Recommended Books

  • W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk
  • Glenn C. Loury, The Anatomy of Racial Inequality
  • Elizabeth Hilton, From the War on Poverty to War on Crime The Making of Mass Incarceration in America 
  • James Forman Jr., Locking Up Our Own Crime and Punishment in Black America
  • Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
  • Todd R. Clear, Imprisoning Communities How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse
  • Stanley Cohen, States of Denial Knowing about Atrocities and Suffering 
  • James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time
  • Bruce Western, Punishment and Inequality in America
  • Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres, The Miner’s Canary Enlisting Race Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy
  • Khalil Gibran Muhammad, The Condemnation of Blackness Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America
  • Dr. Cornel West, Race Matters
  • Dr. Angela Davis, The Meaning of Freedom: And Other Difficult Dialogues

Recommended Articles

  • A Superhumanization Bias in Whites’ Perceptions of Blacks
    • Adam Waytz, Kelly Marie Hoffman, and Sophie Trawalter
  • Legalize It All
    • Dan Baum
  • “The White Space”
    • Elijah Anderson
  • Why Police Kill Black Males with Impunity: Applying Public Health Critical Race Praxis (PHCRP) to Address the Determinants of Policing Behaviors and “Justifiable” Homicides in the USA
    • Keon L. Gilbert and Rashawn Ray
  • Report of The Sentencing Project to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance