Anti-Racism Resources

The Massillon Public Library values diversity, empathy, and justice. We have prepared this list of resources to assist our patrons in learning about the history of racism in America, how racial issues affect us today, and how we can move forward as a more equal and unified community. If you have any questions, or if you would like additional recommendations, please contact the Reference Desk at 330-832-9831, ext. 312.

An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Blood of Emmitt Till by Timothy B. Tyson

The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? by Mumia Abu-Jamal

How To Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Reclaiming Our Space by Feminista Jones

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Stamped From the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

Stony the Road by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson

Unapologetic by Charlene A. Carruthers

When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

White Rage by Carol Anderson

“Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” by Beverly Daniel Tatum


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