Race and Social Justice

Race & Social Justice

Race & Social Justice

YA Books for AAPI Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Celebrate cultures, traditions, and history of AAPI peoples with great books!

Black Trauma and Healing

Trauma and suffering require multiple tools and resources to help with healing. Black authors provide context and support in these titles.

Celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Experiences

Honor the unique experience and heritage of Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders by sharing a few of the own-voice stories in our collection.

Asian American Voices

Stories, memoir, history, documentary, and essays from some Asian American voices.

Black Comics Matter: Black Voices in Graphic novels

A list of graphic novels from Black creators for reluctant readers, with suggestions to appeal across a breadth of ages.

Black History Month for Teens

Celebrate Black History Month with some excellent books for teens!

#BlackGirlMagic / #BlackBoyJoy YA Reads

There's lots of great books about slavery, racism, and the Black struggle, but try these fun reads to celebrate Black History Month!

Black History Month for Kids

The best and brightest recent releases around these important people and events for children!

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

Features expertly selected primary source documents from the African American struggle for freedom in the United States.

Must-See Documentaries on Race in America

Stream these powerful documentaries on race and racism for free on Kanopy - the library's new streaming service.

Celebrating Black Joy in Honor of Juneteenth

In honor of Juneteenth, celebrate Black joy and resilience with these contemporary stories for kids by Black authors and illustrators.

Essential Books About Race and Anti-Racism

A mix of classic and newer books that provide history and insight into race, anti-racism and social injustice.

Black Voices

New nonfiction on race by black authors

Books about Race and Racism for Teens

Books about Black lives and racism for teens, to educate and spark discussion.

Talking about Race and Anti-Racism with Children

A selection of titles to help parents and caregivers address current events.
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