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Kendi, Ibram X.

Summary: ""The only way to undo racism is to consistently identify and describe it -- and then dismantle it." Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America -- but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. In How to Be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 Kendi 2019

Wilder, Craig Steven

Summary: A leading African American historian of race in America exposes the uncomfortable truths about race, slavery, and the American academy, revealing that leading universities, dependent on human bondage, became breeding grounds for the racist ideas that sustained it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379.26 Wilder

Summary: When America enters WWII in 1941, swing becomes a symbol of democracy and entertainers like Dave Brubeck, Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw take their music to the armed forces overseas. In Nazi-occupied Europe, gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt blends jazz with his own musical traditions. In New York Billie Holiday is unofficial queen despite a growing addiction to narcotics. Duke Ellington, assisted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Bergner, Daniel

Summary: The touching, triumphant story of a young black man's journey from violence and despair to one of the world's most elite artistic institutions. In 2011, at the age of twenty-four, Ryan Speedo Green won a nationwide competition hosted by New York's Metropolitan Opera. Today, he is a rising star performing major roles at the Met and Europe's most prestigious opera houses.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.109 Berg

Summary: Master documentary filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words and a flood of rich archival material. A journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD I Am Not

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.609 Gates

Brown, Don

Summary: On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost their lives. The tale of this historic storm and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Brown

Dunkel, Tom.

Summary: Dunkel traces the rise of a Bismarck integrated squad and follows them through their ups and downs, focusing on the 1935 season, and the first National Semi-Pro Tournament in Wichita, Kansas--a decade before Jackie Robinson broke into the Major Leagues!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 Dunkel

Whitehead, Colson

Summary: "As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is "as good as anyone"... Elwood is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South in the early 1960s, one innocent mistake is enough to destroy the future. Elwood is sentenced to a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION White

Taibbi, Matt

Summary: A work of riveting literary journalism that explores the roots and repercussions of the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the New York City police--from the bestselling author of The Divide

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.23 TAIB 2017

Giblin, James.

Contents: Prologue: More powerful than the president -- Chickens, groceries, and a high school diploma -- Days and nights at Marquette -- Joe's first campaign -- Judge McCarthy -- "Tail Gunner Joe" -- One fight ends, another begins -- Defeating a legend -- Newcomer in Washington -- Charges of torture -- The speech that started it all -- Where's the evidence? -- The top Russian spy -- War breaks out in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9210 Gibli

McCarthy, Meghan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE McCar

Cose, Ellis.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 Cos

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Publisher / Publication Date: Writer's Digest 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700.25 Cox

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.918 Brands

Franken, Al

Summary: The Harvard-educated comedian, talk-show host, and U.S. Senator chronicles the story of his unlikely senatorial campaign, detailing the ensuing months-long recount and what his service has taught him about America's deeply polarized political culture.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 328.7 Frank

Mortensen, Viggo

Summary: During the nineteen sixties, a bouncer, whose nightclub closes for renovations, finds a temporary employment as a driver for black pianist Don Shirley going on a tour into the Deep South states.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2018

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Mueller, Robert S.

Summary: Contains the report, a timeline of the major events of the Mueller investigation, a guide to the important individuals involved, key supporting government filings (including criminal indictments).

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.97 Mueller 2019

Siegel, Lawrence M.

Summary: Offers advice to parents on how to become advocates for their learning disabled children in the school system, providing an introduction to special education, discussing the legal rights of children under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, and tracing the process of developing an individualized education plan for children with learning disabilities.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.909 Sieg

Summary: Profiles nine actors and actresses and one comic ensemble from the silent screen era sketched by Al Hirschfeld for a commemorative stamp series.

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Publisher / Publication Date: U.S. Postal Servide 1994

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1 available in Bay Theatre Collection, Call number: BAY THEATRE 769.564 U.S. Post

Brill, Steven

Summary: "From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some individuals and organizations are laying the foundation for real, lasting change. In this revelatory narrative...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 Brill 2018

Apatow, Judd

Summary: "Before his name became synonymous with a new style of comedy; before he had written, directed, or produced his first movie or TV show; before he and his roommate Adam Sandler were performing stand up at dive bars in LA; before all that, Judd Apatow was a kid in Syosett, Long Island who was utterly obsessed with comedy. At 16, he started hosting a radio show for his local high school station,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792.760 Apatow

English, Karen

Summary: "In the summer of 1965, Sophie's family becomes the first African Americans to move into their upper middle-class neighborhood in Los Angeles. When riots erupt in nearby Watts, she learns that life and her own place in it are a lot more complicated than they had seemed"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Eng

Obama, Barack.

Contents: Originally published: New York : Times Books, c1995. With new introd. and text from keynote address to the Democratic Convention, 2004.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2004

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