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Slavery - books about slavery in the US and around the world

Civil Rights Movement - titles about the Civil Rights Movement including Martin Luther King Jr. and other activists

Mass Incarceration & Prison Reform - books about the mass incarceration of Blacks in the US & prison reform policies

Racism & Injustice - general information about racism & injustice in the US

STAFF CURATED BOOK LISTS (available for download & interactive)

Black History Month (Feb 2020) - new fiction titles by Black authors

Black Lives Matter Book List - anti-racist titles & books about racism in American recommended by BPL staff

Black Lives Matter Movie List - recommended movies & documentaries about social injustice & being Black in America



eZone - staff curated list of ebooks & audiobooks talking about racism & injustice

Kanopy - educational documentaries & films on racism, white privilege, & police brutality (login with library card)



Black Lives Matter - link to the Black Lives Matter website

What Racism Looks Like - infographic showing how racism exists in everyday society

Institutional Racism - definition & analysis of institutional racism (Solid Ground)

Systematic Racism - how America's structural racism helped create the Black-White wealth gap (American Progress)

Systemic Racism - 8-part video series that shows how racism shows up in our lives across institutions and society (Race Forward)

Racial Injustice - cases related to racial injustice in America (Center for Constitutional Rights)

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