The more we know, the more we can engage in meaningful dialogue about how to make change happen. To build an equitable, sustainable, and prosperous America, we need to demand change — not only from our government, but from ourselves and those around us. We’ve collected these resources from various sources and want to share with you.

Please email info@tomsteyer.com if you have additional resources to recommend — we’d love to hear from you!

Books:

  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  • A Terrible Thing To Waste: Environmental Racism And Its Assault On The American Mind by Harriet A. Washington
  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
  • Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Davis
  • So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Biased by Jennifer L. Eberhardt
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • Blackballed: The Black Vote and U.S. Democracy by Darryl Pinckney
  • Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? by Bill McKibben
  • Storming the Wall by Todd Miller
  • No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg
  • Merchants of Doubt by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway

Articles:

Documentaries:

  • I Am Not Your Negro — the work of American writer and activist James Baldwin
  • 13th — inequality in the criminal justice system
  • Whose Streets? — Ferguson in the wake of the Michael Brown Shooting
  • Teach Us All — how school segregation is still pervasive in the modern day