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Racism in America: Suggested Readings

As we grieve and seek a way forward for a more just, more equitable world, it’s important to understand what has brought us here and the obstacles we have yet to overcome. To get started, here are some suggestions for further reading. You can browse even more in our subject listings.

Tacit Racism

Anne Warfield Rawls and Waverly Duck

Crusade for Justice: The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells

Second Edition

Edited by Alfreda M. Duster, With a New Foreword by Eve L. Ewing and a New Afterword by Michelle Duster