The Black Lives Matter movement exploded through cities last summer, challenging age-old beliefs and closeted racism, prompting many white professionals to dig deep into their psyches. In what may one day be called a ‘great awakening’ in the history books, the momentum behind anti-racism values is only speeding up, providing a runway for those who want to be better citizens of the planet. In addition to having difficult conversations with family and friends who may not realize their words and actions are discriminatory, an effective way to battle inequality internally is to read poignant, powerful books from Black authors.
We asked two Black female executives about their top reads to explore topics of race and get inspired by the wisdom and talent of Black authors. Here, they shared their selections:
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