Selected Readings on Racism in the United States
(Suggested by the Southeastern Iowa Synod – Anti-racism Team)

And don’t call me a racist!; A treasury of quotes on the past, present, and future of the color line in America. Mazel, Ella, Selector & Arranger.

Broken Spears, The. Leon-Portilla, Miguel, ed.
Cose, Ellis. The Rage of a Privileged Class: Why Do Prosperous Blacks Still Have the Blues?
Family Properties: How the Struggle Over Race and Real Estate Transformed Chicago and Urban America. For further information on the Web:

Johnson, Allan G. The Gender Knot: Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy and Privilege, Power, and Difference.

Ferris, Susan & Sandoval, Ricardo. The Fight in the Fields.

McCall, Nathan. Makes Me Wanna’ Holler: A Young Black Man in America.

Page, Clarence. Showing My Color: Impolite Essays on Race and Identity.

Robinson, Randall. Quitting America: The Departure of a Black Man from His Native Land.
State of Native America, The: Genocide, Colonization, and Resistance. M. Annette Jaimes, Ed.

Tatum, Beverly Daniels. Why are all the Black Kids sitting together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race.

Wise, Tim. Colorblind: The Rise of Post Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equality.
Zia, Helen. Asian-American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People.



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