Anti-racism books available without holds

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As a public library, Anythink is committed to racial equity and providing a space where everyone is welcome. As an organization, we believe in inclusion and diversity. Because of this, it's important that our collections represent the diverse community that we serve. 

Below, you'll find a list of anti-racism titles curated by Anythink's Collection Development team. A number of formats are available, including ebook, audiobook and print. Titles with asterisks are available for instant checkout – without holds or waits – using Anythink's stream and download services. 

Anti-racism titles

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi – Available in print, ebook and audiobook

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo – Available in print, ebook and audiobook

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo – Available in print, ebook and *audiobook 

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad – Available in print and ebook

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown – Available in print

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson – Available in print

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman Jr. – Available in print

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of  Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi – Available in print and *audiobook 

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander – Available in print and *ebook

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein – Available in print

The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson – Available in print, ebook and *audiobook

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele – Available in *audiobook

How to Be Less Stupid About Race by Crystal M. Fleming – Available in print and ebook

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge – Available in print and ebook