Black Lives Matter Resources

Suggested Readings

Carol Anderson, White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald, Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time

Howard Beeth and Cary D. Wintz, Black Dixie: Afro-Texan History and Culture in Houston

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me

Robin DiAngelo, White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk

Jennifer L. Eberhardt, Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

James Forman Jr., Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Bell Hooks, Cultural Studies

Anthony Abraham Jack, The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students

Ibram X. Kendi, How to be an Antiracist

Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider

Wesley Lowery, They Can’t Kill Us All

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, The Condemnation of Blackness

Ijeoma Oluo, So You Want to Talk About Race

Bernadette Pruitt, The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941

Claude Steele, Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

Tyina L. Steptoe , Houston Bound: Culture and Color in a Jim Crow City

Craig Steven Wilder, Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities

Roger Wood, Down in Houston: Bayou City Blues