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Fordham, Fred

Summary: The explosion of racial hate in an Alabama town is viewed by a little girl whose father defends a black man accused of rape.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 FOR
1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FOR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FOR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Barnes, Rodney

Summary: "When a small town beat cop comes home to bury his murdered father--the revered Philadelphia detective James Sangster Sr.--he begins to unravel a mystery that leads him down a path of horrors and shakes his beliefs to their core. The city that was once the symbol of liberty and freedom has fallen prey to corruption, poverty, unemployment, brutality... and vampires. Now, it's up to Jimmy and an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2020

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

Passmore, Ben

Summary: Your Black Friend and Other Strangers is a collection of culturally charged comics by cartoonist Ben Passmore. Passmore masterfully tackles comics about race, gentrification, the prison system, online dating, gross punks, bad street art, kung fu movie references, beating up God, and lots of other grown-up stuff with refreshing doses of humor and lived relatability.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Sprocket 2018

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Passmore, Ben

Summary: "After her city wins the Super Bowl for the first time, Tea is separated from her friend during a riot and joins a small clique fighting its way through armed groups of football fanatics to meet a star receiver that just might end the civil war or become the city's new oppressive leader."--Amazon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Koyama Press 2020

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

Johnson, Mat

Summary: "A page-turning thriller of racial divide, Incognegro: Renaissance explores segregation, secrets and self-image as our race-bending protagonist penetrates a world where he feels stranger than ever before. When a black writer is found dead at a scandalous interracial party in 1920s' New York, Harlem's cub reporter Zane Pinchback is the only one determined to solve the murder. Zane must go...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

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

Williams, Rachel Marie-Crane

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Summary: "In the heat of June in 1943, a wave of destructive and deadly civil unrest took place in the streets of Detroit. The city was under the pressures of both war-time industrial production and the nascent civil rights movement - a powder keg waiting to go off. Thirty-four people were killed, most were Black, and over half were killed by police. Two thousand people were arrested and over 700...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2021

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

Craft, Jerry

Summary: Eighth grader Drew Ellis recognizes that he is't afforded the same opportunities, no matter how hard he works, that his privileged classmates at the Riverdale Academy Day School take for granted, and to make matters worse, Drew begins to feel as if his good friend Liam might be one of those privileged kids and is finding it hard not to withdraw, even as their mutual friend Jordan tries to keep...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 CRA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC CRA

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Craft 2020

Khan, Sabba

Summary: As a second-generation Pakistani immigrant living in East London, Sabba Khan paints a vivid snapshot of contemporary British Asian life and investigates the complex shifts experienced by different generations within immigrant communities, creating an uplifting and universal story that crosses borders and decades. Race, gender, and class are explored in a compelling personal narrative creating a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KHA

Long, Mark

Summary: This semi-autobiographical tale is set in 1967 Texas, against the backdrop of the fight for civil rights. A white family from a notoriously racist neighborhood in the suburbs and a black family from its poorest ward cross Houston's color line, overcoming humiliation, degradation, and violence to win the freedom of five black college students unjustly charged with the murder of a policeman.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2012

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LON

Alagbé, Yvan

Summary: "Yvan Alagbé one of the most innovative and provocative artists in the world of comics. In the stories gathered in Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures--drawn between 1994 and 2011, and never before available in English--he uses stark, endlessly inventive black-and-white brushwork to explore love and race, oppression and escape. It is both an extraordinary experiment in visual...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review of Books 2018

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

Hughes, Kiku

Summary: On a visit to San Francisco, Kiku finds herself transported in time back to the 1940s Japanese-American internment camp that her late grandmother, Ernestina, was forcibly relocated to during World War II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 HUG

Ball, Alverne

Summary: "In Across the Tracks: Remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre, author Alverne Ball and illustrator Stacey Robinson have crafted a love letter to Greenwood, Oklahoma. Also known as Black Wall Street, Greenwood was a community whose importance is often overshadowed by the atrocious massacre that took place there in 1921. Across the Tracks introduces the reader to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts MEGASCOPE 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 976.68 BAL

Love, Jeremy.

Summary: Lee Wagstaff is the daughter of a black sharecropper in the depression-era town of Charon, Mississippi. When Lily Westmoreland, her white playmate, is snatched by agents of an evil creature known as Bog, Lee's father is accused of kidnapping. Lee's only hope is to follow Lily's trail into this fantastic and frightening alternate world. Along the way she enlists the help of a benevolent, blues...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2009

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

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Makino, Aoi

Summary: After that day, she stopped being a girl. In the wake of an assault, Nina Kamiyama, a former idol in the group Pure Club, shuns her femininity and starts dressing as a boy. At high school, she keeps to herself, but fellow student Hikaru Horiuchi realizes who she is. What secrets is she keeping? The shocking drama starts.

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Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media LLC. 2020

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O'Connor, Tara

Summary: "Willow Sparks and her best friend Georgia Pratt are at the bottom of the social ladder at Twin Pines High School, just trying to get through each day relatively unscathed. But when Willow finds a mysterious book that allows her to literally change her life, it feels like her luck is finally turning. Becoming more and more popular with each entry into the book, her old life, including her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2018

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

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