MnM Resources

 Multiracial and Multicultural Resources


Racism and Anti-Racism:  Analysis and Organizing


Alinsky, Saul.  Reveille for Radicals.  New York:  Vintage Books, 1989.


Alinsky, Saul.  Rules for Radicals; A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals.  New York:            Vintage Books, 1989.


Allen, Robert.  Reluctant Reformers:  Racism and Social Reform Movements in the        United States.  Washington, DC:  Howard University Press, 1983.


America’s Original Sin:  A Study Guide on White Racism.  Washington, DC:  Sojourners           Resource Center, 1992 Revised Edition


Barndt, Joseph.  Dismantling Racism:  The Continuing Challenge to White America.       Minneapolis:  Augsburg, 1991.


Bobo, Kimberley A., et al. Organizing for Social Change: A Manual for Activists in the 1990s.  Washington: Seven Locks Press, 1991.


Bell, Derrick.  Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism.  New York:           Basic Books, 1992.


Bell, Derrick.  Race, Racism, and American Law.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1973.


Carr, Leslie G.  “Color-blind” Racism.  Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 1997.


Chisom, Ronald and Michael Washington.  Undoing Racism: A Philosophy of International          Social Change.  The People’s Institute Press, 1997.


Derman-Sparks, Louise.  Anti-bias Curriculum: Tools for Empowering Young Children.


Derman-Sparks, Louise and Carol Brunson Phillips.  Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism.    New York: Teachers College Press, 1997.


Eberhardt, Jennifer and Susan T. Fiske, ed.  Confronting Racism: The Problem and the Response.  Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 1998.


Feagin, Joe R. and Hernán Vera.  White Racism: the Basics.  New York: Routledge, 1995.


Fredrickson, George.  The Arrogance of Race.  Wesleyan University Press, 1988


Gordon, Paul.  White Law: Racism in the Police, Courts, and Prisons.  London: Pluto    Press, 1983.


Hacker, Andrew.  Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal.  New York:

            Scribner’s, 1992.


Horsman, Reginald.  Race and Manifest Destiny: The Origins of American Racial Anglo-

            Saxonism.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981.


Jordan, Winthrop D.  The White Man’s Burden: Historical Origins of Racism in the United          States.  New York, Oxford University Press, 1974.


Katz, Judith H.  White Awareness: Handbook for Anti-Racism Training.  Norman:        University of Oklahoma Press, 1978.


Berger, Maurice.  White Lies: Race and the Myths of Whiteness.  New York: Farrar,    Straus, Giroux, 1999.


Bowser, Benjamin P. and Raymont G. Hunt, eds.  Impacts of Racism on White Americans.

                Newbury Park, California: Sage Publications, 1996.


Clark, Christine and James O’Donnell, eds.  Becoming and Unbecoming White: Owning            and Disowning a Racial Identity.  Westport: Bergin and Garvey, 1999.


Delgado, Richard and Jean Stefancic.  Critical White Studies: Looking Behind the          Mirror.  Temple, 1997.


Frankenberg, Ruth.  White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness.         University of Minnesota Press, 1993.


Ignatiev, Noel.  How the Irish Became White.  New York: Routledge, 1997.


Haney-Lopez, Ian F.  White by Law: The Legal Construction of Race.  New York        University Press, 1996.


Hill, Mike.  Whiteness: A Critical Reader.  New York University Press, 1997.


Segrest, Mab.  Memoir of a Race Traitor.  Boston: South End Press, 1994.


Lipsitz, George.  The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from          Identity Politics.  Temple, 1998.


Roediger, David.  The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American        Working Class.  London: Verson, 1991.






Biblical and Theological Titles


Beals, Ivan A.  Our Racist Legacy: Will the Church Resolve the Conflict.  Notre Dame:             Cross Cultural Publications, 1997.


Cone, James.  Black Theology and Black Power.  New York: Seabury, 1969.


Matsuoka, Fumitaka.  The Color of Faith.  Cleveland: United Church Press, 1998.


McKenzie, Steven L.  All God’s Children: A Biblical Critique of Racism.  Louisville,      Kentucky: Westminster John Knox, 1997.


Stroupe, Nibs and Inez Fleming.  While We Run This Race: Confronting the Power of   Racism in a Southern Church.  Maryknoll, New York: Orbis, 1995.


Tinker, George E.  Missionary Conquest: the Gospel and Native American Cultural       Genocide.  Minneapolis: Fortress, 1993.


Wink, Walter.  Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of            Domination. Minneapolis: fortress, 1992.



People of Color History: Reality and Resistance


Branch, Taylor. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63.  New York:   Simon and Schuster, 1988.


“Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years 1954-1965.” (Video series)


Loewen, James.  Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History            Textbook Got Wrong.  New York: Touchstone, 1996.


Takaki, Ronald.  A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America.  Boston: Little,            Brown, 1993.


African & African American

Franklin, John Hope.  From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans.  New           York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.


Harding, Vincent.  There is a River: The Black Struggle for Freedom in America.  New York: Vintage, 1983.


Washington, James M.  A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.  New York: Harper Collins, 1986.


X, Malcolm.  The Autobiography of Malcolm X.  New York: Grove Press, 1965.


Acuña, Rodolfo.  Occupied America: A History of Chicanos.  New York: Harper, 1988.


Native American (American Indian and Alaska Native

Brown, Dee.  Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American     West.  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971.


Deloria, Vine.  Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto.  University of   Oklahoma Press, 1988.


Jaimes, M. Annette, ed.  The State of Native America: Genocide, Colonization and       Resistance.  Boston: South End Press, 1992.


Smith, Paul Chaat and Robert Allen Warrior.  Like a Hurricane: The Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee.  New York: The New Press, 1996.


Asian American and Pacific Islander

Takaki, Ronald.  Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans.         Boston: Little, Brown, 1998.



Whiteness Studies


Allen, Theodore W.  The Invention of the White Race: Racial Oppression and Social     Control, Volume 1.  London: Verso, 1994.


Allen, Theodore W.  The Invention of the White Race: The Origins of Racial Oppression           in Anglo-America.  Volume 2.  London: Verso, 1994.


Kivel, Paul.  Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice.


Knowles, Louis L. and Kenneth Prewitt.  Institutional Racism in America.  Englewood   Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1969.


Kovel, Joel.  White Racism: A Psychohistory.  New York: Pantheon, 1970.


Kretzmann, John P.  Building Communities From the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding           and Mobilizing a Community’s Assets.  Chicago: ACTA Publications, 1993.


Matthias, Dody S.  Working for Life: Dismantling Racism.  Philadelphia: Huperetai, 1986.


Omi, Michael and Howard Winant.  Racial Formation in the United States from the       1960s to the 1980s.  New  York: Routledge, 1986.


Rothenberg, Paula.  Racism and Sexism: An Integrated Study.  New York: St. Martin’s             Press, 1988.


Schwartz, Barry N. and Robert Disch, ed.  White Racism : Its History, Pathology, and Practice.


Shearer, Jody M.  Enter the River: Healing Steps from White Privilege Toward Racial    Reconciliation.


Smedley, Audrey.  Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview.          Boulder: Westview Press, 1999.


Tatum, Beverly.  Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and       other conversations about race.  New York: Basic Books, 1997.


Terry, Robert.  For Whites Only.  Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988.


Wellman, David T.  Portraits of White Racism.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 1977.


West, Cornel.  Race Matters.  Beacon Press,1993.


Wilson, Carter.  Racism: From Slavery to Advanced Capitalism


Wright, W.D.  Racism Matters.  Westport: Praeger, 1998.


Zinn, Howard.  A People’s History of the United States: 1492-Present.  New York:      Harper, 1980.