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Joseph, Frederick

Summary: Frederick Joseph call up race-related anecdotes from his past, explaining why they were hurtful and how he might handle things now. Each chapter features the voice of at least one artist or activist, including Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give; April Reign, creator of #OscarsSoWhite; Jemele Hill, sports journalist and podcast host; and eleven others. Touching on everything from cultural...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 JOS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 JOS

Ricketts, Rachel

Summary: "Thought leader, racial justice educator, and sought-after spiritual activist Rachel Ricketts offers mindful and practical steps for all humans to dismantle white supremacy on a personal and collective level. Includes culturally informed, secular spiritual exercises, such as guided meditations, transformative breathwork, and journaling prompts"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 RIC

Jewell, Tiffany

Summary: This book is written for the young person who doesn't know how to speak up to the racist adults in their life. For the 14 year old who sees injustice at school and isn't able to understand the role racism plays in separating them from their friends. For the kid who spends years trying to fit into the dominant culture and loses themselves for a little while. It's for all of the Black and Brown...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 JEW
3 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 JEW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J305.8 JEW

Acho, Emmanuel

Summary: "For awkward questions white and non-black parents don't know how to answer, this is an essential guide to help support communication on how to dismantle racism amongst the youngest generation"--OCLC.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.8 ACH

Summary: "From ongoing reports of police brutality to the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has had on Black Americans, 2020 brought a renewed awareness to the deep-rootedness of racism and white supremacy in every facet of American life. Edited by Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, The Black Agenda is the first book of its kind-a bold and urgent move towards social justice through a profound collection of essays...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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Laughlin, Kara L.

Summary: "This book examines the activism involved in the ongoing fight for racial justice in the United States. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary, a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index"--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 LAU

Tisby, Jemar

Summary: "Racism and social justice are important topics kids are dealing with today. In this adaptation of How to Fight Racism for young readers ages 8-12, Dr. Jemar Tisby helps kids understand how everyday prejudice affects them and what they can do to create social change. Inside, he explains the history of racism in America and why it is so prevalent, as well as uses Christian principles to provide...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 TIS

Kendi, Ibram X.

Summary: ""The only way to undo racism is to consistently identify and describe it -- and then dismantle it." Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America -- but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. In How to Be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 KEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 KEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.80 KEN

Hogan, Kristen

Summary: "From the 1970s through the 1990s more than one hundred feminist bookstores built a transnational network that helped shape some of feminism's most complex conversations. Kristen Hogan traces the feminist bookstore movement's rise and eventual fall, restoring its radical work to public feminist memory. The bookwomen at the heart of this story-mostly lesbians and including women of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381 HOG

Fleming, Crystal Marie

Summary: "An overview of the roots and legacies of racial bias and white supremacy in the United States."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 FLE

Acho, Emmanuel

Summary: "In Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man, Acho takes on all the questions, large and small, insensitive and taboo, many white Americans are afraid to ask--yet which all Americans need the answers to, now more than ever. With the same open-hearted generosity that has made his video series a phenomenon, Acho explains the vital core of such fraught concepts as white privilege, cultural...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 ACH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.800973 ACH

Lemon, Don

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "The host of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon is more popular than ever. As America's only Black prime-time anchor, Lemon and his daily monologues on racism and antiracism, on the failures of the Trump administration and of so many of our leaders, and on America's systemic flaws speak for his millions of fans. Now, in an urgent, deeply personal, riveting plea, he shows us all how deep our problems...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 LEM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 LEM

Acho, Emmanuel

Summary: "In Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man, Acho takes on all the questions, large and small, insensitive and taboo, many white Americans are afraid to ask, yet which all Americans need the answers to, now more than ever. With the same open-hearted generosity that has made his video series a phenomenon, Acho explains the vital core of such fraught concepts as white privilege, cultural...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.8 ACH

Kendi, Ibram X.

Summary: "The tragedies and reckonings around racism that have rocked the country have created a specific crisis for parents and other caregivers: how do we talk to our children about it? How do we guide our children to avoid repeating our racist history? While wework to dismantle racist behaviors in ourselves and the world around us, how do we raise our children to be antiracists? After he wrote the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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McWhorter, John H.

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Summary: "Acclaimed linguist and award-winning writer John McWhorter argues that an illiberal neoracism, disguised as antiracism, is hurting Black communities and weakening the American social fabric. Americans of good will on both the left and the right are secretly asking themselves the same question: how has the conversation on race in America gone so crazy? We're told read books and listen to music...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2021

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Baxley, Traci

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Summary: "A guide to raising anti-racist and socially conscious children"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave 2021

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Summary: Interweaving lecture, personal anecdotes, interviews, and shocking revelations, lawyer Jeffery Robinson draws a stark timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States, from slavery to the modern myth of a post-racial America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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