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Thanks to former BU Libraries Ambassador Solange Hackshaw for these additions.
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Read - Learn - Change

These books are available electronically from the Boston University Libraries.
Both the recommendations and the organization are from The Anti-Racist Reading List by Ibram X. Kendi with a few additions. We welcome your suggestions.

The Anti-Racist Reading List 38 books for those open to changing themselves, and their world. The Atlantic Feb 12, 2019 by Ibram X. Kendi, Founding Director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research.









Jim Crow


The Great Migration

Civil and Human Rights


Mass Incarceration


Police Violence

Health and Housing




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A People's History of the US

“There is not a country in world history in which racism has been more important, for so long a time, as the United States.”
Boston University Professor Howard Zinn, A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present