Ep. #450 - On today's episode, Jill and Adam share a list of antiracism books written by black authors. These books are meant to inform and educate readers about the ongoing experience of Black Americans including racial profiling, police brutality, abuse, and more.
*Note: The titles selected lean more in the adult and young adult levels. If you're looking for titles more appropriate for young children, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll provide you additional suggestions.
Books mentioned in this episode:
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria by Beverly Daniel Tatum
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
Blackballed by Darryl Pickney
How to be Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
They Can't Kill Us All by Wesley Lowery
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
The Fire This Time collected and edited by Jesmyn Ward
When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele