20 Books to Read About White Privilege and Being Anti-Racist

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Black Americans are hurting right now, and the least we can do as allies is talk about it and educate ourselves. Instead of looking to Black people to educate us right now, give them the space to mourn and protest while we learn about our privilege, what it means, how to stand up, and how we can be better. Whether you think you are racist or not, being white comes with inherent privileges, and it’s our duty to understand, make light, and use those privileges to speak out. An incredibly easy and helpful way to educate (while supporting Black writers, as most of these are written by BIPOC!) yourself is the same-old way we learned in school: through books! We rounded up 20 books, both non-fiction and fiction, to read to learn more about white privilege, Black stories, and being anti-racist every day.

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