Books

On this page, we've collated a range of books that have influenced our thinking, encouraged conversation and have often affected our perspectives on diversity and intersectionality.

If you're looking for diverse reading suggestions for young adults and children then we'd recommend following @WiderReads

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A Fly Girl's Guide To University: Being a Woman of Colour at Cambridge and Other Institutions of Elitism and Power
Odelia Younge
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Afropean: Notes from Black Europe
Johnny Pitts
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Anti-Racist Science Teaching
Dawn Gill and Les Levidow
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Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century
Kehinde Andrews
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Biased
Jennifer Eberhart
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Black and British: A Forgotten History
David Olusoga
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Black Enough
Ibi Zoboi
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Black girls rock
Beverly Bond
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Black, Listed: Black British Culture Explored
Jeffrey Boakye
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Black Skin, White Masks
Frantz Fanon
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Brit(ish): On race, identity and belonging
Afua Hirsch
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The Colour of Madness
Samara Linton
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Dismantling Race in Higher Education
Jason Arday and Heidi Safia Mirza
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Diversify
June Sarpong
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Does My Head Look Big in This?
Randa Abdel-Fattah
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Elouqent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers her Superpower
Brittney Cooper
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Factories for Learning
Christy Kulz
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For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too
Christopher Emdin
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The Good Immigrant
Nikesh Shukla
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Halal If You Hear Me
Fatimah Ashgar and Safia Elhilllo
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Hold Tight: Black Masculinity, Millennials & the Meaning of Grime
Jeffrey Boakye
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How to be an antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi
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How We Fight White Supremacy
Akiba Solomon
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I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness
Austin Channing Brown
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It's Not About the Burqa
Mariam Khan
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"Kill The Black One First": A Memoir
Michael Fuller
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Mother country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
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Natives: Race and class in the ruins of the empire
Akala
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On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life
Sara Ahmed
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Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom
Lisa Delpit
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Queenie
Candice Carty-Williams
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Race, Education and Educational Leadership in England
Paul Miller and Christine Callender
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Skin Deep: Journeys in the Divisive Science of Race
Gavin Evans
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Slay in your lane: the black girl bible
Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené
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Souls of Black Folk
W E B DuBois
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So you want to talk about race
Ijeoma Oluo
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The Stopping Places: A Journey Through Gypsy Britain
Damian Le Bas
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This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto
Suketu Mehta
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Safe: On Black British Men Reclaiming Space
Derek Owusu
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Superior: The Return of Race Science
Angela Sani
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Teacher Training and the Education of Black Children
Uvanney Maylor
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Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
Bell Hooks
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Tell It Like It Is: How Our Schools Fail Black Children
Brian Richardson
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There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack: The Cultural Politics of Race and Nation
Paul Gilroy
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Thick and other stories
Tressie McMilan Cottom
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The things I would tell you
Sabrina Mahfouz
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The unexpected leader
Iesha Small
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We live for the we
Dani McClain
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We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity
Bell Hooks
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What If
Steve Robbins
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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
Robin DiAngelo
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White privilege: The myth of a post-racial society
Kalwant Bhopal
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White Rage
Carol Anderson
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Whiteness: An Introduction
Steve Garner
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Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
Beverly Daniel Tatum
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Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race
Renni Eddo-Lodge
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The Working Class: Poverty, education and alternative voices
Ian Gilbert (various)
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You Wouldn't Understand: White Teachers in Multiethnic Classrooms
Sarah Pearce
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