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Websites, Pages, Blogs



  • Ella Baker, Community Organizer of the Civil Rights Movement

  • ♱ This Little Light of Mine, the Life of Fannie Lou Hamer

  • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, Jeff Hobbs

  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, Bryan Stevenson

  • ♱ Let Justice Roll Down, John Perkins


  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander

  • White Rage, Carol Anderson;  Washington Post article that led to the book

  • The Souls of Black Folks, W.E.B. DuBois

  • Fire Next Time, The Evidence of Things Not Seen, James Baldwin

  • Slavery by Another Name, Douglas Blackmon

  • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, Dee Brown

  • ♱ Martin & Malcolm & America, James Cone

  • Who We Be, and We Gon' Be Alright, Jeff Chang

  • Women, Culture and Politics, Angela Y. Davis

  • Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome, Joy Angela Degruy

  • Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation , Nicholas Guyatt

  • ♱  The Very Good Gospel, Lisa Sharon Harper

  • The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America, Tamara Winfrey Harris

  • Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond, by Marc Lamont Hill

  • Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism, Bell Hooks

  • Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign, Michael K. Honey

  • Negroland, by Margo Jefferson

  • They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement by Wesley Lowery

  • White by Law 10th Anniversary Edition: The Legal Construction of Race (Critical America) , Ian Haney Lopez

  • Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It, Robert D. Lupton

  • Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America, Melissa V. Harris-Perry

  • ♱  Return to Justice: Six Movements That Reignited Our Contemporary Evangelical Conscience, Soong-Chan Rah

  • Anthem: Social Movements and the Sound of Solidarity in the African Diaspora, Shana Redmond

  • Ferguson is America, Jamala Rogers

  • Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education, by Mychal Denzel Smith

  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

  • Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?, Beverly Daniel Tatum

  • ♱  America's Original Sin, Jim Wallis

  • The Fire This Time, Jesmyn Ward

  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, Isabel Wilkerson

  • But Some of Us Are Brave, Anthology on the work of Black women

  • The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind, edited by Claudia Rankine, Beth Loffreda and Cap Max King

Initiatives and Organizations