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Founded on the co-op ideals of diversity, inclusion, equality, equity and social justice, Mississippi Market is committed to continuously working toward anti-racism. This list of book recommendations, based on the anti-racism collection in our staff library, aims to help our community continue to learn, grow and stand up for what’s right.

  • The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois⠀
  • How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi⠀
  • The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter⠀
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander⠀
  • Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad⠀
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates⠀
  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo⠀
  • My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem