Over the last few days, people all over the world have taken to the streets to amplify their voices, condemnation of police brutality, and demands for racism to end. While the outpour of grief and outrage are louder on the other side of the world, that does not mean multicultural cities like Singapore aren't guilty of pressing issues such as racism, xenophobia, and inequality.
Reading about these issues will not be a comfortable experience, but it will shine a light on the injustices and unfairness faced in Singapore, giving you a new perspective. It might even show you how you can actively become a better ally. Whether you’re an activist or just someone who cares, we hope that these books will connect you to new ideas and ways of seeing. We've rounded up 10 books about Singapore by Singaporeans as a starting point for those looking to educate themselves. After all, knowledge is power.