For Your Further Education (FYFE)




The Lens of Systemic Oppression – National Equity Project

Report Updates Landmark 1968 Racism Study – NPR

Letter from Birmingham Jail – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Conversation with Black Women on Race

From the web:

Uncomfortable Conversations with A Black Man

The Danger of a Single Story

Jenna Arnold’s Resources: Books and People to Follow

Free Copies of Black Revolutionary Texts

100 Resources to Educate Yourself on Black Oppression, Injustice, and Everyday Experiences

A Black Feminist Book List

National Resource List #GeorgeFloyd

The Black History Month Library

Instagram’s Act for Racial Justice

Rooted in Rights: Black Lives Matter


Black Feminist Texts

  • The Invention of Women by Oyèrónkẹ́ Oyěwùmí
  • Black on Both Sides by C. Riley Snorton
  • Becoming Human by Zakiyyah Iman Jackson
  • aint i a woman by bell hooks
  • Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper
  • Thick by Tressie McMillan Cottom
  • How We Get Free edited by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
  • Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall
  • Sisters of the Yam by bell hooks
  • Killing the Black Body by Dorothy Roberts
  • Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
  • This Will Be My Undoing by Morgan Jenkins
  • We live for the We: The Political Power of Motherhood by Dani McClain
  • Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
  • Words of Fire edited by Beverly Guy-Sheftall
  • Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper
  • Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
  • Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis
  • This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe Moraga

Black Queerness

  • Sweet Tea by E. Patrick Johnson
  • Honeypot by  E. Patrick Johnson
  • No Ashes in the Fire by Darnell Moor
  • Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin
  • Black on Both Sides by C. Riley Norton
  • A Queer History of the United States by Michael Bronski
  • Warped: Gay Normality and Queer Anti-Capitalism by Peter Drucker
  • Redefining Realness by Janet Mock

Blackness and Race in Education

  • #Blackout: REAL Issues and REAL Solutions to REAL Challenges Facing Black Student Affairs Professionals
  • Against the Dark: Antiblackness in Education Policy and Discourse
  • Black Women in the Ivory Tower by Stephanie Evans

Experiencing Blackness

  • Between the World & Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Linden Hills by Gloria Naylor
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • Autobiography of Malcolm X as told by Alex Haley
  • Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
  • Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward
  • The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston