Booklist for DE&I in Tech and Beyond (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)

Booklist for DE&I in Tech and Beyond (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)

Excellent books exist about technology's spiral into homogeneity as well as other areas of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The growing number of authors' voices in this arena are invaluable. Many reflect the lived experiences of those negatively impacted by industry deficits while others provide broader insights.

The following list, references in Code School Book, is a dynamic list of titles regarding the topics of race and inclusion that we've found helpful and educational.

Accessibility for EveryoneKalbag, Laura
Beyond the Gender Binary]Vaid-Menon, Alok
Blind Spot: Hidden Biases of Good People
Banaji , Mahzarin R. & Greenwald, Anthony G.
Cross Cultural DesignAkpem , Senongo
Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen SuggestionsAdichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
Eloquent RageBrittney Cooper
Freedom is a Constant StruggleDavis, Angela Y.
Good and MadTraister, Rebecca
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space RaceShetterly, Margot Lee
How to be an AntiracistKendi, Ibram X.
I am MalalaYousafzai, Malala
I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for WhitenessBrown, Austin Channing
Inclusions: Diversity, The New Workplace & the Will to ChangeBrown, Jennifer
Men Explain Things to MeSolnit, Rebecca
More Than EnoughWelteroth, Elaine
My Life on the RoadSteinem, Gloria
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader GinsburgCarmen, Irin & Knizhnik, Shana
Queer: A Graphic HistoryBarker, Meg-John
Racism Without RacistsBonilla-Silva, Eduardo
Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting ChangePao, Ellen
Shrill: Notes from a Loud WomanWest, Lindy
So You Want to Talk About RaceOluo, Ijeoma
Teaching to TransgressHooks, Bell
Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms and Other Threats of Toxic TechWachter-Boettcher, Sara
Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in 40 QuestionsLuiselli, Valeria
The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau BellBell, W. Kamau
The Hate You GiveThomas, Angie
The Madame Curie ComplexDes Jardins, Julie
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly WomanPetersen, Anne Helen
We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico One Meal at a TimeAndres, Jose
We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and ResegregationChang, Jeff
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter MemoirKhan-Cullors, Patrisse
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About RaceEddo-Lodge, Reni
Why Not Me?Kaling, Mindy
Women, Race & ClassDavis, Angela Y.
Words of Fire: An Anthology of African American Feminist ThoughtGuy-Sheftall, Beverly
You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to ExplainRobinson, Phoebe

Our goal is to help those transitioning into tech. To provide a richer perspective and make it easier for people from all backgrounds to immerse themselves in deeper communities, we have compiled a few more lists:

Diverse Affinity Groups in Tech
From Code School to Tech Career
Top Twitter Accounts for Diversity in Tech
From Code School to Tech Career