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An Anti-Racist Reading List

Our present moment serves not only as a call to action, but an opportunity to educate ourselves and our community about the underlying issues that led to the unnecessary murder of George Floyd. Not all titles are readily available in-store now, but we are working to get them into your hands as soon as possible.

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How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
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Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

Between the World and Me Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

Notes of a Native Son Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Edward P. Jones (Foreword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807006238
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Published: Beacon Press - November 20th, 2012

Men We Reaped: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781608197651
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 16th, 2014

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062684318
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Published: Ecco - January 14th, 2020

How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501132735
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 8th, 2019

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399588198
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Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good Cover Image
By Adrienne Maree Brown (Editor)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781849353267
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Published: AK Press - March 19th, 2019

A Black Women's History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #5) Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780807033555
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Published: Beacon Press - February 4th, 2020

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780374537449
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 6th, 2018

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781620971932
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Published: New Press - January 7th, 2020

The New Negro Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780684838311
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Published: Touchstone - March 1st, 1999

A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316509435
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Little, Brown Spark - July 23rd, 2019

Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393329353
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 17th, 2006

W. E. B. Du Bois's Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781616897062
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 23rd, 2018

The River of No Return: The Autobiography of a Black Militant and the Life and Death of SNCC Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062824318
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 23rd, 2018

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

Solitary: A Biography (National Book Award Finalist; Pulitzer Prize Finalist) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802148308
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Published: Grove Press - December 3rd, 2019

Don't Call Us Dead: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977856
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 5th, 2017

Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

Cane Cover Image
By Jean Toomer, George B. Hutchinson (Introduction by), Zinzi Clemmons (Foreword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780143133674
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Published: Penguin Classics - January 8th, 2019

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525562795
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Published: Vintage - January 14th, 2020

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781632864130
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 5th, 2017

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807047415
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Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781568588490
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Published: Bold Type Books - March 26th, 2019

Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525436614
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Published: Vintage - May 15th, 2018

Are Prisons Obsolete? (Open Media Series) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781583225813
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Published: Seven Stories Press - August 5th, 2003

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Cheryl Clarke (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580911863
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Published: Crossing Press - August 1st, 2007

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635572957
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2019

One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy Cover Image
By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635571394
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 17th, 2019

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525560548
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Published: Viking - February 25th, 2020

Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501131738
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Published: Scribner - February 4th, 2020

Antiracist Baby Board Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110416
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Published: Kokila - June 16th, 2020

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Ghost Boys Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316262262
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

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The Hate U Give Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

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All American Boys Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481463348
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

One Person, No Vote (YA edition): How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547601073
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - September 17th, 2019

Dear Martin Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781101939529
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Published: Ember - September 4th, 2018

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Pet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525647072
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Published: Make Me a World - September 10th, 2019

Just Mercy (Movie Tie-In Edition, Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593177044
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ember - December 3rd, 2019

N*gga Theory: Race, Language, Unequal Justice, and the Law Cover Image
By Jody David Armour, Abdullah (Introduction by), Krasner (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781940660684
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Los Angeles Review of Books - August 18th, 2020