BOOKS & ARTICLES TO READ

This list of content will only continue to get longer, so we've highlighted a few that we've found to be most helpful and comprehensive to get you started. If you have additional recommendations, please contact us.

ARTICLES
When black people are in pain, white people just join book clubs
Washington Post
Re-forming the Building Industry: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Building Green
The Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture
Showing Up for Racial Justice
BOOKS
White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo
Me and White Supremacy
Layla Saad
How to be Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi
Stamped From the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi
I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness
Austin Channing Brown
 
She/He/They/Me
Robyn Ryle
Our Separate Ways: Balck and White Women and the Struggle for Professional Identity
Ella Edmundson Bell and Stella Nkomo
The Feminist Handbook
Joanne L. Bagshaw
Flex: The New Playbook for Managing Across Differences
Jane Hyun and Audrey S. Lee
The Minority Experience
Adrian Pei
The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein
The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander
American Prison
Shane Bauer
Evicted
Matthew Desmond
Ghetto
Mitchell Duneier
Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City
St. Clair Drake and Horace Clayton
The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama

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