How to Be an Antiracist and other Essential Titles

A reading list to help us move towards an antiracist society. 

Please note, due to high demand, some of these titles may be delayed arriving to you. 

There's a lot of work to do, and we want you to not just educate yourself but get involved. Here are some antiracist organizations you can donate to to help our community:

Donate to Black Lives Matter

Donate to the Massachusettes Bail Fund

Donate to the NAACP

Donate to the National Police Accountability Project

Donate to Reclaim the Block

Donate to the Greater Boston Food Bank

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

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor Cover Image
By Layla Saad, Robin Diangelo (Foreword by)
$25.99
ISBN: 9781728209807
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks - January 28th, 2020

How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780807039847
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Published: Beacon Press - August 20th, 2019

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

Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? (City Lights Open Media) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780872867383
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: City Lights Books - July 4th, 2017

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

Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525436614
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Published: Vintage - May 15th, 2018

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

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

We Want Our Bodies Back: Poems Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062955289
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Published: Amistad - March 31st, 2020

As Black as Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781849353168
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Published: AK Press - June 5th, 2018

How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781568588490
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Availability
Published: Bold Type Books - March 26th, 2019

Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

No Fascist Usa!: The John Brown Anti-Klan Committee and Lessons for Today's Movements (City Lights Open Media) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872867963
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Published: City Lights Books - January 28th, 2020

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

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color Cover Image
By Andrea Ritchie, Angela Y. Davis (Foreword by)
$21.00
ISBN: 9780807088982
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Availability
Published: Beacon Press - August 1st, 2017

From #blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781608465620
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 23rd, 2016

Chokehold: Policing Black Men Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781620974834
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Published: New Press - September 18th, 2018

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

killing rage: Ending Racism Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780805050271
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - October 15th, 1996

The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780674062115
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Harvard University Press - November 30th, 2011

Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679758693
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Published: Vintage - December 29th, 1998

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062684318
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Published: Ecco - January 14th, 2020

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

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name: A Biomythography Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780895941220
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Published: Crossing Press - January 1st, 1982

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

An African American and Latinx History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #4) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807005934
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Published: Beacon Press - December 11th, 2018

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

Notes of a Native Son Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Edward P. Jones (Foreword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807006238
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Published: Beacon Press - November 20th, 2012

The End of Policing Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781784782924
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Published: Verso - August 28th, 2018

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

A Black Women's History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #5) Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780807033555
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Availability
Published: Beacon Press - February 4th, 2020

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

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

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525619772
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 30th, 2018

Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062748218
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Published: Amistad - January 7th, 2020

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