These books were recommended by Ibram X. Kendi, a professor and founding director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. This list originally appeared in a New York Times article published on May 29, 2019. This Library Guide was created to give easy access to the Pfau Library's holdings included in that list.
Kendi is the author of Stamped From the Beginning: the Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (3rd Floor E185.61 .K358 2016) and How to Be an Antiracist (Online).
The Poetry Foundation offers Hughes’ essay on their website.