Further Reading for Dialogues Participants


Accapadi, M. (2007). When white women cry: How white women’s tears oppress women of color. College Student Affairs Journal, 26(2), 208-215.


Alexander, M. (2011). The new Jim Crow. New York: New Press.


Anderson, C. (2016). White rage: The unspoken truth of our racial divide. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing.


Bajaj, M. (2016). 40+ children’s books about human rights & social justice. Nia House. Retrieved

from: http://www.niahouse.org/blog-fulton/2016/11/3/40-childrens-books-about-human-rights-social-justice


Coates, T. (2014). The case for reparations. The Atlantic. Retrieved from:



Coates, T. (2015). Between the world and me. New York: Spiegel & Grau.


Cole, T. (2012). The white savior industrial complex. The Atlantic. Retrieved from:



Cullen, M. (2008). 35 dumb things well-intentioned people say. New York: Morgan James Publishing.


DiAngelo, R. (2011). “White fragility.” International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, 3(3).


Hutchinson, E. (1996). The assassination of the black male image. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks.


Irving, D. (2014). Waking up white: And finding myself in the story of race. Illinois: Elephant Room Press.


Katznelson, I. (2005). When affirmative action was white: An untold history of racial inequality in twentieth century America. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.


Kivel, P. (2002). Uprooting racism: How white people can work for racial justice. Canada: New Society Publishers.


Kendi, X (2016) Stamped From the Beginning, The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America


Leigh, D. (2005). 28 Common Racist Attitudes and Behaviors. Retrieved from:



Loewen, J. W. (1995). Lies my teacher told me: Everything your American history textbook got wrong. New York: New Press.


Loubriel, J. (2016). 4 ways white people can process their emotions without bringing white tears. Everyday Feminism. Retrieved from: http://everydayfeminism.com/2016/02/white-people-emotions-tears/


McIntosh, P. (1989). Unpacking the invisible knapsack. Peace and freedom magazine, July/August, 10-12.


Michael, A. & Conger, M. (2009). “Becoming an anti-racist white ally: How a white affinity group can help.” Perspectives on Urban Education, Spring, 2009, 56-60.


Okun, T & Jones. K. (2001). “White supremacy culture.” Dismantling racism: A workbook for social change groups, Western States Center. Retrieved from: http://www.westernstatescenter.org/tools-and-resources/Tools/Dismantling%20Racism


Read these 23 books and authors when the injustice is overwhelming:



Rollins Jr., D.K. (2017). What white people should do about systemic racism. The Des Moines Register. Retrieved from: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2017/01/07/what-white-people-should-do-systemic-racism/96131388/.


Steele, C. (2010). Whistling Vivaldi: and other clues to how stereotypes affect us. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.


Tatum, B. (1997). “Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?” And other conversations about race. New York: Basic Books.


Tochluck, S. (2008). Witnessing whiteness: First steps towards an antiracist practice and culture. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Education.


Wise, T. (2008). White like me: Reflections on race from a privileged son. California: Soft Skull Press.


Wise, T. (2010). Color-Blind: The rise of post-racial politics and the retreat from racial equity. San Francisco: City Lights Books.


Wise, T. (2012). Dear white America: A letter to a new minority. California: City Lights Books.


Zinn, H. (2002). You can’t be neutral on a moving train: A personal history of our times.

Massachusetts: Beacon Press Books.


Zinn, H. (2003). A people’s history of the United States. New York: HarperCollins.

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