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Not my idea : a book about whiteness —Higginbotham, Anastasia, author, illustrator.

A white child sees a TV news report of a white police officer shooting and killing a black man. "In our family, we don't see color," his mother says, but he sees the colors plain enough. An afternoon in the library's his...

Children of 'Giant' [the making of George Stevens' classic film "Giant" and its powerful examination of racial prejudice]

Explore the dramatic story behind the making of the film 'Giant' and meet the surviving cast, crew, and locals who participated in the production, many of whose lives mirrored the film's controversial themes of racism an...

Let's talk about race —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation's "story.".

3 1/2 minutes, ten bullets

On Black Friday 2012, four African-American teenagers stopped at a gas station to buy gum and cigarettes. One of them, Jordan Davis, argued with Michael Dunn, a white man parked beside them, over the volume of music play...

3 1/2 minutes, ten bullets
Blu-ray
2017
Availability: 1 of 1

On November 23, 2012, a black seventeen-year-old named Jordan Davis and three friends drove into a gas station in Jacksonville, Florida. Davis and his friends go into a verbal altercation with 45-year-old Michael Dun, a ...

Controversial monuments : the fight over statues and symbols —Green, Amanda Jackson, 1988- author.

"As communities wrestle with the history of racism, the display of symbols such as Confederate statues and the flag itself is hotly debated across the country. Explore why many believe such symbols should be left in the ...

Us and them a history of intolerance in America —Carnes, Jim.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

Carnes illuminates the dark corners of our nation's past and traces our ongoing efforts to live up to the American ideals of equality and justice. Fourteen case studies bring readers a first-hand account of the history a...

Armed and dangerous the rise of the survivalist right —Coates, James, 1943-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

The murder of Denver talk-show host Alan Berg in 1984 exposed the existence of the survivalist movement whose members foster hatred of non-white and non-Protestant groups. An analysis of several survivalist organizations...

Prom night in Mississippi

In 1997, actor Morgan Freeman, a resident of the small town of Charleston, Miss., offered to pay for the senior prom at Charleston High School under one condition: the prom must be racially integrated. His offer was igno...

Discrimination —Lee, Gregory, 1956-

Discusses the concept of prejudice; describes forms of discrimination based on race, sex, age, sexual preference, physical handicap, and appearance; and examines civil rights legislation.

Cultural diversity : conflicts and challenges : the ultimate teen guide —Gay, Kathlyn.

Cultural Diversity: Conflicts and Challenges is part of the It Happened to Me series, featuring teen voices. Topics such as prejudice, religious bigotry, racism, gender bias, sexual orientation, scapegoating, and stereot...

Spreading poison : a book about racism and prejudice —Langone, John, 1929-2006

Discusses the history of various racial and ethnic groups in the United States, including contributions made despite biases, and examines the problem of religious and sexual discrimination.

Words by heart

A drama focused on the hardships endured by a black family living in the Midwest in the 20th century. With social progress still decades away, the family experiences open prejudice nearly everywhere they turn.

Us and them a history of intolerance in America —Carnes, Jim.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2011

Carnes illuminates the dark corners of our nation's past and traces our ongoing efforts to live up to the American ideals of equality and justice. Fourteen case studies bring readers a first-hand account of the history a...

Prison of culture beyond Black like me —Griffin, John Howard, 1920-1980.
EBook
2011

The companion volume to the 50th-anniversary edition of Black Like Me, this book features John Howard Griffin's later writings on racism and spirituality. Conveying a progressive evolution in thinking, it further explore...

Hate crimes —D'Angelo, Laura.

Discusses the increasing incidence of crimes that are motivated by bias against another person or group, examining the causes and occurrences of such hate crimes and the psychology of those who commit them.

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