Racial Justice Resource List

So many of you are asking for resources to learn from and promote racial justice, equality, and equity. We are compiling a list here and will continue to add different resource types. If you’re ordering any of the books below, we strongly recommend supporting Black-owned bookstores in your community. It’s not comprehensive so if you have something to add, email us at info@acalltomen.org, with the subject “resource list.”


Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins

How to Be an Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

Feminist Theory by bell hooks

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Biased by Jennifer L. Eberhardt


Say Her Name by Zetta Elliott

This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewel

Resist by Veronica Chambers

Not My Idea by Anastasia Higginbotham

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

A Place Inside of Me by Zetta Elliot


The ABCs of Diversity by Carolyn B. Helsel and Y. Joy Harris-Smith

Something Happened in Our Town by Marianne Celano, PhD

The Youngest Marcher by Cynthia Levinson

A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara

Daddy There’s a Noise Outside by Kenneth Braswell


Black Mental Health Matters (Sunshine Behavioral Group)

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice (Equality Includes You)

20 Books That Have Changed the Way We Think About Race in America (Inside Hook)

U.S. Businesses Must Take Meaningful Action Against Racism (Harvard Business Review)

Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom: A Resource for Educators (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

How White Parents Can Use Media to Raise Anti-Racist Kids (Common Sense Media)

20 Resources for Parents to Raise Anti-Racist Kids (Motherly)

Anti-Racist Books Recommended by Black Booksellers (Time Magazine)

10 Steps to Non-Optical Allyship (Mireille Cassandra Harper)

Books for Kids to Celebrate Diversity and Inspire Change (Amazon)

Gender/Race Book List (Women’s Resource Center, California State University, Dominguez Hills)

123 Black-Owned Bookstores in America (Oprah Magazine)

Racism and Health (Centers for Disease Control)

AAPI Mental Health Resources (Detox Local)

BIPOC Mental Health Resources (The Summit Wellness Group)

In Pursuit of Racial Justice (Ohio University)
























A Conversation about Anti-Blackness, Racism, and Slavery in America

How to Raise an Antiracist Kid, The New York Times