Recent Events

Racial Equity Buddies Resource List


  • Banaji, Mahzarin R. & Anthony G. Greenwald. Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People. Bantam, Reprint 2016.
  • Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo. Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States. Rowman & LIttlefield, 2010.
  • Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the World and Me. Spiegel & Grau, 2015.
  • Conwill, Kinshasha Holman. Dream A World Anew: The African American Experience and the Shaping of America. Smithsonian Books
  • DiAngelo, Robin & Michael Eric Dyson. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. Beacon Press, 2018.
  • DuBois, WEB. The Souls of Black Folk. Dover Publications, Reprint 2016.
  • Gates, Jr, Henry Louis & Cornel West. The African American Century: How Black Americans Have Shaped Our Country. The Free Press, 2014.
  • Gates, Jr, Henry Louis & Donald Yacovone. The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Smiley Books, 2013.
  • Gergel, Richard. Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt Woodward and the Awakening of Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring. Sarah Crichton Books, 2019.
  • Hernandez, Daisy & Bushra Rehman. Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. Seal Press, 2003.
  • Irving, Debby. Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race. Elephant Room Press, 2014.
  • Jones, Charisse & Kumea Shorter-Gooden. Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America. Harper Collins, 2003.
  • Kendi, Ibram X., Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. Bold Type Books, 2016.
  • Kendi, Ibram X., How to Be an Anti-Racist. One World, 2019
  • Lewis, John et al. March. Top Shelf Productions, Book One-2013, Book Two-2015 & Book Three-2016.
  • Malcolm X. Autobiography of Malcolm X: As told to Alex Haley. Ballantine Books, Reissued 1992.
  • Morrison, Toni. The Origin of Others (The Charles Eliot Lectures). Harvard University Press, 2017.
  • Rothstein, Richard. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Government Segregated America. LIVERIGHT, 2018.
  • Steele, Claude. Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do. W.W. Norton & Company, Reprint 2011.
  • Tatum, Beverly Daniel. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other
    Conversations About Race
    . Basic Books, 2017.
  • Thurman, Howard. Jesus and the Disinherited. Beacon Press, Reprint 1996.
  • Wilkerson, Isabel. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration. Vintage, Reprint 2011.


  • Harriet — The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Release date: November 1, 2019
  • Just Mercy — Shadows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he recounts his experiences and details the case of a condemned death row prisoner whom he fought to free. Release date: January 10, 2020

Events, Podcasts, etc.

Exhibit: Undesign the Redline

An interactive exhibit exploring the history of race, class and U.S. housing policy, and how this legacy of inequity and exclusion continues to shape our communities. The exhibit seeks to spark a public discourse on how discriminatory federal policies from the 1930s continue to impact Cleveland neighborhoods today.

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral – Commons
October 7, 2019 to December 20, 2019
Location: 2230 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Questions or reservations please contact Antoinette Taylor at 216-774-0453 or
email undesign@trinitycleveland.org
or email undesign@trinitycleveland.org

Podcast: Embrace Race

A nonprofit for caregivers (parents, teachers, family members, others) who want to raise children who are brave, informed and thoughtful about race. They have resources, a blog and monthly webinars. https://www.embracerace.org/

21-day Challenge

The YWCA of Greater Cleveland has a wonderful 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge, with daily ideas to help you reflect, grow and learn. https://www.ywcaofcleveland.org/21-day-race-equity-challenge/

Cleveland State

Cleveland State is hosting many events for the 400th anniversary of Africans being brought, enslaved, to North America, including lectures, film screenings and activities. Learn more here.

Podcast: Code Switch

an NPR podcast hosted by journalists of color that is unflinchingly
honest and empathetic about race. n.pr/CodeSwitch