An anti-racism ebooks reading list

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

The NC State University Libraries offers online access to books that support anti-racism learning. The selections below represent a small part of our collection; you can explore more eBooks about anti-racism, race awareness, and racial justice in our catalog. 

To find further resource suggestions at NC State and beyond, consult the Resources to Improve Our Racial Climate from The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity. Additionally, please Suggest a Purchase if you would like access to materials not in our catalog, and we will do our best to accommodate your request. 

Book cover for The New Jim Crow The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander (2010)

 

 

Book cover for Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About RaceBeverly Daniel Tatum (2003)

 

 

Book cover for Stamped for the BeginningStamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi (2016)

 

 

Book cover for The Condemnation of BlacknessThe Condemnation of Blackness Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, Khalil Gibran Muhammad (2010)

 

 

book cover for Dog Whistle PoliticsDog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class, Ian Haney-L√≥pez (2014)

 

 

Book cover for Medical BondageMedical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology, Deirdre Cooper Owens (2017)

 

 

book cover for Body and Soul Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination, Alondra Nelson (2011)

 

 

Book cover for White Fragility White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, Robin DiAngelo (2018)

 

 

Book cover for Black Feminist Thought Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, Patricia Hill Collins (2000)

 

 

book cover for How to Be an Antiracist How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi (2019)

 

 

book cover of The next American Revolution The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century, Grace Lee Boggs (2012)

 

 

book cover for Evicted Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond (2016)

 

 

book cover for white rageWhite Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, Carol Anderson (2016)

 

 

book cover for An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United StatesAn Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (2014)

 

 

book cover for Bury My Heart at Wounded KneeBury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West, Dee Brown (2007)

 

 

book cover for The Half Has Never Been ToldThe Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, Edward E. Baptist (2014)

 

 

book cover for Faces at the Bottom of the Well Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism, Derrick Bell (1992)

 

 

book cover for Critical Race Theory Critical Race Theory: An Introduction, Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic (2012)

 

 

book cover for Root ShockRoot Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, And What We Can Do About It, Mindy Thompson Fullilove (2016)

 

 

book cover for Lies My Teacher Told MeLies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, James W. Loewen (1996)

 

 

book cover for Sisters of the Yam Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery, bell hooks (2015)

 

 

book cover for Pedagogy of the OppressedPedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Freire (1970)

 

 

book cover for The Color of Wealth The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide, Meizhu Lui, Barbara Robles, Betsy Leondar-Wright, Rose Brewer & Rebecca Adamson (2006) 

 

 

Taking on DiversityTaking on diversity : how we can move from anxiety to respect: a diversity doctor's best lessons from the campus, Rupert W. Nacoste (2015)