The following books have been recommended by many people in the journey to better understanding anti-racism work.
We've tried to link through to bookshops owned by people of colour, and where we haven't been able to find the books in these shops, we've linked to hive.co.uk, which supports local and independant bookstores.
 

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

by Reni Eddo Lodge

 



The New Jim Crow

by Michelle Alexander



This Book is Anti-Racist

by Tiffany Jewell


 

How To Be an Antiracist

by Ibram X. Kendi

 



So You Want To Talk About Race

by Ijeoma Oluo

Me and White Supremacy

by Layla F Saad



Women, Race & Class

by Angela Y. Davis

 


Notes of a Native Son

by James Baldwin



Why Are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria

by Beverly Daniel Tatum



Sister Outsider

by Audre Lorde

 


 

Natives

by Akala


 

White Rage

by Carol Anderson


 

White Fragility

by Robin DiAngelo

 



 

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves

by Glory Edim


 

We Were 8 Years in Power

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

 

Black and British: A Forgotten History

by David Olusoga

 


 

Girl, Woman, Other

by Bernadine Evaristo


 

The Heart of the Race: Black Women’s Lives in Britain

by Beverly Bryan, Stella Dadzie, & Suzanne Scafe, Lola Okolosie

 


 

The Good Immigrant

Edited by Nikesh Shukla

 


 

I Will Not Be Erased

by gal-dem

 


 

Brit(ish)

by Afua Hirsch