Expand Your Social Consciousness

This list of books from our collection includes academic analyses from various disciplines, poetry, in-depth journalistic accounts, fiction, biography, statistics, interviews, history, poetry, and memoir. What these works have in common are their attempts to understand the historic and contemporary roles of race, ethnicity, and racism in the United States.  

Between the world and me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Also available in: e-book | audiobook | large print
Also available in: e-audiobook
The fire next time by James Baldwin
Also available in: e-book
Blind goddess : a reader on race and justice by Alexander Papachristou, Ed.
Invisible man by Ralph Ellison
Also available in: e-book | audiobook
The history of White people by Nell Irvin Painter
Also available in: e-book
The hate u give by Angie Thomas
Also available in: e-book | audiobook | e-audiobook
Dreamland burning by Jennifer Latham
Citizen : an American lyric by Claudia Rankine
Also available in: e-audiobook
I speak for myself : American women on being Muslim by M. Ebrahimji, Z. T. Suratwala, Eds.