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Even More Anti-Racist Reads

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Avid has proudly stocked books on anti-racisim since it was anti-established in 2011. Here are a few more books from authors we've hosted events for and that we've read ourselves that will help you on your journey toward breaking down 400 years of opression.

Take a look at our other list of Anti-Racist Reads and our Anti-Racist Reads for Kids.

Update from June 3, 2020 - Many of the books on this list are currently backordered, meaning they are sold out nationwide due to  unprecedented demand. To make sure you can get the book you want as soon as it's available, please place an order for your desired title. This may mean it will take a few weeks longer to get your book than you would have initally hoped. Libro.fm, our audiobook partner, has compiled a list of audiobook versions of many of these titles which you can purchase here while also supporting Avid. We appreciate your taking  steps toward dismantling 400 years of oppression. Thank you for your patience and support.

Books: 
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
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: New Harbinger Publications - August 1st, 2019

The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780674237476
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Belknap Press - March 11th, 2019

How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy Cover Image
$20.50
ISBN: 9780674983960
Availability: In our warehouse - should ship in 5-7 business days.
Published: Harvard University Press - March 12th, 2018

March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

Across That Bridge: A Vision for Change and the Future of America Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316510936
Availability: In our warehouse - should ship in 5-7 business days.
Published: Hachette Books - August 15th, 2017

The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316558723
Availability: In our warehouse - should ship in 5-7 business days.
Published: Back Bay Books - January 21st, 2020

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Men We Reaped: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781608197651
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 16th, 2014

Becoming a Citizen Activist: Stories, Strategies & Advice for Changing Our World Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781632170446
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Sasquatch Books - January 5th, 2016

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781524760854
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Convergent Books - May 15th, 2018

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780679763888
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802128386
Availability: In our warehouse - should ship in 5-7 business days.
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - January 7th, 2020

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525560548
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Viking - February 25th, 2020

The Fire Next Time (Vintage International) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780679744726
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780385722704
Availability: In our warehouse - should ship in 5-7 business days.
Published: Anchor - January 13th, 2009

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250112880
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Picador - March 5th, 2019

Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571313508
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Milkweed Editions - June 13th, 2017

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Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224957
Availability: May be on our shelves or available in 5-7 business days
Published: Penguin Books - March 3rd, 2020