For Further Study

In an effort to share ideas and resources that have been critical to my understanding of issues on race, class, white privilege and history I have provided a list of books, films, articles, and music for you.  This page will be periodically updated.  If you have resources that you wish to share, post them as a comment and I will add them.


Baldwin, James.   The Evidence of Things Not Seen.  New York: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1985.

Baldwin, James and Margaret Mead.  A Rap on Race.  New York: Dell Publishing, 1971.

Blackmon, Douglas A.  Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black People in America From the Civil War to World War II.  New York: Doubleday, 2008.

Dyson, Michael Eric.  I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Helms, Janet E.  A Race is a Nice Thing to Have: A Guide to Being a White Person or Understanding the White Persons in Your Life.  Topeka, Kansas: Content Communications, 1992.

Jenson, Robert.  The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism, and White Privilege.  San Francisco: City Lights, 2005.

King, Jr., Martin Luther.  Stride Toward Freedom: The Mongomery Story.  New York:  Harper & Row, 1958.

King, Jr. Martin Luther.  The Measure of a Man.  Minniapolis, MN:  Augsburg Fortress Press, 1988. 

King, Jr. Martin Luther.  Strength To Love.  New York: Harper & Row, 1963.

King, Jr. Martin Luther.  Why We Can’t Wait.  New York: New American Library, 1964.

King, Jr. Martin Luther.  Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? New York: Harper & Row, 1967.

King, Jr. Martin Luther.  The Trumpet of Conscience.  New York : Harper & Row, 1987.

Lewis, John and Michael D’Orso. Walking With the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement.  NewYork: Simon & Schuster, 1998.

Masur, Louis.  The Soiling of Old Glory: The Story of a Photograph That Shocked America.  UK: Bloomsbury, 2008.

West, Cornel.  Race Matters.  Boston: Beacon Press, 1993.

Wise, Tim.  Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama.  San Francisco: City Lights, 2009.

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