

"An African American and Latinx History of the United States" by Paul Ortiz

"The Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy" by Andrea Flynn, Susan R. Holmberg, Dorian T. Warren, and Felicia J. Wong

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

"Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism" by Safiya Umoja Noble

"Blackballed" by Darryl Pinckney

"Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race" by Debby Irving

"The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas

"The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority" by Ellen D. Wu

"This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror" by Moustafa Bayoumi

"Ain’t I a Women" by Bell Hooks

"Native America, Discovered and Conquered" by Robert J. Miller

"When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir" by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele

Upcoming books by Black authors

Children’s Books


"Let’s Talk About Race" by Julius Lester and Karen Barbour

"Sulwe" by Vashti Harrison

"Hair Love by Matthew" A. Cherry

"When We Were Alone" by David Robertson

"Buffalo Bird Girl" by S.D. Nelson

"The Day You Begin" by Jacqueline Woodson

"I Believe I Can" by Grace Byers

"I Am Enough" by Grace Byers

"My Hair is a Garden" by Cozbi A. Cabrera

"All Are Welcome" by Alexandra Penfold