Confronting Whiteness and Racism Working Group Members Are Currently Reading:

Irving, Debby. Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race. Elephant Room Press, 2014.

Wilkerson, Isabel. Caste. Random House Publishing Group, 2020.

Additional Literature:

Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. The New Press, 2002.

Berry, Daina Ramey, and Kali Nicole Gross. A Black Women’s History of the United States. Beacon Press, 2020.

Butler, Octavia. Kindred. Beacon Press, 2004.

Copeland, M. Shawn. Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race and Being. Fortress Press, 2009.

Cottom, Tressie McMillan. Thick: and Other Essays. The New Press, 2019.

Davis, Angela. Angela Davis: An Autobiography. International Publishers Co., 2013.

DiAngelo, Robin. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. Beacon Press, 2018.

Douglas, Kelly Brown. Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God. Orbis Books, 2015.

Kendi, Ibram X. How to Be an Anti-Racist. One World, 2019. Photo of books on a shelf

Lee, Erika. America for Americans: History of Xenophobia in the United States. Basic Books, 2019.

Menakem, Resmaa. My Grandmother’s Hands – Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press, 2017.

Oluo, Ijeoma. So You Want to Talk About Race. Seal Press, 2019.

Perkins, John. The New Confessions of an Economic Hit-Man. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2016.

Shin, Sun Yung. A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2016.

Stevenson, Bryan. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. Spiegel & Grau, 2015.

Treuer, David. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present. Riverhead Books, 2019.

Wilkerson, Isabel.  The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration. Vintage, 2011.

Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States. Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2015.