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Norris, Michele

5 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Our Hidden Conversations is a unique compilation of stories, richly reported essays, and photographs providing a window into America during a tumultuous era. This powerful book offers an honest, if sometimes uncomfortable, conversation about race and identity, permitting us to eavesdrop on deep-seated thoughts, private discussions, and long submerged memories."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: Long story short: Presents interview segments in which California's poor and homeless discuss the disadvantages of living without adequate resources.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Traces the history of black America back to ancient African civilization, examining attempts by the white establishment in the U.S. to conceal this knowledge as a means of undermining African American identity. Presents theories of scholars and social commentators which comprise a history in which African Americans have been systematically oppressed as a people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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

Eddo-Lodge, Reni.

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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

Wallace, Sandra Neil

Summary: "In October 1919, a group of black sharecroppers met at a church in an Arkansas village to organize a union. Bullets rained down on the meeting from outside. Many were killed by a white mob, and others were rounded up and arrested. Twelve of the sharecroppers were hastily tried and sentenced to death. Up stepped Scipio Africanus Jones, a self-taught lawyer who'd been born enslaved. Could he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.7 WAL

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

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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

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

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

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

Gayle, Caleb

Summary: "Before May 31, 1921, the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was a thriving neighborhood of 10,000 Black residents. There, Black families found success and community. They ran their own businesses, including barbershops, clothing stores, jewelers, restaurants, movie theaters, and more. There also were Black doctors, dentists, and lawyers to serve the neighborhood. Then, in one weekend, all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.896 GAY

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JT Blk His What Gayle

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

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

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

hooks, bell

Summary: The skin I'm in is just a covering. It cannot tell my story. The skin I'm in is just a covering. If you want to know who I am, you have got to come inside and open your heart way wide. Celebrating all that makes us unique and different, [this book] offers new ways to talk about race and identity. Race matters, but only so much-- what's most important is who we are on the inside. Looking beyond...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Jump at the Sun 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOO

Domby, Adam H.

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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Harris, Duchess

Summary: In 1941, Japanese forces attacked a US naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Japan and other countries were fighting in World War II. In response to the attack, the US entered the war. US officials rounded up Japanese Americans and forced them into prison camps. This book describes the experiences of Japanese Americans and the effects of the imprisonment. Includes text, images, and back matter,...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J940.5317 HAR

Spooner, James

Summary: "Scene: Apple Valley, California, in the late eighties, a thirsty, miserable desert. Teenage James Spooner hates that he and his mom are back in town after years away. The few Black kids here seem to be gangbanging, and the other kids fall on a spectrum of microaggressors to future neo-Nazis. Mixed-race and acutely aware of his Blackness, James doesn't know where he fits until he meets Ty, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

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

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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

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

Summary: "National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time. In light of recent tragedies and widespread protests across the nation, The Progressive magazine republished one of its most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 FIR

Johnson, J. Chester

Summary: An illuminating journey to racial reconciliation experienced by two Americans--one black and one white.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books Ltd. 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.78 JOH

Romero, Robert Chao

Summary: "Critical Race Theory (CRT) is often poorly understood and unfavorably characterized. This accessibly written book offers a critical yet sympathetic introduction to CRT, bringing it into conversation with Christian theology and ministry practice"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baker Academic, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 230.089 ROM

Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: Twelve-year-old Lena is aware of racism, but she lives a comfortable life in the segregated but relatively wealthy Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma; but on May 31, 1921 racial tensions explode, and men from downtown Tulsa invade Greenwood, set on killing and destroying the district--and as the violence escalates Lena, her parents, and her older sister search desperately for a safe place to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SMI

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: A true story of determination and groundbreaking achievement follows eighth grade African American spelling champion MacNolia Cox, who left Akron, Ohio, in 1936 to compete in the prestigious National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., only to be met with prejudice and discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

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Abani, Chris

Summary: "In The Face: Cartography of the Void, acclaimed Nigerian-born author and poet Chris Abani has given us a profound and gorgeously wrought short memoir that navigates the stories written upon his own face. Beginning with his early childhood immersed in the lgbo culture of West Africa, Abani unfurls a lushly poetic, insightful, and funny narrative that investigates the roles that race, culture,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Word Essay Abani

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TO NOT RATED

Hamilton, Sue L.

Summary: Looks at the notable cyclists and moments in the history of the Tour de France, and describes the rules, strategies, and dangers of competitive cycling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.6 HAM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J796.6 HAM

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