Some of Hey White Lady's Essential Reading

Practical

How We Get Free: The Combahee River Collective by Keeyanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Just Us, an American Conversation by Claudia Rankine

Healing Resistance, a Radically Different Response to Harm by Kazu Haga

Beyond Survival, Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement ed. Dixon, Piepzna-Samarasinha

How To Be An Anti-Racist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

How To Be Less Stupid About Race by Crystal M. Fleming

Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad (February 2020)

Pleasure Activism and Emergent Strategy by Adrienne Maree Brown

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Olou

The Body Is Not An Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor

White Fragility by Robin D'Angelo

Essays

A Good Time for the Truth ed. by Sun Yung Shin

How To Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America by Kiese Laymon

Thick by Tressie McMillan Cottom

Covid-19

Why the Virus Is a Civil Rights Issue: ‘The Pain Will Not Be Shared Equally’ - The New York Times

Social Justice in Pandemic Preparedness - National Center for Biotechnology Information

COVID-19 - Racial Equity & Social Justice Resources - Racial Equity Tools

Podcasts

SEEING WHITE

https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/

NICE WHITE PARENTS

https://www.thisamericanlife.org/712/nice-white-parents

THE TIGHT ROPE

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz2_DAnym_HKIlyhPZr2RyA

 

Historical

Begin Again by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

Caste, the Origins of Our Discontents and The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Stamped From The Beginning by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South by Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers

We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates

White Innocence by Gloria Wekker

Theoretical

The Possessive Investment in Whiteness, How White People Profit From Identity Politics, by George Lipsitz

Spiritual Bypassing by Robert Masters

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas

Women, Race and Class by Angela Davis

Poetry

Blood Ties and Brown Liquor by Sean Hill

Prelude to Bruise by Saeed Jones

The Tradition, by Jericho Brown

1919 by Eve L. Ewing

American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin by Terrance Hayes

Magical Negro by Morgan Parker

Memoir/ish

Tell Me Your Names and I Will Testify by Carolyn Holbrook

Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper

Heavy by Kiese Laymon

There Will Be No Miracles Here by Casey Gerald

Waking Up White by Peggy Irving