Resources on Allyship

On this page you will find resources on Allyship. If you have additional resources that you would like to submit for consideration for this page please email [email protected].

Allyship Opportunities for White People
Books on How To Be An Ally
  • Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools, 2nd Edition (2015) Glenn Singleton
  • Race Amity: A Primer on America’s Other Tradition, Natl Center for Race Amity
  • White Privilege: Essential Readings on the Other Side of Racism, Paula Rothenberg
  • Woke Church: An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice, Eric Mason
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, Robin DiAngelo
  • On the Other Side of Freedom by DeRay Mckesson
  • Privilege: Power and Difference, Allan Johnson
  • Privilege: A Reader, Michael Kimmel & Abby Ferber
  • Raising Race Questions, Ali Michael
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander
  • Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson
  • America’s Original Sin: America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America, Jim Wallis
  • Slavery By Another Name, Douglas Blackmon
  • When Affirmative Action Was White, Ira Katznelson
  • So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo
  • The Color of Law: The Forgotten Story of How Government Segregated America, Richard Rothstein
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi
  • How to be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  • White Awake: An Honest Look at What it Means to be White, Daniel Hill
  • Empire of Cotton: A Global History, Sven Beckert
  • Slavery’s Capitalism: A New History of American Economic Development, Sven Beckert and Seth Rockman
  • The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, Calvin Schermerhorn
  • The History of White People, Nell Irvin Painter
  • Excerpt from Privilege, Power and Difference
  • A Freedom Bought With Blood