The Anti-Racist Cookbook: A Recipe Guide for Conversations About Race That Goes Beyond Cov- ered Dished and “Kum-Bah-Ya” Robin Parker and Pamela Smith Chambers, Crandall, Dostie & Douglas Books, 2005.
Very short, practical guide for dealing with typical issues that come up in dialogues about race and racism.
Black and White: Styles in Conflict
Thomas Kochman, University of Chicago Press, 1981
A bit outdated, but very helpful in understanding how cultural differences in communication styles can make it difficult for people of different races to understand one another clearly.
Fair Game: A Strategy Guide for Racial Justice Communications in the Obama Era
Makani Themba-Nixon, The Praxis Project, 2010.
Designed to help racial justice advocates navigate new political waters.
The Skin That We Speak: Thought on Language and Culture in the Classroom
Edited by Lisa Delpit, The New Press, 2002.
Addresses the role of language diversity in a multicultural approach to teaching. Challenges some of the most sacred assumptions of academia.