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Lawton, Georgina

Summary: Raised in sleepy English suburbia, Georgina Lawton was no stranger to homogeneity. Her parents were white; her friends were white; there was no reason for her to think she was any different. But over time her brown skin and dark, kinky hair frequently made her a target of prejudice. In Georgina’s insistently color-blind household, with no acknowledgement of her difference or access to black...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perenial 2021

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

Saslow, Eli

Summary: "From a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, a powerful account of Derek Black's journey from white supremacist hero to apostle of tolerance"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.540 Saslow 2018

Hinton, Anthony Ray

Summary: A man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he did not commit describes how he became a victim of a flawed legal system, recounting the years he shared with fellow inmates who were eventually executed before his exoneration.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.66 HINTON 2018

Jeffers, Honorée Fanonne

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Summary: To come to terms with who she is and what she wants, Ailey, the daughter of an accomplished doctor and a strict schoolteacher, embarks on a journey through her family's past, helping her embrace her full heritage, which is the story of the Black experience in itself.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Imani, Blair

Summary: "A powerful illustrated history of the Great Migration and its sweeping impact on Black and American culture, from Reconstruction to the rise of hip hop. Over the course of six decades, an unprecedented wave of Black Americans left the South and spread across the nation in search of a better life--a migration that sparked stunning demographic and cultural changes in twentieth-century America....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 973.9 Imani

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne

Summary: "The common assumption that the United States is a "nation of immigrants" camouflages the reality that the US is a colonialist settler state"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2021

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

Henry, Alexander

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mackinac Island State Park Commission 1809

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 977.488 Hen

Anders, Charlie Jane

Summary: Tired of hiding in obscurity on Earth, Tina, the human clone of a brilliant alien tactician, pursues her destiny in space, but success is elusive until Tina and her best friend Rachel assemble a ragtag crew of humans and set out to save all the worlds.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Anders

Woodfox, Albert

Summary: Nearly forty years in solitary confinement in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell for 23 hours a day for a crime he did not commit, Albert Woodfox survived and emerged with his humanity and sense of hope for the future intact.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

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

Ducharme, Diann.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Duch

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

Summary: In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD To Kill

Higgins, Kristan

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Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: PBK FIC Higg

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.0092 Davis

Chocano, Carina

Summary: "Who is "the girl"? Look to movies, TV shows, magazines, and ads and the message is both clear and not: she is a sexed-up sidekick, a princess waiting to be saved, a morally infallible angel with no opinions of her own. She's whatever the hero needs her to be in order to become himself. She's an abstraction, an ideal, a standard, a mercurial phantom. In You Play the Girl, Chocano blends...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A Mariner Original/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 Choc

Copeland, Misty.

Summary: American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Copel

Francis, Suzanne

Summary: Walt Disney Animation Studios' fantasy-action-adventure, Raya and the Last Dragon, introduces Raya, a lone warrior from the fantasy kingdom of Kumandra who teams up with a crew of misfits in her quest to find the last dragon and bring light and unity back to their world. Sisu, the last dragon, was left on Kumandra in case dark forces return to the world. Explores themes of community and hope,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Disney

Shetterly, Margot Lee

Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 920 She

Peck, Richard.

Summary: A very small mouse of unknown origins runs away from school in the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace shortly before the celebration of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee, celebrating her sixty years on the British throne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2013

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

Gates, Henry Louis

Summary: "From one of our premier writers, scholars, and public intellectuals: a surprising, inspiring, often boldly infuriating, highly instructive and entertaining compendium of curiosities regarding African Americans. In 1934, 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof: A Short Cut to the World History of the Negro was published by Joel A. Rogers, a largely self-educated black journalist...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.049 GATES 2017

Crawford, Lacy

Summary: "When the elite St. Paul's School recently came under state investigation after extensive reports of sexual abuse on campus, Lacy Crawford thought she'd put behind her the assault she'd suffered at St. Paul's decades before, when she was fifteen. Still, when detectives asked for victims to come forward, she sent a note. Her criminal case file reopened, she saw for the first time evidence that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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

McNamara, Michelle

Summary: "A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer-- the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade-- from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 McNAM 2018

Box, C. J.

Summary: Private investigator Cassie Dewell agrees to take a case involving the assault of a young woman, but as she tries to uncover the truth, Cassie finds herself fighting an influential family as well as ghosts from her own past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK MYSTERY Box

Summary: A drama about the deep friendship between Gale Sayers, black halfback for the Chicago Bears, and his white teammate, Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer in 1970.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Brian

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