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Singh, Deanna

Summary: "Good for you! You've taken the first step in a lifelong journey to learn what you can do to help end racism. Maybe you've seen someone treated unfairly just because of the color of their skin. Maybe you were treated unfairly because of the color of yours. Maybe you've seen protests in the news and wondered what they're really all about. Whatever reason you picked up this book, you're here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2021

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Kendi, Ibram X.

Summary: We can let racism stand, or we can stand against it. Readers will follow a young Kendi as he learns (and unlearns) lessons that help shape his understanding racism. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America. Even more fundamentally, it points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. He asks us to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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

Gragg, Sanya Whittaker

Summary: "Ten year old Avery is in a panic over the shooting of another unarmed black man. His parents decide it is time to have "The Talk." They teach him and his brother a catchy and easy way to remember what to do if approached by an officer, while also emphasizing that all policemen are not bad."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GRA

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: From the fireside tales in an African village, through the unspeakable passage across the Atlantic, to the backbreaking work in the fields of the South, this is a story of a people's struggle and strength, horror and hope. This is the story of American slavery, a story that needs to be told and understood by all of us. A testament to the resilience of the African American community, this book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ALE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JE ALE

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

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

McGill, Joseph

Summary: "In this enlightening personal account, one man tells the story of his groundbreaking project to sleep overnight in former slave dwellings that still stand across the country--revealing the fascinating history behind these sites and shedding light on larger issues of race in America. Joseph McGill Jr., a historic preservationist and Civil War reenactor, founded the Slave Dwelling Project in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.362 MCG

Williams, Justin Michael

Summary: "A look back from a future in which racism is no more-inspiring us to start taking positive action today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 2023

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

Diggs, Barbara

Summary: "Biases become harmful when they lead us to treat people unfairly. When unfair treatment of a particular group is widespread in a community or society, it gives rise to discrimination and inequality. But due to the country's long embrace of racially discriminatory laws, policies, and social codes, racial bias stands out as a particularly entrenched and destructive problem"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press, Inc. 2023

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

Ricketts, Rachel

Summary: "Thought leader, racial justice educator, and sought-after spiritual activist Rachel Ricketts offers mindful and practical steps for all humans to dismantle white supremacy on a personal and collective level. Includes culturally informed, secular spiritual exercises, such as guided meditations, transformative breathwork, and journaling prompts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.8009 RIC

Bell, Darrin

Summary: "This graphic memoir by a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning offers a deeply personal meditation on the "the talk" parents must have with Black children about racism and the brutality that often accompanies it, a ritual attempt to keep kids safe and prepare them for a world that--to paraphrase Toni Morrison--does not love them. Darrin Bell was six years old when his mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2023

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 921 BELL, DARRIN BEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BELL BEL

Ray, Victor (Victor Erik)

Summary: "From renowned scholar Dr. Victor Ray, On Critical Race Theory seeks to explain the centrality of race in American history and politics, and how the often mischaracterized intellectual movement became a political necessity. Dr. Ray draws upon the radical thinking of giants such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ida B. Wells, and W.E.B. Du Bois to clearly trace the foundations of Critical Race...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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

Dibinga, Omékongo

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In this honest and welcoming book, diversity and inclusion expert, professor, and award-winning speaker Dr. Omekongo Dibinga argues that we must embark on a massive undertaking to re-educate ourselves on the stereotypes that have proven harmful, and too often deadly, to the Black community"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 DIB

Laughlin, Kara L.

Summary: "This book examines the activism involved in the ongoing fight for racial justice in the United States. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary, a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lee, Erika

Summary: "This book is a stirring account of the ordinary people and extraordinary acts that made Asian America and the young people who are remaking America today"--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.0495 LEE

Newton, Maud

Summary: "Maud Newton's ancestors have vexed and fascinated her since she was a girl. Her mother's father, who came of age during the Great Depression in Texas, was supposedly married thirteen times, and survived being shot in the stomach by one of his wives. His father purportedly killed a man in the street with a hay hook, and later died in a mental institution. On her father's side, a Massachusetts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NEWTON, MAUD NEW

Reynolds, Jason

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism and antiracism in America. The construct of race has always been used to gain and keep power, to create dynamics that separate and silence. This remarkable reimagining of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi's National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning reveals the history of racist ideas in America and inspires hope for an antiracist future. It...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 305.8 REY

Filindra, Alexandra

Summary: "One-third of American adults--some 86 million people--own firearms. This is not just for protection or hunting. Today it is common to associate US gun-centric ideology with individualist and libertarian traditions in American political culture, but Race, Rights, and Rifles shows that gun-centric ideology rests on a very old, but different foundation--a belief system dating back to the American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.33 FIL

Acho, Emmanuel

Summary: "For awkward questions white and non-black parents don't know how to answer, this is an essential guide to help support communication on how to dismantle racism amongst the youngest generation"--OCLC.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.8 ACH

Love, Erik Robert

Summary: Islamophobia has long been a part of the problem of racism in the United States, and it has only gotten worse in the wake of shocking terror attacks, the ongoing refugee crisis, and calls from public figures like Donald Trump for drastic action. As a result, the number of hate crimes committed against Middle Eastern Americans of all origins and religions have increased, and civil rights...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.6 LOV

Pitner, Barrett Holmes

Summary: "In this incisive blend of personal narrative and deep philosophical and linguistic inquiry, journalist, filmmaker, and activist Barrett Holmes Pitner identifies a linguistic void in how we discuss race and culture in the United States. "Ethnocide," first coined in 1944 by Jewish exile Raphael Lemkin (who also coined the term genocide), describes the systemic erasure of a people's ancestral...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 PIT

Hass, Kristin Ann

Summary: Monuments, museums, and everyday patriotic practices have made headlines for most of the twenty-first century, yet they are seldom look at together or understood explicitly as tools used by particular people in particular times and places to shape the culture in particular ways. Hass explore the complicated histories of sites of cultural infrastructure: memorials in parks, museums visited by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2022

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Cherry-Paul, Sonja

Summary: "A chapter book adaptation of Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning "Stamped from the Beginning"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fleming, Crystal Marie

Summary: Half-truths and misconceptions have thoroughly corrupted the way race is represented in the classroom, pop culture, media, and politics. Our nation was founded on genocide, settler colonialism, and slavery-- and today white supremacy and racial injustice are more visible than ever before. Fleming draws upon critical race theory, as well as her own experiences as a queer black millennial college...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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