Non-Fiction Books

The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander
The Third Reconstruction, William Barber
Between the World and Me, TaNehisi Coates
My Beautiful Struggle, TaNehisi Coates
We Were Eight Years in Power, TaNehisi Coates
Tears We Cannot Stop, Michael Eric Dyson
Democracy in Black, Eddie S. Gladde, Jr.
A Colony in A Nation, Chris Hayes
Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson
Blood Done Sign My Name, Timothy Tyson
The Blood of Emmett Till, Timothy Tyson
Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? Beverly Tatum
Learning to Be White, Thandaka
Black Portsmouth: Three centuries of African-American Heritage, Sammons and Cunningham
The Color of Law, Richard Rothstein
The Origin of Others, Toni Morrison
All Eyes Are Upon Us, Jason Sokol
The Heavens Might Crack, The Death and Legacy of Martin Luther King: Jason Sokol
An Indigenous People’s History of the United States, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
The Longest Trail – Writings on American Indian History, Culture and Politics, Alvin M. Josephy
A Colored Man in Exeter, Michael Cameron Ward
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, Robin Wall Kimmerer
Birth of a White Nation: The Invention of White People and It’s Relevance Today, Jacqueline Battalora
White Fragility, Robin DiAngelo

Fiction Books

The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin
The Gilded Years, Karin Tanabe
Never Caught, Erica Armstrong Dunbar
The Painted Drum, Louise Erdrich
The Mourning Road to Thanksgiving, Larry Spotted Crow Mann
There There, Tommy Orange
Life on Mars, Tracey K. Smith
The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas
Warmth of Other Suns, Isabel Wilkerson


Code Talkers: A Secret Code of Honor – CBS All Access (2003)
When They See US – Netflix (2019)
United Shades of America – CNN series –
Reconstruction – Henry Louis Gates –
Dawnland –
Shadows Fall North –
Lost Boundaries (about the Black doctor who passed as white in NH)
Race the Power of an Illusion –
Cracking the Codes –


Seeing White – Scene on Radio –
Tim Wise Podcast- Speak Out Now –
Speaking of Racism – Apple Podcasts –

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