• The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

    The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

    Alexander, Michelle

    A civil-rights lawyer’s disturbing view of why young black men make up the majority of the more than two million people now in America’s prisons.

    Format: eBook - 2010

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  • Self-portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race

    Self-portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race

    Williams, Thomas Chatterton

    A standout memoir that digs into vital contemporary questions of race and self-image—among the most relevant, “What is proximity to the idea of whiteness worth and what does color cost? And the reverse?”

    Format: eBook - 2019 First edition

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  • What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America

    What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America

    Dyson, Michael Eric

    A social and political analyst reflects on racial tensions in contemporary America.

    Format: eBook - 2018 First edition

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  • Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

    Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

    Dyson, Michael Eric

    The provocateur-scholar returns to the pulpit to deliver a hard-hitting sermon on the racial divide, directed specifically to a white congregation.

    Format: eBook - 2017

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  • Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin

    Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin

    Fulton, Sybrina

    The parents of Trayvon Martin (1995-2012) tell their sides of the story about his death.

    Format: eBook - 2017 First edition

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  • Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown

    Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown

    McSpadden, Lezley

    The mother of the 18-year-old killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014 relates the saga of her life in the St. Louis suburb, expressing her love for her children on nearly every page.

    Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2016

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  • White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

    White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

    Anderson, Carol

    A close reading of America’s racial chasm.

    Format: eBook - 2016

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  • Men We Reaped: A Memoir

    Men We Reaped: A Memoir

    Ward, Jesmyn

    An assured yet scarifying memoir by young, supremely gifted novelist.

    Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 Unabridged

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  • I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in A World Made for Whiteness

    I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in A World Made for Whiteness

    Brown, Austin Channing

    The impassioned story of one woman’s journey into activism.

    Format: eBook - 2018 First edition

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  • Women, Race & Class

    Women, Race & Class

    Davis, Angela Y.

    A powerful study of the women's movement in the U.S. from abolitionist days to the present that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. (Publisher)

    Format: eBook - 2011

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