Anti-Racist Books

Through the month of July, 10% of proceeds from our top 20 anti-racist books will go to support the work of Gideon's Army. Please see our Anti-Racist Books for Young Readers list for more titles.

March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

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Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580058827
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Published: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525560548
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Published: Viking - February 25th, 2020

How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
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Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807047415
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Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

Between the World and Me Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635572957
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2019

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250306906
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 14th, 2020

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399589065
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Published: One World - March 24th, 2020

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399590573
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Published: One World - October 30th, 2018

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631494536
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Published: Liveright - May 1st, 2018

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780465060689
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Published: Basic Books - September 5th, 2017

The Blood of Emmett Till Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476714851
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Published: Simon & Schuster - December 5th, 2017

Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541644977
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Published: Basic Books - May 12th, 2020

Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781501878077
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Published: Abingdon Press - February 5th, 2019

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781524760854
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Published: Convergent Books - May 15th, 2018

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501126352
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Published: Scribner - June 20th, 2017

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224957
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Published: Penguin Books - March 3rd, 2020

Heavy: An American Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501125669
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Published: Scribner - March 5th, 2019

Breathe: A Letter to My Sons Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807076552
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Published: Beacon Press - September 17th, 2019

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Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101972410
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Published: Vintage - December 3rd, 2019

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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984820365
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Published: One World - February 25th, 2020

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #3) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807057834
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Published: Beacon Press - August 11th, 2015

The Wretched of the Earth Cover Image
By Frantz Fanon, Richard Philcox (Translator), Homi K. Bhabha (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802141323
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Published: Grove Press - March 1st, 2005

Women, Race & Class Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780394713519
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Published: Vintage - February 12th, 1983

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Cover Image
By Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812980028
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 21st, 2009

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781620971932
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Published: New Press - January 7th, 2020

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476731919
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Published: Scribner - July 28th, 2015

The Souls of Black Folk: With
By W. E. B. Du Bois, Ibram X. Kendi (Introduction by), Monica E. Elbert (Notes by)
$14.00
ISBN: 9780140189988
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Published: Penguin Classics - April 1st, 1996

The Autobiography of Malcolm X Cover Image
By MALCOLM X, Alex Haley (With)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780345376718
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 15th, 1992

The Fire Next Time (Vintage International) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780679744726
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

Waiting 'Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780805083354
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - July 10th, 2007

White Privilege Pop Quiz: Reflecting on Whiteness Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9798672023298
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Published: Independently Published - October 17th, 2020

Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780804137430
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Published: Crown - January 10th, 2017

Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399590030
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 5th, 2020

This Is What America Looks Like: My Journey from Refugee to Congresswoman Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062954213
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Published: Dey Street Books - May 26th, 2020

The Last Negroes at Harvard: The Class of 1963 and the 18 Young Men Who Changed Harvard Forever Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781328879974
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 11th, 2020

Full Dissidence: Notes from an Uneven Playing Field Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780807019559
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Published: Beacon Press - January 21st, 2020

Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616209551
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Published: Algonquin Books - November 5th, 2019

Be the Bridge: Pursuing God's Heart for Racial Reconciliation Cover Image
By Latasha Morrison, Daniel Hill (Foreword by), Jennie Allen (Afterword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525652885
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Published: WaterBrook - October 15th, 2019

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781416590323
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 7th, 2020

The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780307278449
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Published: Vintage - May 8th, 2007

How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501132735
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 8th, 2019

The Black Cabinet: The Untold Story of African Americans and Politics During the Age of Roosevelt Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780802129109
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Published: Grove Press - May 12th, 2020

Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780393357691
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 4th, 2020

Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781451645132
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 4th, 2020

We Speak for Ourselves: A Word from Forgotten Black America Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501187827
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Published: Atria Books - April 23rd, 2019

The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250134769
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 14th, 2020

American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735223608
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Published: Penguin Books - June 11th, 2019

Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781631495694
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Published: Liveright - February 11th, 2020

Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525559559
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Published: Penguin Books - April 7th, 2020

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062677280
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 5th, 2017

The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802149039
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Published: Grove Press - June 30th, 2020

Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250220639
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Published: St. Martin's Press - November 19th, 2019

Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781419738173
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Published: Abrams Press - January 7th, 2020

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011