Recommended Readings and Resources

Black Lives Matter: Education Resources (Google doc)

NAACP: We Are Done Dying

Civil Rights Virtual Guide (Harvard Alumni Travels)

Harvard Gazette: A reading list on issues of race

What We're Watching, Reading and Listening To: Books

Cover of Ibram X. Kendi's book "How to Be an Antiracist"

How to Be an Antiracist

By Ibram X. Kendi

Cover of Staci K. Haines' book "The Politics of Trauma"

The Politics of Trauma

By Staci K. Haines

Cover of Alex S. Vitale's book "The End of Policing"

The End of Policing

By Alex S. Vitale

Cover of Resmaa Menakem's book "My Grandmother's Hands"

My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies

By Resmaa Menakem

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

By Jennifer Eberhardt

Stony The Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow

By Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

She Has her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions and Potential of Heredity

By Carl Zimmer

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

By Brittney Cooper

Book cover of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race" (1997)

By Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, former president of Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia from 2002 - 2015, received the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize at Brandeis University in October 2018.
Book cover of Stamped From the Beginning

"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America" (2016)

By Ibram X. Kendi

In the News and Other Resources

Archive 2019

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