Anti-Oppressive & Anti-Racist MSW Resource List




  • Banaji, M. R., & Greenwald, A. G. (2016). Blindspot: hidden biases of good people. Bantam.
  • Brown, A. M. (2019). Pleasure activism: the politics of feeling good. AK Press.
  • Dernoot, L. L. van, Burk, C., & Conte, J. R. (2009). Trauma stewardship: an everyday guide to caring for self while caring for others. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
  • Eberhardt, P. D. J. L. (2019). Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do. Viking Press.
  • Hardy, K. V., & Bobes, T. (2017). Promoting cultural sensitivity in supervision: a manual for practitioners. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Hooks, Bell. (1993). Sisters of the yam: Black women and self-recovery. Boston, MA: South End Press.
  • Kaba, M., & Murakawa, N. (2021). We do this 'til we free us: abolitionist organizing and transforming justice. Haymarket Books.
  • Kendall, M. (2020). Hood feminism: notes from the women that a movement forgot. Viking.
  • Kendi, I. X. (2017). Stamped from the beginning: the definitive history of racist ideas in America. Bold Type Books.
  • Love, B. (2020). We Want To Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and The Pursuit of Educational Freedom. Beacon.
  • McGhee, H. (2021). The sum of us: what racism costs everyone and how we can prosper together. One World.
  • Piepzna-Samarasinha, L. L. (2020). Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement. AK Press.
  • Rowe, S. W., & Rah, S.-C. (2020). Healing racial trauma: the road to resilience. IVP.
  • Saad, L. F. (2020). Me and white supremacy: combat racism, change the world, and become a good ancestor. Sourcebooks.


  • Allen, B. J. (2020, June 15). Race and Equity in Child and Family Serving Systems [Video File]. CEBC.
  • Seale, C. & Karcher, K. (2020, June 8). No More Silence: Tools for White People Who Want to Actively Fight Racism [Video File]. TEMPO.
  • Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ). [2020, June 9]. Showing Up For Racial Justice: White People's Work to End Racism [Video File]. Facebook.
  • SWCARES. (2020, June 30). Social Work So White With Rachel Cargle [Video File]. Youtube.