16. 'So You Want to Talk about Race' By Ijeoma Oluo
Although some people — white people especially — still have a problem talking about race, it's a discussion that needs to be had — especially now. Oluo examines the Black Lives Matter movement, privilege, the endless police brutality on the Black community, and what it means to be a Black person in America today. Sure, things might get uncomfortable for some readers, but that's the point.