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Anti-Racism Reading List

A reading list put together by the Mississippi Humanities Council


The New Jim Crow

HV9950 .A437 2012



White Rage

E185.61 .A5438 2016

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

PS3551 .N464 Z466 1970



The Fire Next Time

E185.61 .B195

CT 35652 (Audiobook) 

eBook eBook


BF575 .P9 B25 2013

Racism Without Racists

E184 .A1 B597 2018

I'm Still Here

E185.615 .B7335 2018

Between the World and Me

E185.615 .C6335 2015

CT 35832 (Audiobook) 



BF575 .P9 E34 2019

The Second Founding

KF4541 .F68 2019

Ida: a Sword among Lions

E185.97 .W55 G53 2008

Stony the Road

E185.61 .G253 2019

White Kids

E184 .A1 H185 2018

This Book is Anti-Racist

HT1521 .J49 2020

They Were Her Property

E443 .J775 2019

How to Be an Antiracist

E184 .A1 K344 2019



E185.97 .L394 A3 2018

Born a Crime

PN2287 .N557 A3 2016

Citizen: An American Lyric

PS3568 .A572 C58 2014

The Color of Law

E185.61 .R8185 2017

Just Mercy

KF373 .S74 A3 2014

KF373 .S74 A3 2015


The Color of Compromise

E185.615 .T595 2019


Lies My Teacher Told Me

E175.85 .L64 1996

CT 21496- 21507 (Audiobook)

Native Guard

PS3570 .R433 A6 2007

Men We Reaped

PS3623 .A7323 Z46 2013


The Warmth of Other Suns

E185.6 .W685 2010