Michael Bennett’s Recommended Reads

Michael Bennett’s Recommended Reads

The Bennett Foundation

With a little over a month to go until Michael Bennett and Dave Zirin’s book, Things That Make White People Uncomfortable, is released, we thought that it would be good to give you some suggestions to read in the mean time! After a visit with the Seattle Public Library, Michael picked out 15 books that he recommends. Here’s the list!

A People’s History of Sports in the United States by Dave Zirin

All Labor Has Dignity by Martin Luther King Jr.

Angela Davis: An Autobiography by Angela Davis

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Freedom Riders by Raymond Arsenault

From #blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

The John Carlos Story by John Carlos

More Than a Score by Jesse Hagopian

My People are Rising by Aaron Floyd

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

No is Not Enough by Naomi Klein

Runaway Slaves by John Hope Franklin

Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil by Lezley McSpadden

This Little Light of Mine by Kay Mills

Voices of a People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn


To view the list through the Seattle Public Library’s site, visit this link.

To pre-order Things That Make White People Uncomfortable, visit this link.