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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Gilliam, Fatimah

Summary: "What if there were a set of rules to educate people against race-based social faux pas that damage relationships, perpetuate racist stereotypes, and harm people of color? This book provides just that in an effort to slow the malignant domino effect of race-based ignorance in American communities and workplaces to help address the vestiges of our nation's racist past. Race Rules is an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. 2024

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

Ali-Khan, Sofia

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "A leading advocate for social justice excavates the history of forced migration in the twelve American towns she's called home, revealing how White supremacy has fundamentally shaped the nation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALI-KHAN, SOFIA ALI

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

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

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

Delmont, Matthew F.

Summary: "The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont. Over one million Black men and women served in World War II. Black troops were at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and the Battle of the Bulge, serving in segregated units and performing unheralded but vital support jobs, only to be denied housing and...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 DEL

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

Harts, Minda

Summary: "A guide for girls of color looking to find their voice and claim space as they prepare for high school, college, and their careers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.235 HAR

Rose, Tricia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A pioneering scholar offers this new account of what systemic racism actually is, how it works and how we can fight back, revealing how hard-to-see systemic connections function to disproportionately contain, exploit and punish Black people and showing us how to create a more just America for us all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2024

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

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

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

Wilson, A'ja

Summary: "From Olympic gold medalist and two-time professional basketball MVP A'ja Wilson comes an inspirational collection on what it means to grow up as a Black girl in America. This is a book for all the girls with an apostrophe in their name. This is for all the girls who are "too loud" and "too emotional." This is for all the girls who are constantly asked, "Oh, what did you do with your hair?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moment of Lift Books, Flatiron Books 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.23 WIL

McCrae, Shane

Summary: "An unforgettable memoir by an award-winning poet about being kidnapped from his Black father and raised by his white supremacist grandparents. When Shane McCrae was three years old, his grandparents kidnapped him and took him to suburban Texas. His mom was white and his dad was Black, and to hide his Blackness from him, his maternal grandparents stole him from his father. In the years that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCRAE, SHANE MCC

Hodgetwins

Summary: "Rebel is lightning on the racetrack, but can she beat a set of deceptive ideas? An aging racer has made it her mission to istract Rebel and her classmates with a new ideology claiming all cheetahs with stripes are cheaters by nature. Join Rebel as she explores how to see spots and stripes; then lead your family through a lesson about Critical Race Theory through the activities included in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brave Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOD

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

Summary: Interweaving lecture, personal anecdotes, interviews, and shocking revelations, lawyer Jeffery Robinson draws a stark timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States, from slavery to the modern myth of a post-racial America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Boykin, Keith

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The Civil War was about states' rights, not slavery!" "If you don't like it here, you should go back to Africa." "What about Black-on-Black crime?" "You're just playing the race card." There's a whole arsenal of popular "gotchas" that crop up again and again in discussions about race in America. According to the people who use them, Critical Race Theory is a dangerous threat that promotes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books 2024

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Villarosa, Linda

Summary: "The first book to tell the full story of race and health in America today, showing the toll racism takes on individuals and the health of our nation, by a groundbreaking journalist at the New York Times Magazine"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1089 VIL

Summary: From the east: "A journey from the end of summer to deepest winter, across Eastern Europe to Moscow."--Container

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: In February 1939, more than 20,000 Americans filled Madison Square Garden for an event billed as a "Pro-American Rally." Images of George Washington hung next to swastikas and speakers railed against the "Jewish controlled media" and called for a return to a racially "pure" America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Lee, Harper

Summary: "Dans une petite ville d'Alabama, à l'époque de la Grande Dépression, Atticus Finch élève seul ses deux enfants, Jem et Scout. Avocat intègre et rigoureux, il est commis d'office pour défendre un Noir accusé d'avoir violé une Blanche. Racontée par Scout avec beaucoup de drôlerie, cette histoire tient du conte, de la court story américaine et du roman initiatique."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Librairie générale française 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 FIC LEE

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 921 COX

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