Loyola University Chicago

Women's Studies and Gender Studies


This list of books centers around topics of anti-racism, institutional and historical racism, and voices of color.

  • “How to Be an Antiracist,” written and narrated by Ibram X. Kendi.

  • “White Fragility,” by Robin DiAngelo, narrated by Amy Landon.

  • “Me and White Supremacy,” written and narrated by Layla F. Saad.

  • “So You Want to Talk about Race,” by Ijeoma Oluo, narrated by Bahni Turpin.

  • “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You,” written by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, narrated by Reynolds.

  • “Between the World and Me,” written and narrated by Ta-Nehisi Coates

  • “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America,” by Ibram X. Kendi, narrated by Christopher Dontrell Piper.

  • “The New Jim Crow,” by Michelle Alexander, narrated by Karen Chilton.

  • “Hood Feminism,” written and narrated by Mikki Kendall.

  • “The End of Policing,” by Alex S. Vitale, narrated by Michael Butler Murray.

  • "From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation," by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.

  • "How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective," by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.

  • "Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power," by Simon Balto.

  • "Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color," by Andrea Ritchie.

    Book Stores


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