Michael Bennett’s Recommended Reads
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.