Inclusion & Community
DEI Resources

Upper School

Books

Non-fiction Books
  • Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, by Emmanuel Acho
  • Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America, by Jennifer Harvey
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, by Robin DiAngelo
  • White Rage, by Carol Anderson
  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, by Richard Rothstein
  • So You Want to Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria, by Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • How to Be an Anti-Racist, by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson
  • Hood Feminism, by Mikki Kendall
  • Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness, by Michelle Alexander

Young Adult Fiction Books 
  • The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas
  • Dear Martin, by Nic Stone
  • This Side of Home, by Renee Watson
  • Tyler Johnson Was Here, by Jay Coles
  • Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America

Film and Television

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) - documentary on the intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States
  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) - Netflix series that follows black Ivy-League college students and touches on American race relations
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) - film based on the events leading up to the death of Oscar Grant, a young black man killed by police in 2009
  • I Am Not Your Negro - documentary based on a James Baldwin manuscript
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) - Film based on the James Baldwin book of the same name
  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) - Film based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution - PBS documentary about the Black Panthers
  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) - Film based on the young adult novel of the same name
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