Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi (Also available for free on Spotify 2 hours 26 minutes)
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and you by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. This is a young adult adaptation of the fuller treatment by Kendi. Powerful.
by Michelle Alexander
The Souls of Black Folk, by W.E.B. DuBois
Black Reconstruction in America, W.E.B. DuBois
The Stony Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow, by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
The Counter-Revolution of 1776, by Gerald Horne
The Color of Law, by Richard Rothstein
Sweet Land of Liberty, by Thomas. J. Sugrue
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson