** Books for congregational book discussion

*Available for loan from the St. James Library


*White Rage – Paperback – September 5, 2017 – by Carol Anderson

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou – 1969

*The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin

*Notes of a Native Son, by James Baldwin

*Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (Pulitzer Prize Winner), by David W. Blight

*I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness (Amazon #1 best seller in Christian social issues), by Austin Channing Brown

*Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Case for Reparations, by Ta-Nehisi Coates https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631/

Women, Race, and Class, by Angela Davis – 1981

*The Narrative and Selected Writings, by Frederick Douglass

*Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by Frederick Douglass

**White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (New York Times best seller), by Robin DiAngelo

*The Souls of Black Folk, by W. E. B. Du Bois

**Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, by Jennifer L. Eberhardt PhD

*Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, by Reni Eddo-Lodge

*Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison

Wretched of the Earth, by Frantz Fanon – 1961

Black Skin, White Masks, by Frantz Fanon – 1952

*Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own, by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain, by Langston Hughes https://www.poetryfoundation.org/articles/69395/the-negro-artist-and-the-racial-mountain

Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston

*How to Be an Antiracist (Sunday Times best seller), by Ibram X. Kendi

*Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (National Book Award Winner), by Ibram X. Kendi

Sister Outsider, by Audre Lorde – 1984

Common Ground, by J. Anthony Lukas – 1985

*Elbow Room, by James Alan McPherson

My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies, by Resmaa Menakem   (on order)

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, edited by

Edited by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria E. Anzaldúa – 1984

The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison

Home, by Toni Morrison

*Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison

*Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, by Trevor Noah

*Becoming, by Michelle Obama

*So You Want to Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo

*The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, by Richard Rothstein

*Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor, by Layla Saad

*Race Matters, 25th Anniversary: With a New Introduction, by Cornel West

*The Underground Railroad: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize, National Book, Andrew Carnegie Medal: Excellence in Fiction, and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize), by Colson Whitehead

*The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson

The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley, by Malcolm X