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Concord-Carlisle High School Learning Commons

Nonfiction: History

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.


The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

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


When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson


The Color of Law, by Richard Rothstein


Sweet Land of Liberty, by Thomas. J. Sugrue


The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson