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Black History Month Reading List

Reading List

Here are our Diversity Team's top picks for books to help you develop your understanding of the issues of racism and inequality in society and feel confident in having challenging conversations about tackling prejudice and inequality:

1. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
2. Brit(ish) by Afua Hirsch
3. The Good Immigrant, edited by Nikesh Shukla
4. Black and British by David Olusaga
5. Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala
6. Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad
7. Superior by Angela Saunu
8. How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X Kendi
9. White Fragility by Robin Diangelo
10. How to Argue With a Racist by Adam Rutherford
11. So you want to talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo
12. Don't Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri
13. I will not be erased by gal-dem
14. Staying Power: A History of Black People in Britain by Peter Fryer
15. Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis
16. Americanah: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Don't forget, you can also read the party's latest news and comment pieces from a diverse range of authors here: www.libdems.org.uk/adlib.

Films and TV programmes

Black and British: a forgotten history (BBC)
Black and Scottish (BBC)
Noughts + Crosses (BBC)
13th (Netflix)
The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson (Netflix)
When They See Us (Netflix)
Fruitvale Station (Netflix)

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