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Suggested Readings on Understanding and Addressing Racism and White Supremacy

The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin

Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome, by Dr. Joy Degruy

Waking Up White… and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, by Debby Irving

Say the Wrong Thing: Stories and Strategies for Racial Justice and Authentic Community, by Dr. Amanda Kemp

How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, by Robin DiAngelo

Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: Quakers, African Americans, and the Myth of Racial Justice, by Donna McDaniel and Vanessa Julye

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race, edited by Jesmyn Ward

We appreciate the set of readings suggested by Friends General Conference, and share them here:

From The Atlantic‘s coverage and commentary about systemic racism, white supremacy, and America’s history of racial oppression:

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