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Marvellous Grounds

by Jin Haritaworn, Ghaida Moussa & Syrus Marcus Ware

Toronto has long been a place that people of colour move to in order to join queer of colour communities. Yet the city’s rich history of activism by queer and trans people who are Black, Indigenous, or of...


Distorted Descent

by Darryl Leroux

Distorted Descent examines a social phenomenon that has taken off in the twenty-first century: otherwise white, French descendant settlers in Canada shifting into a self-defined “Indigenous” identity. This...


Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible

by Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinené

The long-awaited, inspirational guide to life for a generation of black British women inspired to make lemonade out of lemons, and find success in every area of their lives.

‘This book is a gift for anyone...


Race, Work, and Leadership

by Laura Morgan Roberts, Anthony J. Mayo & David A. Thomas

A timely collection of essays from top scholars and practitioners in leadership and race that documents, disseminates and inspires new research on the African-American experience in the workplace.

  • Codifies what...


When I Was White

by Sarah Valentine

The stunning and provocative coming-of-age memoir about Sarah Valentine's childhood as a white girl in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, and her discovery that her father was a black man.

At the age of 27, Sarah Valentine...


Narrow Fairways

by Patrick Inglis

India remains a country mired in poverty, with two-thirds of its 1.3 billion people living on little more than a few dollars a day. Just as telling, the country's informal working population numbers nearly 500...


The Racial Politics of Division

by Monika Gosin

The Racial Politics of Division deconstructs antagonistic discourses that circulated in local Miami media between African Americans, "white" Cubans, and "black" Cubans during the 1980 Mariel Boatlift and the...


Ain't I a Diva?

by Kevin Allred & Cheryl Clarke

  • Beyoncé is a major factor in feminism's rise in mainstream media during the last few years, and interested in anything Beyoncé-related remains high. Rather than a critical analysis of her work that risks...


Grace Will Lead Us Home

by Jennifer Berry Hawes

NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE * BARNES & NOBLE DISCOVER GREAT NEW WRITERS PICK * OPRAH MAGAZINE SUMMER 2019 READING LIST SELECTION

“A soul-shaking chronicle of the 2015 Charleston massacre and its aftermath...


Radical Medicine

by Esyllt Jones

Medicare was born in Saskatchewan, but its roots are global. Radical Medicine offers a thrilling new history that connects the history of socialized health care in Canada with the New Deal in the United States,...


BlackLife

by Rinaldo Walcott & Idil Abdillahi

What does it mean in the era of Black Lives Matter to continue to ignore and deny the violence that is the foundation of the Canadian nation state? BlackLife discloses the ongoing destruction of Black people...


Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being

by Amy Fung

In that moment, I felt closer to whiteness than not. I was completely complicit and didn’t think twice about entering a space that could cover their walls with images of contemporary Indigenous perspectives,...


The New Authoritarians

by David Renton

As far-right parties gain power and rise to prominence across the world, there is a hunger and need to understand where they came from, what they represent, and how they can be effectively opposed.

This book...


Standoff

by Jacqueline Keeler

Founder of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry and #NotYourMascot, Keeler is a well-known spokesperson on Native American identity and land issues and has been interviewed on MSNBC and BBC World.

Keeler is...


Luso-Tropicalism and Its Discontents

by Warwick Anderson, Ricardo Roque & Ricardo Ventura Santos

Modern perceptions of race across much of the Global South are indebted to the Brazilian social scientist Gilberto Freyre, who in works such as The Masters and the Slaves claimed that Portuguese colonialism...


Legacy

by Suzanne Methot

Exploring intergenerational trauma in Indigenous communities — and strategies for healing — with provocative prose and an empathetic approach

Indigenous peoples have shockingly higher rates of addiction,...


Justice Thomas Dissents

by Myron Magnet

When Clarence Thomas joined the Supreme Court in 1991, he found with dismay that it was interpreting a very different Constitution from the one the Framers had written—the one that had established a federal...


The Color of Life

by Cara Meredith & James Meredith

Cara Meredith grew up in a colorless world. From childhood, she didn't think issues of race had anything to do with her. A colorblind rhetoric had been stamped across her education, world view, and Christian theology....


Performing Indigeneity

by Morgan Ndlovu

Colonised subjects can play roles that sustain the power structure of coloniality. In this book, Morgan Ndlovu asks why people help support a system responsible for their own subjugation.

Morgan Ndlovu provides...


Womanish

by Kimberly McLarin

Womanish. (Opp. of “girlish,” i.e. frivolous, irresponsible, not serious.) A black feminist or feminist of color. From the black folk expression of mothers to female children, “you acting womanish,”...