As part of the Heights Libraries’ commitment to be actively anti-racist and stand up to the anti-Black racism so pervasive in our society, the Matchmakers offer the following reading suggestions to our community. Read, reflect, get motivated, and act for a more just and equitable world.
Non-Fiction Addressing Race and Racism:
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo (ebook)
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt (ebook)
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge (ebook)
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein (ebook)
Fiction by African-American Authors:
Black Card by Chris L. Terry