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Combat Racism

Updated 6/16/20

Arthur Ashe: A Life Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781439189054
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 20th, 2019

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525619772
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 30th, 2018

The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780812998528
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Published: Random House - December 3rd, 2019

Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream Cover Image
By Blair Imani, Patrisse Cullors (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984856920
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Published: Ten Speed Press - January 14th, 2020

Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501189975
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 8th, 2019

Great Society: A New History Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780061706424
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Published: Harper - November 19th, 2019

Black Boy (Harper Perennial Deluxe Editions) Cover Image
By Richard Wright, John Edgar Wideman (Foreword by), Malcolm Wright (Afterword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780061443084
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - April 29th, 2008

Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541644977
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Published: Basic Books - May 12th, 2020

The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780691181547
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 1st, 2019

Conversations in Black: On Power, Politics, and Leadership Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316532860
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Published: Hachette Books - January 14th, 2020

The End of Policing Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781784782924
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Published: Verso - August 28th, 2018

Your Black Friend and Other Strangers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781945509209
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Published: Silver Sprocket - April 15th, 2018

Prison Letters Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631495960
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Published: Liveright - August 13th, 2019

Racism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780192805904
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 1st, 2007

The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave's Journey from Bondage to Freedom Cover Image
By David F. Walker, Damon Smyth (Illustrator), Marissa Louise (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780399581441
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Published: Ten Speed Press - January 8th, 2019

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Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780374537449
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 6th, 2018

The Barefoot Woman Cover Image
By Scholastique Mukasonga, Jordan Stump (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781939810045
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Published: Archipelago - December 18th, 2018

Breathe: A Letter to My Sons Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807076552
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Published: Beacon Press - September 17th, 2019

The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143038825
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Published: Penguin Books - February 27th, 2007

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631494536
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Published: Liveright - May 1st, 2018

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781416590323
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 7th, 2020

Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking: A Cookbook Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781524761738
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Published: Clarkson Potter - November 5th, 2019

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525562795
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Published: Vintage - January 14th, 2020

Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents (Sunlight Editions) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781586422486
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Published: Truth to Power - February 4th, 2020

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781400082773
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Published: Broadway Books - August 10th, 2004

Race Matters, 25th Anniversary: With a New Introduction Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807008836
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Published: Beacon Press - December 5th, 2017

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Men We Reaped: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781608197651
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 16th, 2014

African Americans of San Jose and Santa Clara County Cover Image
By Jan Batiste Adkins, Steven Milner (Foreword by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467102438
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - January 28th, 2019

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So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580058827
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Published: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019

Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525512363
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Published: One World - June 23rd, 2020

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781632864130
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 5th, 2017

The Autobiography of Malcolm X Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345350688
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 12th, 1987

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501126352
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Published: Scribner - June 20th, 2017

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399590573
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Published: One World - October 30th, 2018

All About Love: New Visions (Love Song to the Nation) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060959470
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 30th, 2018

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color Cover Image
By Andrea Ritchie, Angela Y. Davis (Foreword by)
$21.00
ISBN: 9780807088982
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Published: Beacon Press - August 1st, 2017

Between the World and Me Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781942094470
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Published: Central Recovery Press - September 19th, 2017

How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
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Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781620971932
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Published: New Press - January 7th, 2020

The Fire Next Time (Vintage International) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780679744726
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807047415
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Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781595588340
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Published: New Press - September 4th, 2012

West Indian Immigrants: A Black Success Story? Cover Image
$45.44
ISBN: 9780871546753
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Published: Russell Sage Foundation - January 4th, 2011

The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, with a New Preface Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780674238145
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Published: Harvard University Press - July 22nd, 2019

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Cheryl Clarke (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580911863
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Published: Crossing Press - August 1st, 2007

The Souls of Black Folk: With
By W. E. B. Du Bois, Ibram X. Kendi (Introduction by), Monica E. Elbert (Notes by)
$14.00
ISBN: 9780140189988
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Published: Penguin Classics - April 1st, 1996

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635572957
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2019

Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780804137430
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Published: Broadway Books - January 10th, 2017

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525560548
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Published: Viking - February 25th, 2020

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A People's History of the United States Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780062397348
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - November 17th, 2015

Chokehold: Policing Black Men Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781595589057
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Published: New Press - July 11th, 2017

The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing Cover Image
By Anneliese A. Singh, Tim Wise (Foreword by), Derald Wing Sue (Afterword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781684032709
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - August 1st, 2019

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062420718
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 12th, 2018

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250306906
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 14th, 2020

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Cover Image
By Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812980028
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 21st, 2009