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We kindly request that you consider where you are purchasing books from. While some larger sellers may make this easier you may be contributing to the unjust treatment of BIPOC by supporting these corporations. We are providing a list of some booksellers to consider below:

Where to buy books (that aren’t Amazon) from @covidgoodnews

How To Be An Antiracist — Ibram X. Kendi

Anti Racist Walk through from a Science based publication (Greater Good Magazine)

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

Locking up our Own by James Foreman Jr

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

So you want to talk about race by Ijeoma Oluo

You Matter by Christian Robinson

Saturday by Oge Mora

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde (Pride month)

The Fire Next Time by James Bladwin (Pride month)


Code Switch NPR
Yo, Is This Racist? With Andrew Ti and Tawny Newsome

Public Address on Revolution by Rachel Elizabeth Cargle








13th by Ava DuVernay
Time: The Kalief Browder Story
Explained: The Racial Wealth Gap (series)
When They See Us by Ava DuVernay
Who Killed Malcom X?
The Innocence Files
Dear White People


The Hate U Give

Kids, Family Education

Oakland Public Library Resource Guide for Kids of All Ages

Diverse Book Finder

Design + Architecture Resources

Wilkins, Craig. Aesthetics of Equity: Notes on Race, Space, Architecture, and Music

Gooden, Mario. Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity

Curry, Milton, “Spatializing Blackness” CNN: Definitive Design (8 December 2017),

Davis, Charles. Building Character: The Racial Politics of Modern Architectural Style, 1860-1945. University of Pittsburgh, 2019.

Fields, Darell Wayne. Architecture in Black. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2000.

hooks, bell, “Black Vernacular: Architecture as Cultural Practice,” in hooks, Art on My Mind: Visual Politics. New York: W.W. Norton, 1995, 145-151.

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein (evaluates the systemic racism and racially restrictive covenants in the planning process and the built environment)

The City of Quartz by Mike Davis, “The Hammer and Rock”, 267-316 (War on Drugs Policy and Policing in Los Angeles that informed the 1992 Rodney King Civil Unrest)

Deloris sign up to offer pro-bono services to BIPOC owned businesses

Black Space

Black in Design

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