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BOOKS | Knowledge is power.

Here are some books featuring authors from the Conferences for Women community and other visionaries who give voice to race, identity and culture. Pause and equip yourself with tools and perspective to change and confront systemic racism in the workplace and in life.




Waking Up White by Debby Irving

Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall

The Source of Self-Regard by Toni Morrison

This Will Be My Undoing by Morgan Jenkins

Success Through Diversity by Carol Fulp

What If I Say The Wrong Thing by Verna Myers

Erasing Institutional Bias by Tiffany Jana

Women, Race and Class by Angela Davis

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad

How to Be Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

Locking Up Our Own, Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman Jr.

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

Becoming by Michelle Obama

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Men We Reaped: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward

More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

killing rage: Ending Racism by bell hooks

Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity by C. Riley Snorton

Poverty is not Natural by George Curtis


EmbraceRace shares their list of 31 children’s books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance.

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