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Kortemeier, Todd

Summary: Presents twelve individuals who made important contributions to social justice that went largely unrecognized due to their race or gender.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KOR

Gainsburg, Jeannie

Summary: "Bursting with passion and humor, The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate is a treasure trove for allies to the LGBTQ+ communities. This fully revised second edition includes: the most current information on identities and LGBTQ+ language; tips for respectfully sharing, gathering, and using pronouns; LGBTQ+ etiquette, including common language bloopers to avoid; tools for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield, an imprint of The Roman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 GAI

Plant, Deborah G.

Summary: A ground-breaking, personal exploration of America's obsession with continuing human bondage from the editor of the New York Times-bestselling Barracoon. Freedom and equality are the watchwords of American democracy. But like justice, freedom and equality are meaningless when there is no corresponding practical application of the ideals they represent. Physical, bodily liberty is fundamental to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 326.0973 PLA

Oluo, Ijeoma

Summary: "With [this book], ... Oluo aims to show how people across America are working to create real positive change in our structures. Looking at many of our most powerful systems--like education, media, labor, health, housing, policing, and more--she highlights what people are doing to create change for intersectional racial equity. She also illustrates various ways in which the reader can find...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 OLU

Rodriguez, Janel

Summary: "Series continuation, biographies of women in history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920.72 ROD

Harris, Duchess

Summary: June 18, 1969. A police raid at the Stonewall Inn, a popular gathering place for LGBTQ individuals in New York City, turned into a riot. Drag queens and trans women of color were the first to fight back. Violence continued for the next six days. This is recognized as the beginning of the LGBTQ rights movement. Harris and Lundin examine how social movements have made an impact at local, state,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 323.3 HAR

Ball, Carlos A.

Summary: "An accurate picture of the LGBTQ rights movement's achievements is incomplete without this surprising history of how corporate America joined the cause. Legal scholar Carlos Ball tells the overlooked story of how LGBTQ activism aimed at corporations since the Stonewall riots helped turn them from enterprises either indifferent to or openly hostile toward sexual minorities and transgender...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 BAL

Rarus, Pat

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Summary: LGBT rights have advanced greatly since the homophobic days of the 1960s. Still, challenges remain, including passage of a federal law mandating job equality nationwide. This book examines how and why social change occurs and the lasting influence of the LGBT movement on mainstream society. --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press, Inc. 2019

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Bourke, Gregory

Summary: In this compelling and deeply affecting memoir, Greg Bourke recounts growing up in Louisville, Kentucky, and living as a gay Catholic. The book describes Bourke's early struggles for acceptance as an out gay man living in the South during the 1980s and '90s, his unplanned transformation into an outspoken gay rights activist after being dismissed as a troop leader from the Boy Scouts of America...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univerity of Notre Dame Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOURKE, GREGORY BOU

Long, Michael G.

Summary: "This powerful and triumphant picture book biography tells the story of Bayard Rustin, an openly gay civils rights leader, who, with the support of Dr. King and future congressman John Lewis, led 250,000 people to the doorstep of the U.S. government demanding change"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RUS

Summary: "This collection of articles features reporting, opinion pieces, and first-person accounts that capture the evolving conversation about issues related to the trans community. With coverage of the Texas and North Carolina 'bathroom bills,' the debate over the inclusion of trans people in the military, and tales of various struggles and successes in the courts, this book highlights the obstacles...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Magazine, Call number: NY Times Headlines 323.327 Transgender 2019

Kurtz, Jane.

Summary: In 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech that proclaimed that it was time -- long overdue -- for all people to be treated as equals. Today his beliefs are more important than ever, and author Jane Kurtz explains Dr. King's words in language even the youngest reader can understand.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2008

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Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: "On August 28, 1963, a quarter of a million activists and demonstrators from every corner of the United States convened for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. It was there that they raised their voices in unison to call for racial and economic justice for all Black Americans, to call out inequities, and ultimately to advance the Civil Rights Movement. Every movement has its unsung...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RUS

Douglas, Deborah D.

Summary: The U.S. Civil Rights Trail offers a vivid glimpse into the story of Black America's fight for freedom and equality. From eye-opening landmarks to celebrations of triumph over adversity, experience a tangible piece of history with Moon U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Includes flexible itineraries, historic civil rights sites, the culture of the movement, expert insight, travel tools, and detailed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel, Hachette Book Group 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.5 DOU

Summary: Exposing the white supremacists and Neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville rally and exposing a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the US military, an investigation with ProPublica shows the group's terrorist objectives and how it gained strength after the 2017 Charlottesville rally. In the wake of the 2018 deadly anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DOC

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