A blog about books (both non-fiction and fiction) that address forms of social inequality associated with race, gender, class, or mental health.
Baldwin, James. The Price of the Ticket: Collected Nonfiction, 1948-1985.
Cohen, Mark Nathan. Culture of Intolerance.
Degruy-Leary, Joy. Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome.
Doane, Ashley W. and Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, eds. White Out: The Continuing Significance of Racism.
Dyson, Michael Eric. Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster.
Emerson, Michael and Christian Smith. Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America.
hooks, bell. Killing Rage, Ending Racism.
Jensen, Derrick. The Culture of Make Believe.
Jhally, Sut and Justin Lewis. Enlightened Racism: The Cosby Show, Audiences and the Myth of the American Dream.
Johnson, Allan. Privilege, Power and Difference.
Kendall, Francie. Understanding White Privilege.
Kozol, Jonathan. Amazing Grace.
Lewis, Michael. The Culture of Inequality.
Lipsitz, George. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness.
Massey, Douglas and Nancy Denton. American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass.
Robinson, Randall. Quitting America: The Departure of a Black Man from His Native Land.
Singley, Bernestine. When Race Becomes Real: Black and White Writers Confront Their Personal Histories.
Steinberg, Stephen. The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity and Class in America.
Tatum, Beverly Daniel. Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
Trenka, Jane Jeong, et al. Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption.
Winbush, Raymond, ed. Should America Pay? Slavery and the Raging Debate On Reparations.
Brodkin, Karen. How Jews Became White Folks.
Brundage, W. Fitzhugh. The Southern Past: A Clash of Race and Memory.
Drinnon, Richard. Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian Hating and Empire Building.
Guglielmo, Jennifer and Salvatore Salerno, eds. Are Italians White? How Race is Made in America.
Horsman, Reginald. Race and Manifest Destiny.
Ignatiev, Noel. How the Irish Became White.
Jordan, Winthrop. The White Man’s Burden: Historical Origins of Racism in the United States.
Rodney, Walter. How Europe Underdeveloped Africa.
Rubio, Philip. A History of Affirmative Action: 1619-2000.
Takaki, Ron. A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America.
Aptheker, Herbert. Anti-Racism in U.S. History: The First Two Hundred Years.
Brown, Cynthia Stokes. Refusing Racism: White Allies and the Struggle for Civil Rights.
Braden, Anne. The Wall Between.
Curry, Constance, et al. Deep in Our Hearts: Nine White Women in the Freedom Movement.
DeCaro, Louis, Jr. John Brown: The Cost of Freedom.
Schultz, Debra. Going South: Jewish Women in the Civil Rights Movement.
Segrest, Mab. Memoir of a Race Traitor.
Smith, Lillian. Killers of the Dream.
Stringfellow, William. My People is the Enemy.
Thompson, Cooper, Emmett Schaeffer, and Harry Brod. White Men Challenging Racism: 35 Personal Stories.
Thompson, Becky. A Promise and a Way of Life: White Antiracist Activism.
Armour, Jody David. Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: The Hidden Cost of Being Black in America
Brown, Michael K. et al. Whitewashing Race: The Myth of a Color-Blind Society.
Fischer, Claude, et al. Inequality by Design: Cracking the Bell Curve Myth.
Graves, Joseph. The Race Myth: Why we Pretend Race Exists in America.
Blau, Judith. Race in the Schools: Perpetuating White Dominance?
Calderon, JLove and Marcella Runell Hall. Love, Race and Liberation: Till the White Day is Done
Derman-Sparks, Louise and Carol Brunson Phillips. Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism: A Developmental Approach.
Feagin, Joe, Hernan Vera and Nikitah Imani. The Agony of Education: Black Students in White Colleges and Universities.
Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed.
Gutstein, Eric and Bob Peterson. Rethinking Mathematics: Teaching Social Justice by the Numbers.
Hilliard, III, Asa, ed. Testing African American Students.
Kailin, Julie. Antiracist Education: From Theory to Practice.
Perry, Theresa, Claude Steele and Asa Hilliard III. Young Gifted and Black: Promoting High Achievement Among African American Students.
Pollock, Mica. Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in School.
Steele, Claude. Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do.
Van Ausdale, Debra and Joe Feagin. The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism.
Marable, Manning. How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America.
McDermott, Monica. Working-Class White: The Making and Unmaking of Race Relations.
Oliver, Melvin and Thomas Shapiro. Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality.
Ryan, William. Equality.
Harris, David A. Profiles in Injustice: Why Racial Profiling Cannot Work.
Mann, Coramae Richey. Unequal Justice: A Question of Color.