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Domby, Adam H.

Summary: "This book examines the foundational role of deliberate misrepresentation in various elements of white supremist Lost Cause mythology, from Confederate soldiers' military prowess, loyalty, motivation, and unity, to mythical black Confederates, to the evolution of Lost Cause myths to support present-day white supremacy. It adds to the understanding of the memory and reality of the American Civil...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Virginia Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.56 DOM

Eddo-Lodge, Reni.

Summary: In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote on her blog about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't affected by it. Her words hit a nerve. The post went viral and comments flooded in from others desperate to speak up about their own experiences. Galvanised, she decided to dig into the source of these feelings....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Circus 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Contains interviews with some of the protesters. In May of 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. asked black people of Birmingham, Alabama to go to jail in the cause of racial equality. The adults were afraid to go to jail and so the school children marched and over 5000 of them were arrested. This lead to President Kennedy sponsoring the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the march on Washington. Portions of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Southern Poverty Law Center 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: "Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.6 WEA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.6 WEA

Winn, Kevin P.

Summary: "The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Atrocities in Action explores the various forms of violent and cruel oppression Black people have endured over the years in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Winn, Kevin P.

Summary: "The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Desegregation and Integration explores the intents and effects of both concepts--especially as it relates to schools and education--in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Helsel, Carolyn B.

Summary: "What if I say the wrong thing?" "I'm white -- is race really something I need to talk about? I'm worried I'll be called a racist!" "What does race have to do with faith, anyway?" "Why do we have to keep talking about this?" If talking about racism makes you anxious, afraid, or even angry, you're not alone. In Anxious to Talk about It, pastor and professor Carolyn B. Helsel draws on her success...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chalice Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 200.89 HEL

Waters, Michael W.

Summary: Pastor, award-winning author, and rising civil rights leader Michael W. Waters (Stakes Is High, For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World) ruminates on the sacred places and spaces he visited as part of a cross-country trek in 2019-2020 through America's racial history. From reflections on the river's edge where Emmit Till's body was recovered in the 1950s, to the spot of Malcolm...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chalice Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bridges, Ruby

Summary: Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first African American to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--shares her story through text and historical photographs, offering a powerful call to action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BRIDGES BRI

Santella, Andrew

Summary: Offers a brief introduction to the history of the NAACP and its efforts to end discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.1 SAN

Summary: In a searing parody of American television and racial attitudes a young African American network executive, under pressure from his white boss, creates a minstrel show, hoping that it will fail and that he will be released from his network contract -- but the TV show becomes both a hit and the subject of much controversy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BAM

Summary: Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand in mother for Lilly. Rosaleen insults some of the biggest racists in their town. Lily and Rosaleen run away to a town Lily believes that her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm. She finds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SEC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SEC RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Fleming, Crystal Marie

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Helsel, Carolyn B.

Summary: While we know the time to talk about racism is long overdue, many white people are still anxious to talk about it. Guilt, shame, discomfort, and the fear of saying the wrong thing are just some of the feelings white people perceive as holding them back from the critical conversations around dismantling racism. In this updated and expanded second edition of Anxious to Talk About It, professor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chalice Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 200.89 HEL

Watson, Bruce

Summary: "In the summer of 1964, as the Civil Rights movement boiled over, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) sent more than seven hundred college students to Mississippi to help black Americans already battling for democracy, their dignity and the right to vote. The campaign was called "Freedom Summer." But on the evening after volunteers arrived, three young civil rights workers went...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323.1196 WAT

Beard, Hilary

Summary: A young adult adaptation of Tim Madigan's The Burning, which discusses the circumstances of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.6 BEA

Florio, John

Summary: "...recount[s] the politically and racially charged rivalry between African-American boxing champion Joe Louis and white German boxer Max Schmeling, which grew between their 1936 and 1938 matches. Tracing both men's careers from inception until they hung up their gloves, the authors illuminate how emblematic each was to his country while exploring the social issues of the day."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.83 FLO

Lupica, Mike

Summary: Since his mother's death, Jayson, twelve, has focused on basketball and surviving but he is found out and placed with an affluent foster family of a different race, and must learn to accept many changes, including facing his former teammates in a championship game.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LUP

Dyson, Michael Eric

Summary: Fifty years ago Malcolm X told a white woman who asked what she could do for the cause, 'Nothing.' Michael Eric Dyson believes he was wrong. Now he responds to that question. If society is to make real racial progress, people must face difficult truths, including being honest about how Black grievance has been ignored, dismissed, or discounted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.800973 DYS

Winn, Kevin P.

Summary: "The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Tulsa Race Riots and the Red Summer of 1919 explores the events in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 920 DAV

Herzog, Brad

Summary: "Following the alphabet this book uses poetry and expository text to celebrate America's diverse population and showcase the remarkable achievements and contributions that have come from the many people who have chosen to make our country their home. Topics include well-known landmarks and famous citizens"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McClafferty, Carla Killough

Summary: Draws on primary source documents and photographs of historical artifacts to examine the lives of men and women enslaved by the Washington family, and includes information on the present-day archeological survey of Mount Vernon's Slave Cemetery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.3 MCC

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