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Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
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Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots Cover Image
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Published: Harper - August 4th, 2020

Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy Cover Image
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

The End of White Politics: How to Heal Our Liberal Divide Cover Image
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Published: Hachette Books - July 7th, 2020

Make Change: How to Fight Injustice, Dismantle Systemic Oppression, and Own Our Future Cover Image
By Shaun King, Bernie Sanders (Foreword by)
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - August 4th, 2020

Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own Cover Image
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Published: Crown - June 30th, 2020

Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America Cover Image
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - June 9th, 2020

The Black Cabinet: The Untold Story of African Americans and Politics During the Age of Roosevelt Cover Image
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Published: Grove Press - May 12th, 2020

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

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

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

Antiracist Baby Picture Book Cover Image
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Published: Kokila - July 14th, 2020

Antiracist Baby Board Book Cover Image
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Published: Kokila - June 16th, 2020

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

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor Cover Image
By Layla Saad, Robin Diangelo (Foreword by)
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Published: Sourcebooks - January 28th, 2020

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

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

The Souls of Black Folk Cover Image
By W.E.B. Du Bois, Randall Kenan (Introduction by), Cheryl Townsend Gilkes (Afterword by)
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Published: Signet - January 3rd, 2012

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race Cover Image
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Published: Basic Books - September 5th, 2017

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - March 3rd, 2020

This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work Cover Image
By Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator)
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

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

Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - April 7th, 2020

Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist Cover Image
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Published: Anchor - September 3rd, 2019

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

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
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Published: Liveright - May 1st, 2018

So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
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Published: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019

Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race Cover Image
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Published: Elephant Room Press - January 9th, 2014

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

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

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

Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States Cover Image
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Published: New York University Press - October 3rd, 2017

Afropessimism Cover Image
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Published: Liveright - April 7th, 2020

Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland Cover Image
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Published: Basic Books - May 12th, 2020

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

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy Cover Image
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Published: One World - October 30th, 2018

The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir Cover Image
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Published: One World - January 6th, 2009

The Fire Next Time (Vintage International) Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

James Baldwin: Collected Essays (LOA #98): Notes of a Native Son / Nobody Knows My Name / The Fire Next Time / No Name in the Street / The Devil Finds Work (Library of America James Baldwin Edition #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781883011529
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Published: Library of America - February 1st, 1998

I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary Film Directed by Raoul Peck (Vintage International) Cover Image
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Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

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

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (Penguin Vitae) Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 25th, 2020

Busted in New York and Other Essays Cover Image
By Darryl Pinckney, Zadie Smith (Foreword by)
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 12th, 2019

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

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations Cover Image
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Published: One World - March 24th, 2020

Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - December 3rd, 2019

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

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

Things That Make White People Uncomfortable Cover Image
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 3rd, 2019

Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People Cover Image
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Published: Amistad - October 15th, 2019

The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image
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Published: Grove Press - August 13th, 2019

Black Woman in Green: Gloria Brown and the Unmarked Trail to Forest Service Leadership Cover Image
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Published: Oregon State University Press - February 20th, 2020

My Vanishing Country: A Memoir Cover Image
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Published: Amistad - May 19th, 2020

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

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

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

There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir Cover Image
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 1st, 2019

The Last Negroes at Harvard: The Class of 1963 and the 18 Young Men Who Changed Harvard Forever Cover Image
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 11th, 2020

Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist's Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America Cover Image
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Published: Center Street - January 8th, 2019

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

The History of White People Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 18th, 2011

An African American and Latinx History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #4) Cover Image
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Published: Beacon Press - December 11th, 2018

Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 19th, 2013

Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights Cover Image
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Published: Liveright - February 11th, 2020

Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America Cover Image
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Published: Abrams Press - January 7th, 2020

Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration Cover Image
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 5th, 2020

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

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 7th, 2020

Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry Cover Image
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Goddess of Anarchy: The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American Radical Cover Image
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Published: Basic Books - December 5th, 2017

The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America Cover Image
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 1st, 2019

James Baldwin: Living in Fire (Revolutionary Lives) Cover Image
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Published: Pluto Press - September 20th, 2019

Zora and Langston: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 26th, 2019

March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

March: Book Two Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - January 20th, 2015

March: Book Three Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 2nd, 2016

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

Long Way Down Cover Image
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Piecing Me Together Cover Image
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 5th, 2018

Watch Us Rise Cover Image
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Ghost Boys Cover Image
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

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

The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation Cover Image
By Barry Wittenstein, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
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Published: Neal Porter Books - August 27th, 2019

A is for Activist Cover Image
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Published: Triangle Square - November 19th, 2013

Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 19th, 2013

Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
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Published: Amistad - January 7th, 2020

They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South Cover Image
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Published: Yale University Press - January 7th, 2020

The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition Cover Image
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Published: Liveright - October 9th, 2018

Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance Cover Image
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - September 3rd, 2019

On Account of Race: The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African American Voting Rights Cover Image
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - May 5th, 2020

Stay Woke: A People's Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter Cover Image
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Published: New York University Press - September 24th, 2019

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics Cover Image
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Published: Picador - October 1st, 2019

Summer of Hate: Charlottesville, USA Cover Image
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Published: University of Virginia Press - August 9th, 2019

The Underground Railroad Records: Narrating the Hardships, Hairbreadth Escapes, and Death Struggles of Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom Cover Image
By William Still, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Introduction by), Quincy T. Mills (Editor)
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Published: Modern Library - September 24th, 2019

Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 26th, 2017

The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power Cover Image
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 14th, 2020

No, You Shut Up: Speaking Truth to Power and Reclaiming America Cover Image
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Published: Harper - May 19th, 2020

Breaking Hate: Confronting the New Culture of Extremism Cover Image
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Published: Hachette Books - February 25th, 2020

Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 4th, 2020

A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind Cover Image
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - July 23rd, 2019

Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy Cover Image
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - January 7th, 2020