Social Justice is a hot topic (whenever has it not been?) these days, and we thought we would showcase a few of our most popular titles. Some of these books and authors are new, while others have been around for quite awhile. Either way, all have excellent reputations and make for worthwhile reading.
The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.
For twenty-five years, Debby Irving sensed inexplicable racial tensions in her personal and professional relationships. As a colleague and neighbor, she worried about offending people she dearly wanted to befriend. As an arts administrator, she didn't understand why her diversity efforts lacked traction.
"This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book. Essential." --Marlon James
“The most important book for me this year.” -Emma Watson
In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America$16.00ISBN: 9781849352604Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: AK Press - April 18th, 2017
Inspired by Octavia Butler's explorations of our human relationship to change, Emergent Strategy is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help designed to shape the futures we want to live. Change is constant. The world is in a continual state of flux. It is a stream of ever-mutating, emergent patterns.$25.99ISBN: 9781728209807Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sourcebooks - January 28th, 2020
The New York Times and USA Today bestseller
"Layla Saad is one of the most important and valuable teachers we have right now on the subject of white supremacy and racial injustice."--New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert$27.00ISBN: 9780525509288Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: One World - August 13th, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.$17.95ISBN: 9781942094470Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Central Recovery Press - September 19th, 2017
In this groundbreaking book, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology.$19.95ISBN: 9781892005281Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: PuddleDancer Press - September 1st, 20152,000,000 COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE • TRANSLATED IN MORE THAN 35 LANGUAGES
What is Violent Communication?
If “violent” means acting in ways that result in hurt or harm, then much of how we communicate—judging others, bullying, having racial bias, blaming, finger pointing, discriminating, speaking without listening$18.00ISBN: 9780143118442Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - November 2nd, 2010
The 10th-anniversary edition of the New York Times business bestseller-now updated with "Answers to Ten Questions People Ask"