Race In America: Resources at Your Library

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Libraries are an important resource for education and information, especially during challenging time.  Fauquier Public Library staff has brought together a wide range of antiracism resources, including books, e-books, e-audios and DVDs.  Whether you’re discussing current events with children or teens or learning for yourself, these materials may be helpful.


Between the World and Me on ivory backgroundThe New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander (also available as an e-book and an e-audiobook)

One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy by Carol Anderson

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (also available on CD, as an e-book and as an e-audiobook)

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do / Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD

How to Be Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi (also available as an e-audiobook)

Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi (also available as an e-book and an e-audiobook)

When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors

They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and A New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement by Wesley Lowery

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad


I’m Not Dying With You Tonight by  Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You (a remix of Stamped from the Beginning) by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds (also available as an e-book and e-audiobook)

Light It Up by Kekla Magoon

Slay by Brittney Morris

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Brown v. Board of Education: A Fight For Simple Justice by Susan Goldman Rubin

Dear Martin by Nic Stone (also available as an e-audiobook)

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (also available as an e-book and e-audiobook)

The Skin I’m In by Pat Thomas

Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams


man with catSmoky Night by Eve Bunting

New Kid by Jerry Craft

Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History by Vashti Harrison

This Book Is Anti-racist by Tiffany Jewell

Let’s Talk About Race by Julius Lester

Don’t Touch My Hair! by Sharee Miller

A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson (also available on CD, as an e-book and as an e-audiobook)


The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Citizen King

Freedom Riders

Freedom Summer

The Hate U Give

Malcolm X


Ruby Bridges


Selma, Lord, Selma

Slavery by another Name

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