Antiracism Resources: Books

Local Black & Indigenous Owned Bookstores

Black Garnet Books


Black, woman-owned book store that specializes in Adult and YA contemporary literature by Black and racially-diverse authors.

Birchbark Books

Owned by Louise Erdrich, of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and carries a thoughtfully curated selection and handmade art.


Alexander, Michelle. THE NEW JIM CROW. The New Press, 2012.
Baldwin, James. COLLECTED ESSAYS: James Baldwin. Library of America, 1998.
Brown, Austin Channing. I’M STILL HERE: Black Dignity In A World Made For
. Convergent Books. 2018.
Burrell, Tom. BRAINWASHED: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority. Smiley
Books. 2010
Davis, Angela. THE MEANING OF FREEDOM: And Other Difficult Dialogues. City Lights Publishers, 2012.
Jackson, Catrice. WHITE SPACES MISSING FACES. Catriceology Enterprises, 2017
Kendi, Ibram X. HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST. One World. 2019.
Kendi, Ibram X. STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING: The Definitive History of
Racist Ideas in America
. Bold Type Books. 2017.
Menakem, Resmaa. MY GRANDMOTHER’S HANDS. Central Recovery Press,
Oluo, Ijeoma. SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE. Seal Press, 2018
Noah, Trevor. BORN A CRIME. One World, 2016.
Reynolds, Jason and Ibram X. Kendi. STAMPED: Racism, Antiracism and You.
Little, Brown & Company, 2020.
Saad, Layla F. ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY: A 28-Day Challenge to Combat
Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor
. Sourcebooks. 2020.
Shin, Sun Yung. A GOOD TIME FOR THE TRUTH: Race In America. Minnesota
Historical Society Press, 2016.
Stevenson, Bryan. JUST MERCY. One World, 2015
Tisby, Jemar. THE COLOR OF COMPROMISE: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism. Zondervan, 2019


Gibney, Shannon. DREAM COUNTRY. Penguin Books. 2019.
Thomas, Angie. THE HATE YOU GIVE. Balzer + Bray. 2017.

Whitehead, Colson. THE NICKEL BOYS. Anchor. 2020.