The Anti-Racist Book Club

The Anti-racist Book Club is a FREE online book club that meets on the last Tuesday of every month (except July and August) to explore an anti-racist text.  The chosen books until Easter 2024 are below.  There is also the back catalogue of the texts we’ve discussed since the book club started in 2018.

To join please Contact Us and we will add you send you the link to the online room and add you to our mailing list.

Calendar of the Anti-racist Book Club

All meetings are online and start at 19h30 UK time (GMT or BST).  Please Contact Us if you want to join.  All the books we have chosen are also available as audio books on Audible and the links are included to the Amazon book shop.

26 September 2023 – We will be exploring Cat White’s This Thread of Gold: A Celebration of Black Womanhood (incl. Audible) and we have invited the author to introduce her own work at the book club!

31 October 2023 – We will be exploring Living While Black: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Racial Trauma (inl. Audible) by Guilaine Kinouani

28 November 2023 – We have chosen to do something a bit different and discuss a short film instead of a text!  We will be discussing the film ‘Deconstructing Karen‘ which you can buy or rent on  ITUNES or VIMEO (we would suggest renting it). 

19 December 2023 (a week earlier than usual) – We have chosen a short, but important, book by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, We Should All Be Feminists (incl. Audible).  This book is based on her inspiring TedX talk which you can watch here.

30 January 2024 – We will be exploring award-winning journalist Gary Younge’s new book Dispatches from the Diaspora: From Nelson Mandela to Black Lives Matter (inl. Audible) and Gary has accepted our invitation to join us for the discussion!

27 February 2024 – We all love bell hooks, and have read some of her books before as a book club.  This month we’ll be discussing her groundbreaking book Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism (incl. Audible).

26 March 2024 – We will be discussing an anthology that explores vulnerability and shame resilience, edited by Tarana Burke and Brene Brown: You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience and the Black Experience: An Anthology (incl. Audible)