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Recommended Reading

The GWI Faculty has curated a few books they recommend:  

  • Between the world and me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Black Stats by Monique W. Morris  
  • Can We Talk About Race? by Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • Color Blind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity by Tim Wise
  • For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood… and the Rest of y’all Too by Christopher Emdin
  • Half + Half – Writers on Growing Up Biracial + Bicultural edited by Claudine Chiawei O’Hearn
  • How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibrahim Kendi 
  • I’m Still Here Black Dignity In A World Made For Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown 
  • Caste by Isabel Wilkerson 
  • Nickel and Dimed – On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenriech
  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander  
  • The Privileged Poor by Anthony Abraham 
  • The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admission by William Bowen and Derek Bok
  • The Teacher Wars by Dana Goldstein 
  • We Want to Do More than Survive by Bettina Love 
  • Whistling Vivaldi And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us by Claude M. Steele 
  • Why are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria by Beverly Daniel Tatum 
  • Yellow – Race in America Beyond Black and White by Frank H. Wu