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Resource Selections from our Librarians
Reading and Talking About Race, Summer 2020
Free Resources: General
#BlackLivesMatter Library Resource List
A live Google Doc originally started in 2016 that updates every 5 minutes. You can find a variety of resources listed here from teaching resources, podcasts, and others.
Angela Davis Readings
A Twitter thread with links to recommended Angela Davis readings.
A Google Doc that contains many resources on anti-racism compiled in May 2020.
Anti-Racism Resources for All Ages
A collection of online anti-racism resources compiled by Dr. Nicole A. Cooke of the University of South Carolina.
BCALA and the ALA Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table: Black Lives Matter Reading List
The GNCRT and BCALA collaborated on this reading list that draws attention to the Black experiences of the past and present to demand a new future.
Black Lives Matter- Free Library of Philadelphia
A compiled list of books, websites, blog posts, images, etc. that support the Black Lives Matter movement.
Black Lives Matter Reading List
A reading list complied by Washington State University Vancouver with a focus on African-American history and contemporary civil rights issues.
Critical Race Theory
A Google Drive link with educational reading and resources on critical race theory.
Human Rights Campaign: Being African American & LGBTQ
A short introduction to being African American and part of the LGBTQ+ community. Relevant resources are linked.
National Education Association BLM Resources
The National Education Association has compiled a Black Lives Matter list of resources.
Resources for Race, Equity, Anti-Racism, and Inclusion
A list of resources put together by the “We Need Diverse Books” non-profit organization that advocates for changes in the publishing industry.
Reading Recommendations From Black Cultural Figures
Further Reading, From The Booklist Reader
31 Children’s Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism and Resistance, compiled by EmbraceRace
ALA Press Release
An Antiracist Reading List, by Ibram X. Kendi
Books to Read about Antiracism, by Suyin Haynes
Do the Work: An Anti-racist Reading List, by Layla F. Saad
Elizabeth’s Bookshop + Writing Centre, founded by
Rachel Elizabeth Cargle
Looking for Books about Racism? Experts Suggest These Must-read Titles for Adults and Kids, by Anika Reed and Hannah Yasharoff
Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup, by Katrina Michie