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Resources to support anti-racism pedagogy, social justice and cross disciplinary course offerings at APU

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Created in collaboration with Dr. Maria Pacino, Interim Head University Libraries, APU

anti-racism:  intentional actions and choices that name and address the system of structural inequality inherent in white supremacy

Anti-Racism Digital Library

The Anti-racism Digital Library / Thesaurus, by Dr. Anita Coleman, Associate Professor & Director of the E.M. White Library, Louisville Seminary, Louisville, KY 


APU Research and Resources

Azusa Pacific University, (APU), Allyship and Anti-Racism Resources

APU, Multicultural Education, APU LibGuide

Denu, Kimberly B. W., Inclusive Excellence:  Integrated and Intentional Diversity, June 20, 2016

Lamenting Racism Project, A six session study, Azusa Pacific University, 2021


Kendi, Ibram X.  How to be an Anti-racist. New York, NY:  One World, 2019.

Bonnett, Alastair.  Anti-racism.  Routledge, 2000.  EBOOKS

Abu-Jamal, Mumia.  Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?  City Lights Books, 2017.  ECampus (E185.86 .A28 2017)

Kendi, Ibram X . Stamped from the Beginning:  the Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.  New York, NY: Nation Books, 2016.

Lewis, J. Across the bridge: A vision for change and the future of America. New York, NY: Hachette Books, 2017.

Meacham, J. His truth is marching on: John Lewis and the power of hope. New York, NY: Random House, 2020.

Zamalin, A. Antiracism: An introduction. New York, NY: NYU Press, 2019.

Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo.  Racism without racists: color-blind racism and the persistence of racial inequality in the United States. Lanham, MD:  Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.  ECampus (E184.A1 B597 2003)

Gordon, Daniel A. Immigrants & intellectuals:  May '68 & the rise of anti-racism.  Pontypool, Wales:  Merlin Press, 2012. ECampus (DC412 .G64 2012)

Yancy, George (editor). Cornel West:  A Critical Reader.  Blackwell Publishers, 2001.   ECampus (E185.86 .W4383 2001)

West, Cornel.  Race Matters.  Beacon Press, 2001.  ECampus (E185.615 .W43 2001)

Systemic Racism

Yancy, George (editor).  White Self-Criticality Beyond Anti-racism: How Does it Feel to be a White Problem?  Lexington Books, 2015.  EBOOKS

Jun, Alexander and Christopher S. Collins.  White Out:  Understanding White Privilege and Dominance in the Modern Age.  Peter Lang, 2017.  ECampus (E184.A1 C538 2017)

Saini, Angela.  Superior: the Return of Race Science.  Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2019.

Alexander, M. The new Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness. New York, NY: The New Press., 2010.  ECampus (HV9950 .A437 2010)

Oluo, Jieoma.  So You Want to Talk About Race.  New York, NY: Seal Press, 2019.  LINK+

Diangelo, Robin J. White Fragility:  Why it's so Hard for White People to Talk about Racism.  New York: Beacon Press, 2018. LINK+

Eddo-Lodge, Reni. Why I am no Longer Talking to White People About Race.  London, UK:  Bloomsbury Circus, 2017.  LINK+

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Literary Resources

Coates, Ta-Nehisi.  Between the World and Me, iDreamBooks, Inc. 2015.  EBOOK

Young, Damon.  What Doesn't Kill you Makes you Blacker:  A Memoir in Essays.  Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2020.  LINK+

Woodson, Jacqueline.  Brown Girl Dreaming. New York: Nancy Paulsen Books, 2014. LINK+