Recommended Books

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Her Allies: A Practical Toolkit to Help Men Lead Through Advocacy Hira Ali "Her Allies" helps share how men can be included in the gender equality conversation about women in the workplace. In essence it’s about helping build an inclusive workplace.
White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son Tim Wise This book encourages the examination of white priviledge from an insider's perspective. It encourages a "serious personal interrogation of white privilege."
How to Be An Antiracist Ibram Kendi Combinging social commentary and memoir, Kendi's book discusses "concepts of racism and Kendi's proposals for anti-racist individual actions and systemic changes."
Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability Oppression and Empowerment James Charlton "...a theoretical overview of disability oppression that shows its similarities to, and differences from, racism, sexism, and colonialism."
Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally Emily Ladau An intersectional guide that offers all readers a welcoming place to understand disability as part of the human experience.
Trans Like Me CN Lester An look into themes of gender, authenticity, and society.
Decolonizing Solidarity: Dilemmas and Directions for Supporters of Indigenous Struggles Clare Land Land advocates for “public political action and critical self-reflection” as a way to build alliances and implement social change when it comes to being supportive of indigenous struggles.
The Diversity Gap: Where Good Intentions Meet True Cultural Change Bethaney Wilkinson A sweeping leadership framework to institute clear and intentional actions throughout your organization so that people of all racial backgrounds are empowered to lead, collaborate, and excel at work.
Deflective Whiteness: Co-Opting Black and Latinx Identity Politics (Race and Mediated Cultures) Hannah Noel Analyzing a wide-ranging collection of cultural objects—memes, oration, music, advertisements, and news coverage—Noel shows how White deflection sustains and reproduces structures of inequality and injustice.
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion Jonathan Haidt How moral judgments arise not from reason but from gut feelings. He shows why liberals, conservatives, and libertarians have such different intuitions about right and wrong, and he shows why each side is actually right about many of its central concerns.