Posted: December 20, 2001 - by Tim Wise

Some Anti-Racist Readings

¤ James Baldwin. The Price of the Ticket: Collected NonFiction; or Collected Essays, including Notes of a Native Son, Nobody Knows My Name; The Fire Next Time, No Name In The Street, etc..)

¤ Stephen Steinberg. The Ethnic Myth, and also, Turning Back: The Retreat From Racial Justice in American Thought and Policy.

¤ James Loewen. Lies My Teacher Told Me.

¤ Melvin Oliver and Thomas Shapiro. Black Wealth/White Wealth.

¤ David Roediger. The Wages of Whiteness.

¤ William Ryan. Equality.

¤ Claude Fischer, et al. Inequality By Design: Cracking the Bell Curve Myth.

¤ Joe Feagin and Hernan Vera. White Racism.

¤ Malcolm X and Alex Haley. The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

¤ Bell Hooks. Killing Rage. (or pretty much anything she's written)

¤ Howard Zinn. A People's History of the United States.

¤ Ward Churchill. A Little Matter of Genocide: Holocaust and Denial in the Americas

¤ Angela Davis: Women, Race and Class

¤ Elizabeth Martinez: 500 Years of Chicano History.

¤ Ronald Takaki. A Different Mirror.

¤ Douglas Massey and Nancy Denton. American Apartheid.

¤ Jonathan Kozol. Savage Inequalities, and also, Amazing Grace.

¤ Noel Ignatiev. How the Irish Became White.

¤ Clayborne Carson. In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960's.

¤ Mab Segrest. Memoir of a Race Traitor.

¤ Richard Wright. Black Boy.

¤ Manning Marable. How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America

This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it's a good start. I will post others soon...I just need to look over my bookshelves a bit more closely!!

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