Education

A list, in no way comprehensive, of great reads for us white people trying to learn how to be better human beings:

Albert MemmiThe Colonizer and the Colonized

Assata ShakurAssata: An Autobiography

bell hooks: Black Looks: Race and Representation

Chinua AchebeThings Fall Apart

David Roediger- The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity; Black on White

Dalton ConleyBeing Black, Living in the Red

Daisy Hernández Bushra RehmanColonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism

Derrick Bell- Faces At The Bottom of The Well; And We Are Not Saved

DisCrit―Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory in Education (Disability, Culture, and Equity Series)

Edward W. SaidOrientalism

Frantz Fanon- The Wretched of The Earth; Black Skin, White Masks

James Cone: Black Theology and Black Power; A Black Theology of Liberation

James Baldwin- The Fire Next Time

Joe FeaginThe White Racial Frame; Systemic Racism: A Theory of Oppression

Noel IgnatievHow the Irish Became White

Malcom XThe Autobiography of Malcom X

Michelle AlexanderThe New Jim Crow

MONIQUE W. MORRIS- PUSHOUT: THE CRIMINALIZATION OF BLACK GIRLS IN SCHOOLS

Paulo FreireThe Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Patricia Hill CollinsBlack Feminist Though

Saul AlinskyRules For Radicals

Toni MorrisonThe Bluest Eyes

Tony HorwitzMidnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War 

W.E.B.- DU BOIS- The Souls of Black Folk

Zora Neale HurstonBarracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo

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