check OneSearch for access to ebooks of the titles listed below. Please also note that many of the book titles below are available as ebooks to borrow at NYPL and other public libraries, which are able to purchase access to different e-books than academic libraries can.
A few suggested subject terms for finding resources: Anti-Racist Education | Students of Color | African Americans -- Social conditions | Whites -- Race Identity | Race Identity | Racism
University of Michigan Libraries Guide to Conducting Research Through an Anti-Racism Lens
Some of the above statements and others from College groups are linked from this page.
The John Jay College Teaching and Learning Center has a page on Anti-Racist Pedagogy Resources
Ongoing John Jay College Initiatives
Creating A Framework for a Culturally Responsive, Inclusive and Anti-Racist Curriculum
K-Y Taylor (July 20, 2020) Until Black Women Are Free, None of Us Will Be Free: Barbara Smith and the Black feminist visionaries of the Combahee River Collective. New Yorker
Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform by Derrick Bell
Baptist, E., ed., (2014).The half has never been told: slavery and the making of American capitalism.
from Tatiana Mac: How to make meaningful change: Save the Tears: White Woman's Guide
If you want to understand how tech is complicit in perpetuating systems of oppression:
Anti-Racism book list compiled by the Washington D.C Public Library [Titles link to Ebook record at NYPL]
Why We Can’t Wait, by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Stacks E185.61 .K54 2000b and E185.61 .K54 1964b
Unapologetic: A Black, Queer and Feminist Mandate for Our Movement. by Charlene Carruthers
Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor, by Layla F. Saad
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, by Robin DiAngelo - Stacks HT1521 .D486 2018 Please note that this work is a study of American whiteness, not anti-racism. As pointed out by Lauren Michelle Jackson in Slate and many others.
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. by Manning Marable - Stacks BP223 .Z8 L57636 2011
Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, by Janet Mock [NYPL E-Audiobook]
Sister Outsider—Essays and Speeches Crossing Press Feminist Series, Book 1, by Audre Lorde - Stacks PS3562 .O75 S5 2007 & PS3562.O75 S5 1984
So You Want to Talk about Race, by Ijeoma Oluo. - Stacks E184.A1 O454 2019
Additional selected books not listed above:
Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates available as an e-book and Reserve and Stacks E185.615 .C6335 2015
"Stamped from the Beginning". The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale
White Kids: Growing Up With Privilege in a Racially Divided America by Margaret A. Hagerman
Being the Change: Lessons and Strategies to Teach Social Comprehension by Sara K. Ahmed
This Books Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action and do the Work by Tiffany Jewell
Colorblind Racism by Meghan Burke
White Academia: Do Better by Jasmine Roberts https://link.medium.com/K3zxkmEw96
Brilmyer, G. (2019). Identifying and Dismantling White Supremacy in Archives: PDF. UCLA.
Opportunities to read and witness the experiences of people of color in higher education can be found at #BlackintheIvory on Twitter
A chronologically arranged list of books and resources on Whiteness cited by Lauren Michelle Jackson's book review of White Fragility in Slate
Note - Many links in the article are to book pages on Amazon, consider checking OneSearch and NYPL and/or other public libraries for E-access to these titles as well as using Bookshop to buy from independent bookstores. The links below are to freely available resources or OneSearch.
1854 Frederick Douglass THE KANSAS-NEBRASKA BILL, speech at Chicago, October 30, 1854
1854 George Fitzhugh Sociology for the South
1899 W.E.B. Du Bois The Philadelphia Negro
1912 James Weldon Johnson The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
1920 WEB Du Bois The Souls of White Folk
1935 W.E.B Du Bois Black Reconstruction in America
1977 Combahee River Collective Statement
1988 Peggy McIntosh “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack"
1992 Toni Morrison Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination
1993 Ruth Frankenberg White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness,
1996 Noel Ignatiev Race Traitor
1997 Richard Dyer White
2003 Alexander Saxton The Rise and Fall of the White Republic
2004 "Why Whiteness Studies?" Borderlands vol 3 no. 2.
2007 David Roediger The Wages of Whiteness
2008 Tim Wise White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son.
2011 Robyn DiAngelo article published in the International Journal of Critical Pedagogy
2013 Eric Lott Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (20th ed)
2018 Robyn DiAngelo White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism,
2019 Tressie McMillan Cottom “know our whites.” in Thick
2020 Peggy McIntosh On Privilege, Fraudulence, and Teaching As Learning Selected Essays 1981--2019