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Readings on Anti-Racism

Welcome to the Anti-Racism Readings Guide

The Readings on Anti-Racism Library Guide is a curated sampling of books in the Mount Holyoke Library collection that illuminate the complex issues and history of racism. If you would like to suggest titles to add to this guide, please feel free to send your suggestions to  

"To build a nation of equal opportunity for everyone, we need to dismantle this spurious legacy of our common upbringing. One of the best ways to do this is by reading books... "

- Ibram X. Kendi
Author, How to be an Antiracist

"You must also study and learn the lessons of history because humanity has been involved in this soul-wrenching, existential struggle for a very long time."
         - John Lewis, 1940 - 2020
          American politician and civil-rights leader
         Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation, New York Times, July 30, 2020

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