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Recommended Reading for Diversity

A one-stop reading list for broadening our understanding of diversity and inclusivity!

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Vital Titles

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge

‘Every voice raised against racism chips away at its power. We can’t afford to stay silent. This book is an attempt to speak.’

The book that sparked a national conversation. Exploring everything from eradicated black history to the inextricable link between class and race, Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to understand race relations in Britain today.

Slay In Your Lane‘A comprehensive, inspirational tool book that gives voice to the next generation of young black British women’ Vogue

This honest and provocative book recognises and celebrates the strides black women have already made, while providing practical advice for those who want to do the same and forge a better, visible future.

Illustrated with stories from best friends Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke’s own lives, and using interviews with dozens of the most successful black women in Britain, Slay In Your Lane is essential reading for a generation of black women inspired to find success in every area of their lives.

‘An indispensable resource for white people who want to challenge white supremacy but don’t know where to begin’ Robin DiAngelo, author of New York Times bestseller WHITE FRAGILITY

Me and White Supremacy shows 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.

Cover art for The Good ImmigrantThe Good Immigrant is a lively and vital intervention into the British cultural conversation around race. Instead of statistics and dogma we find real human experience and impassioned argument – and it’s funny and moving, too. A must read!” (Zadie Smith)

Me and White Supremacy shows 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.

Curated Reading Lists

Evening Standard’s Anti Racism reading list

Vogue’s Essential Anti-Racist reading list