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Ahmed, Samira

Summary: After discovering the body of fourteen-year-old Jawad Ali in Jackson Park, seventeen-year-old journalism student Safiya Mirza begins investigating his murder and ends up confronting white supremacy in her own high school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Deaver, Jeffery

Summary: "In the wilderness of Washington State, expert tracker Colter Shaw has located two young men accused of a terrible hate crime. But when his pursuit takes a shocking and tragic turn, Shaw becomes desperate to discover what went so horribly wrong and if he is to blame. Shaw's search for answers leads him to a shadowy organization that bills itself as a grief support group. But is it truly it a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEA

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC DEA

Tyson, Timothy B.

Summary: "The event that launched the civil rights movement--the 1955 lynching of young Emmett Till--now reexamined by an award-winning author with access to never-before-heard accounts from those involved as well as recently recovered court transcripts from the trial,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 TYS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1 TYS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1 Tyson 2017

Hitchcock, Shannon

Summary: Twelve-year-old Noura and her family, fleeing war in Syria, have been granted asylum in the United States, but they arrive in Florida to the chaos of the president's Muslim ban; twelve-year-old Jordyn is a member of the Christian church that is sponsoringthe Alwan family, and Noura's student ambassador in middle school; their inevitable culture clash is made far worse by the wave of hate crimes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HIT

Kelkar, Supriya

Summary: When a racist incident rocks her small Michigan town, eleven-year-old Lekha must decide whether to speak up or stay silent, even as she struggles to navigate her life at home, where she can be herself, and at school, where she is teased about her culture.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KEL

Summary: "What begins as a hopeful journey to seek a better life becomes a harrowing and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante chases a group of unarmed men and women through the treacherous U.S.-Mexican border. In the harsh, unforgiving desert terrain, the odds are stacked firmly against them as they continuously discover there's nowhere to hide from the unrelenting,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DES

Summary: Looks at the legacy of the case of Vincent Chin, a young Chinese American man who was attacked and killed at his bachelor's party at a suburban Detroit bar by current and former autoworkers who were unhappy with competition from Japanese auto manufacturers. The case attracted wide attention after Chin's attackers struck a plea bargain and were sentenced to three thousand dollars in fines and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Asian Pacific Americans for Progress 2013

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC VIN

Marcovitz, Hal

Summary: Crimes committed against people because of their race, ethnicity, or religion have become common in the United States and other countriesin 2016, the FBI said more than six thousand such crimes were committed in America. Hate crimes can range from small acts of vandalism to horrific mass shootings, such as the 2015 murders of nine African Americans attending church services in Charleston, South...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364 MAR

Grippando, James

Summary: "When the body of Jamal Cousin, president of the preeminent black fraternity at Florida's flagship university, is discovered hogtied in the stygian swamps of the Suwannee River, his death sets off a firestorm. And when a fellow student, Mark Towson, the president of a prominent white fraternity, is accused of the crime, the fire threatens to rage out of control. Contending with rising political...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: "In 2008, eighth-grader Brandon McInerney shot classmate Larry King at point blank range. Unraveling this tragedy from point of impact, the film reveals the heartbreaking circumstances that led to the shocking crime as well as the aftermath"--Movie Web site.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shapeshifter 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC VAL

Summary: National headlines blazed the story: Churchgoers Gunned Down During Prayer Service in Charleston. South Carolina. After a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, nine African Americans lay dead, leaving their families and the nation to grapple with this senseless act of terror. Featuring intimate interviews with survivors and family members. From...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EMA

Summary: Authors David M. Chalmers (Hooded Americanism) and Wyn Craig Wade (The Fiery Cross) trace the history of the Klan from its birth in 1866 to the present.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV KU

Callender, Kacen

Summary: "In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CAL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CAL

Summary: Revisits the much-publicized case of Matthew Shepard, the young man tortured and killed in 1998 in Laramie, Wyoming for being gay. Family and friends recount Shepard's life and the circumstances surrounding his murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAT

Elhillo, Safia

Summary: "Nima doesn't feel understood. By her mother, who grew up far away in a different land. By her suburban town, which makes her feel too much like an outsider to fit in and not enough like an outsider to feel like that she belongs somewhere else. At least she has her childhood friend Haitham, with whom she can let her guard down and be herself. Until she doesn't. As the ground is pulled out from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Make Me A World 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ELH

Jackson, Neta.

Summary: "The Yada Yadas got tight in the past year, but they're about to learn the real meaning of togetherness"--Book cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Lee, Kristen R.

Summary: Upon arriving at the prestigious Wooddale University, seventeen-year-old Savannah Howard comes face-to-face with microaggressions and outright racism--but if she stands up for justice, will she endanger her future?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LEE

Summary: "A moving and timely collection of testimonials from people impacted by hate before and after the 2016 presidential election." -- Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.8 AME

Summary: A compilation of crime statistics in the United States from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Includes statistics for offenses known to police, violent crime offenses, property crime offenses, clearance data, persons arrested, police employees, and hate crimes--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bernan Press 2019

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 364.973 CRI

Polchin, James.

Summary: A skillful hybrid of true crime and social history that examines the relationship between the media and popular culture in the portrayal of crimes against gay men in the decades before Stonewall. Stories of murder have never been just about killers and victims. Instead, crime stories take the shape of their times and reflect cultural notions and prejudices. In Indecent Advances, James Polchin...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4 POL

Summary: Examines the role of two-spirit people in the Navajo culture in the context of the story of a gay youth named Fred Martinez. Martinez was a nádleehí or a male-bodied person with a feminine essence, who was murdered in a hate crime at the age of sixteen. Discusses the traditional Native American perspective on gender and sexuality and the need for a balanced interrelationship between the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Riding the Tiger Productions, LLC 2010

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TWO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TWO

Summary: A riveting journey into the minds of men whose contempt for homosexuals led them to murder. Videotaped confessions, home and police videos of gay bashings and murder scenes, news reports and graphic evidence from police files are fused together with interviews by the filmmaker with seven convicted killers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIC

Kotlowitz, Alex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.411 KOT

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.411 KOT

Summary: "The comic book industry comes together to support the survivors and honor those killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. Writers and artists from across the globe have created exclusive new material expressing their sorrow, compassion, frustration, and hope, all inspired by the tragic events. In doing so, they celebrate the victims, survivors, and their families...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: IDW Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LOV

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