recommended readings

 
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness   (2010)  By Michelle Alexander

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (2010)

By Michelle Alexander

Ida: A Sword Among Lions   (2008)  By Paula J. Giddings

Ida: A Sword Among Lions (2008)

By Paula J. Giddings

On the Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-first Century   (2007)  By Sherrilyn Ifill

On the Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-first Century (2007)

By Sherrilyn Ifill

 
 
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America   (2016)  By Ibram X. Kendi

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (2016)

By Ibram X. Kendi

Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America   (2011)  By Cameron McWhirter

Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America (2011)

By Cameron McWhirter

Lynching Beyond Dixie: American Mob Violence Outside the South   (2013)  Edited by Michael J. Pfeiffer

Lynching Beyond Dixie: American Mob Violence Outside the South (2013)

Edited by Michael J. Pfeiffer

 
 
But There Was No Peace: The Role of Violence in the Politics of Reconstruction   (2007)  By George Rable

But There Was No Peace: The Role of Violence in the Politics of Reconstruction (2007)

By George Rable

The Blood of Emmett Till   (2017)  By Timothy B. Tyson

The Blood of Emmett Till (2017)

By Timothy B. Tyson

Lynching in America: A History in Documents   (2006)  Edited by Christopher Waldrep

Lynching in America: A History in Documents (2006)

Edited by Christopher Waldrep

 
 
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration   (2010)  By Isabel Wilkerson

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration (2010)

By Isabel Wilkerson

They Left Great Marks on Me: African American Testimonies of Racial Violence from Emancipation to World War I (2012)    By Kidada E. Williams

They Left Great Marks on Me: African American Testimonies of Racial Violence from Emancipation to World War I (2012)

By Kidada E. Williams

Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940   (2009)  By Amy Louise Wood

Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940 (2009)

By Amy Louise Wood