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A History of Racism in American Public Libraries

A deep dive into the history of racism in American public libraries, including the effects of Jim Crow laws and racism in libraries today.

7 Books for Kids That Fight COVID-19-Inspired Racism

These kids’ books about the contributions of Chinese and Chinese Americans to society are a great way to combat COVID-19-inspired racism, including Eyes that Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho and Dung Ho.

6 Books on Caste to Read After Isabel Wilkerson’s CASTE

Wilkerson’s book was instantly one of the classic books on caste, as we have it in the U.S. These books go deeper into the Indian system, including The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga.

Does It Matter That Roald Dahl’s Family is “Sorry”?

Does it mean anything to apologize for virulent bigotry on someone else's behalf?

5 Books On the Necessity of Police Reform

These books by former police, attorneys, and activists like Maya Schenwar’s Who Do you Serve? Who Do You Protect? speak on the history of policing and the need for police reform.

Free Ebooks about Police Violence to Read Right Now

Here are some free ebooks about police violence to read right now, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests across the world.

Listen to STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING by Ibram X. Kendi on Spotify

The audiobook of STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING by Ibram X. Kendi is currently available for free on Spotify.

Fighting Back With Books: 5 Nonfiction Works that Challenge COVID-19-Inspired Racism

These nonfiction books about racism toward Asian Americans are all too timely as the COVID-19 pandemic incites xenophobia and attacks.

How Flawed is Acceptable?

The question remains valid. Are we allowed to appreciate flawed books? On the surface, the answer is a clear yes. Nothing is without flaws, after all.

Searing Literary Explorations About Racial Stereotypes

Language is the building block of stereotyping. These books and quotes dig into the ways racial stereotypes are baked into our every day vernacular.