DEI Resources for Parents

Books for Kids

 

Books on Equality for Kids age 6-8 (from Brightly)


31 Children's books to support conversations on race, racism, and resistance (from EmbraceRace)


Enough: 20 Protestors who Changed to World by Emily Easton


Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice by Marianne Celano, PhD, Marietta Collins, PhD and Ann Hazzard, PhD


Race Cars: A Children’s Book About White Privilege by Jenny Devenny


This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X Kendi 


Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness by Anastasia Higginbotham


13 Children’s Books About Race and Diversity (from PBS Kids)


"75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice," by Corinne Shutack


"20+ Allyship Actions for Asians to Show Up for the Black Community Right Now," by Michelle Kim


"Welcome to the Anti-Racism Movement—Here’s What You’ve Missed," by Ijeoma Oluo


"I Shudder. Do You?" by Julie Lythcott-Haims


"White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack," by Peggy McIntosh


"Black People Need Stronger Allies—Here’s How You Can Be One," by Stephanie Long


"Racial Microaggressions in Everyday Life," by D. W. Sue, C. M. Capodilupo, G. C. Torino, et al.

 

Books for Adults

How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi


The Racial Healing Handbook by Anneliese A Singh


Everyday Anti-Racism: Getting Real About Race in School


Breathe: A Letter To My Sons by Imani Perry


Race Talk And The Conspiracy of Silence by Derald Wing Sue


See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love by Valarie Kaur


Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson


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


Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome by Joy DeGruy


Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banaji


Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad


So You Want to Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo


Real American: A Memoir, by Julie Lythcott-Haims


Me and White Supremacy, by Layla F. Saad


Raising Our Hands, by Jenna Arnold


Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, by Patricia Hill Collins


Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower, by Brittney Cooper


Redefining Realness, by Janet Mock


Sister Outsider, by Audre Lorde


The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table, by Minda Harts


Hood Feminism: Notes From The Women That A Movement Forgot, by Mikki Kendall


The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias, by Dolly Chugh


Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect?, edited by Joe Macaré, Maya Schenwar, and Alana Yu-lan Price (free ebook)