Some of what we are reading here at The Bridge PHL. Click on the covers for more information.
"The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson.
"Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools" by Monique W. Morris.
"A Burst of Light: and Other Essays" by Audre Lorde.
"Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" by Bryan Stevenson
"Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis" by Karsonya Wise Whitehead.
"The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison.
"Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower" by Brittney C. Cooper.
"What Truth Sounds Like: RFK, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America.
"Sing, Unburied, Sing" by Jesmyn Ward.
"Heavy: An American Memoir"
by Kiese Laymon.
"Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets".
"The Northside: African Americans and the Creation of Atlantic City" by Nelson Johnson.
"Towards Humanity: Shifting the Culture of Anti-Racism Organizing" by Tawana Petty.
"Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race" by Reni Eddo-Lodge.
"I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness" by Austin Channing Brown.
"Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century" by Nazera Sadiq Wright.
"Growing Up in the Other Atlantic City: Wash's and the Northside" by Turiya S.A. Raheem.
"All American Boys" by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely.
"Gentrifier" by John Joe Schlictman, Jason Patch, and Marc Lamont Hill.
"Writing Beyond Race: Living Theory and Practice" by bell hooks.
"So You Want to Talk About Race," by Ijeoma Oluo.
"Girls Burn Brighter" by Shobha Rao.
"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to
Talk About Racism" by
"The Color of Law" by Richard Rothstein.
"Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America" by Daniel R. Biddle & Murray Dubin.
"Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority" by Tim Wise.
"How to Be Less Stupid About Race"by Crystal M. Fleming.
"Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race" by Debbie Irving.
The Bridge PHL strives to foster healing connections between our rich and diverse communities by encouraging openness and dialogue about perspectives on racial prejudice, privilege, inclusion, intersectionality and bias.