Fall 2021 READING


Our lists include historical, commentary, and fictionalized selections, classic and current. Check your local library, Amazon, and or ICRJ for copies. If you want to participate in an ICRJ Book Talk contact us.

Check out the following publications for special sections on race and culture

New York Times 


Race/RelatedNewsletter devoted to multi-cultural issues

National Geographic


Reckoning With The Past: A Century After the Tulsa Race Massacre - June 2021

The Race Issue - April 2018 


Christian Century


Acting Against Racism Conversation Guide

The Atlantic



Project about American History, Black life,  and the resilience of memory


Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community - Martin Luther King Jr.

The Soul of America: The Battle of Our Better Angels - Jon Meachum

Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Celebration of Black Prayer - The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Black Church: This is Our Story. This is Our Song - Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in World War I Era - Chad L. Williams

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper  Together - Heather McGee

The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison