27 Books for Adults about Race & Diversity

If you are trying to understand race, diveristy, and bias better, this list of 27 books about racism and diversity for adults will help.  These books were recommmended by BIPOC as accurate and useful tools to help understand why the divide exists and what we can do about it.

White Fragility

The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.

The Hate U Give

16 year old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.

One Race, One Blood

Racism is a sin issue, not a skin issue. The consequences of racism on a personal and social level are appalling and even terrifying. Ken Ham and Charles Ware challenge the Church to move beyond the division of “race” to the unity of grace..

How to Be an Antiracist

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism—and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other.

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Acclaimed historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz offers a history of the U.S. told from the perspective of Indigenous peoples and reveals how Native Americans actively resisted expansion of the US empire.

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