Book Club Discussion Guides

Updated: Jul 6

If you would like to conduct your own book club discussion, please consider reviewing and/or customizing the following files and resources.


"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?"

by Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD.

ActionHoCo-Book-Club-July-2020
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"How to Be an Antiracist"

by Ibram X. Kendi

ActionHoCo-Book-Club-August-2020
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"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism"

by Robin DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson

ActionHoCo-Book-Club-September-2020
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"Between the World and Me"

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

ActionHoCo-Book-Club-October-2020
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"So You Want to Talk About Race"

by Ijeoma Oluo

ActionHoCo-Book-Club-November-2020
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"Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor"

by Layla Saad and Robin DiAngelo

ActionHoCo-Book-Club-December-2020
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"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America"

by Ibram X. Kendi

ActionHoCo-Book-Club-January-2021
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"Americanah"

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

ActionHoCo-Book-Club-February-2021
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"The New Jim Crow"

by Michelle Alexander

ActionHoCo-Book-Club-March-2021
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  • "13th"Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay's examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America. https://youtu.be/krfcq5pF8u8

  • "COVID-19 and Prison Reform with Michelle Alexander," Union Theological Society, June 25, 2020, https://youtu.be/EOgQMkYpQD4

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"White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide"

by Dr. Carol Anderson

ActionHoCo-Book-Club-April-2021
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