Reading Racial Justice

In the wake of recent racist violence and resulting public demonstrations, many people are asking what they can do next. Educating yourself and your community can always be a part of that work. Here are a list of ebooks available through OSU Libraries that discuss racism, anti-racism, anti-Blackness, prison abolition, and related topics.

How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race by Derald Wing Sue

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

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

Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California by Ruth Wilson Gilmore

Look, A White! Philosophical Essays on Whiteness by George Yancy

Steeped in the Blood of Racism: Black Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College by Nancy K. Bristow

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by adrienne maree brown

Minor Feelings: An Asian-American Reckoning by Cathy Hong Park

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