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.