Some of what we are reading here at The Bridge PHL. Click on the covers for more information.
"The Color of Law" by Richard Rothstein.
"Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race" by Debbie Irving.
"A Burst of Light: and Other Essays" by Audre Lorde.
"Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" by Bryan Stevenson
"Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America" by Daniel R. Biddle & Murray Dubin.
"All American Boys" by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely.
"Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis" by Karsonya Wise Whitehead.
"The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison.
"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race" by Beverly Daniel Tatum.
"The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson.
"The Northside: African Americans and the Creation of Atlantic City" by Nelson Johnson.
"Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools" by Monique W. Morris.
"Growing Up in the Other Atlantic City: Wash's and the Northside" by Turiya S.A. Raheem.
"Sing, Unburied, Sing" by Jesmyn Ward.
"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to
Talk About Racism" by
"Heavy: An American Memoir"
by Kiese Laymon.
"What Truth Sounds Like: RFK, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America.
"How to Be Less Stupid About Race"by Crystal M. Fleming.
"Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority" by Tim Wise.
"Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century" by Nazera Sadiq Wright.
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.