** IMPORTANT TIMELY BOOKS ON RACISM **

We share in the outrage and sorrow that has been felt by people around the world these past weeks following the murder of George Floyd. For many white people racism, discrimination, inequality and a profound disregard for human rights are no longer mere theoretical wrongdoings. For the first time in history the suffering of blacks is coming home for ALL of America.

We’ve listed some books that you might want to check out and engage in the current dialogue.

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13 DAYS IN FERGUSON by Ron Johnson

CHOKE HOLD: Policing Black Men by Paul Butler

DAUGHTER OF THE BOYCOTT: Carrying on a Montgomery Family’s Civil Rights Legacy by Karen Gray Houston

DYING of WHITENESS by Jonathan H. Metzel

EVERYWHERE YOU DON’T BELONG by Gabriel Bump

HOW TO BE AN ANTI-RACIST by Ibram X. Kendi

MR BROTHER MOOCHIE by Issac J. Bailey

RACISM WITHOUT RACISTS by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett

WHAT IT IS: Race, Family and One Thinking Black Man’s Blues by Clifford Thompson

WHITE FRAGILITY by Robin Diangelo

WHY ARE ALL THE BLACK KIDS SITTING TOGETHER IN THE CAFETERIA? by Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD

*** Order a copy of these books at your favorite local independent bookstore.

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