Here are two books we are currently buying and reading. Both of these books have been written by black authors and are speaking directly to the reality of anti-black issues and that it's not enough to bf. For a more extensive reading list, check out
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad
Me and White Supremacy teaches readers how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of colour, and in turn, help other white people do better, too. We are running a by-donation Virtual Book Club on Sunday 5 July to discuss, reflect and get into action with what we've learnt from this book.
How to Be An Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi
Historian Ibram Kendi reorients the discussion of racism to focus on the act of fighting against it; it's not enough to be a passive opponent.
10 Habits of Someone Who Doesn't Know they're Anti-Black
"You're probably anti-black. Take a moment to breathe through that. To let it sink in. To let the fear and defensiveness subside. Now, read on."