What You'll Find In Our Resource Library
Currently, we’ve shared our full library alphabetically.
Here you have access to downloading epublications that will open in your books application.
In the next few months, this library will be organized by content, specifically which Belonging-First zone your organization is currently operate from. As you progress through the zones, the literature that is most suited to you will then open. We appreciate your patience as we organize this incredible resource library for you.
Adrienne Marie Brown
Post-nationalist writer, doula, activist and Black feminist.
- Emergent Strategy Shaping Change, Changing Worlds
- Pleasure Activism The Politics of Feeling Good
American political activist, philosopher, scholar, academic and author.
Lenin Peace Price Winner, Time Magazine’s “100 Women of the Year” & “100 Most Influential People of 2020″and National Women’s Fall of Fame Inductee.
- Freedom is a Constant Struggle – Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
- Women, Race, Class
- Angela Davis’ Autobiography
A self-described “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” who “dedicated both her life and her creative talent to confronting and addressing injustices of racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia.”
- Sister Outsider Essays and Speeches
- A Burst of Light and Other Essays
Christina Sharpe, author and professor at Tufts University, has been appointed distinguished visiting professor in the Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University (FCS). Books included:
- In the Wake on Blackness and Being
Psychiatrist and political philosopher who has become an influential author for critical race theory and post-colonial studies.
- Black Skin, White Masks
#1 New York Times bestselling Author
Her writings cover racism, misogynoir, intersectionality, economics, feminisim and social justice.
- So You Want To Talk About Race
An African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement. A spokesman for the Nation of Islam until 1964, he was a vocal advocate for Black empowerment and the promotion of Islam within the Black community.
- The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley
Writer, civil rights advocate, and visiting professor at Union Theological Seminary (New York City).
Best known for her 2010 book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, and is an opinion columnist for The New York Times.
- The New Jim Crow Mass Incarceration In the Age of Color Blindness
Cathy Park Hong
Author & Professor, New York Times “100 Most Influential People of 2021”.
She charts her emotional life as a Korean American immigrant woman and shatters the concept of a single story of the Asian experience.
- Minor Feelings An Asian American Reckoning
Nell Irvin Painter
An American historian Ph.D. who is notable for her works on United States Southern history of the nineteenth century. She is retired from Princeton University as the Edwards Professor of American History Emerita. She has served as president of the Organization of American Historians and as president of the Southern Historical Association.
- The History of White People
American author and an associate professor of writing at Columbia University.
In 2016, he won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout.
It was the first time a writer from the United States was honored with the Man Booker.
- The Sellout
British journalist and author, focusing on feminism and structural racism.
- Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race
Safiya Umoja Noble, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she serves as the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry (C2i2).
She holds affiliations in the School of Education & Information Studies, and is a Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford where she is a Commissioner on the Oxford Commission on AI & Good Governance (OxCAIGG).
- Algorithms of Oppression How Search Engines Reinforce Racism
In an attempt to answer questions to his adolescent son, this story is an awakening truth about the author’s place in the world while providing a vision for a way forward.
- Between the World and Me
American cultural historian, curator, and art critic, who served as a Research Professor and Chief Curator at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Berger was recognized for his interdisciplinary scholarship on race and visual culture in the United States.
- White Lies: Race and the Myths of Whiteness