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
Anti Racist Walk through from a Science based publication (Greater Good Magazine)
Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde (Pride month)
The Fire Next Time by James Bladwin (Pride month)
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
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), http://www.cnn.com/style/article/spatializing-blackness-art-architecture/index.html
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