Racial and Social Equity

When we look around ourselves, what do we see? What is possible?

Adult Book Lists

Here are two lists of books for adults that include literary fiction, science fiction, and romance with also history, biography, and workbooks for different perspectives and approaches.

 We gon' be alright : notes on race and resegregation book cover

Adult Nonfiction - Racial Equity

Here is a list of non-fiction books for adults that includes history, biography, and workbooks on the topic of racial equity.

What's Mine and Yours book cover

Racial Equity - Adult Fiction

Here is a list of books for adults that include literary fiction, science fiction, and romance.

Teen Book Lists

Young Adult books are accessible to both teens and adults.

Educators’ guides to help you get the most from these books:

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You

Punching the Air

More Young Adult reading suggestions can be found here.

Book cover for "This is My America"

Young Adult Racial Equity Books

A list highlighting a few of our many books dealing with racial and social equity.

Book Cover for Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

Young Adult Nonfiction: Racial Equity

A list highlighting our racial history, memoirs of individuals affected by racial injustice, and ideas on how to move forward.

Children’s Book Lists

Book cover for "I Got the Rhythm"

Racial Awareness - JE

Books for some of our youngest community members. It is never too early to understand our relationship to others in this world. (JE)

Book cover for "New Kid"

Racial Inequity - JFIC

 Books for some of our youngest community members. It is never too early to understand our relationship to others in this world. (JFIC)

Multi-media Lists

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO – 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.

Kanopy – A curated list of selections on the topic of race and social justice.

Video on Demand – A list of selections on racial equality.

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