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Black Lives Matter: Institutional and Systemic Disadvantages, and the Brutality of Racism

This list of resources was compiled by a committee of faculty and librarians at the E. H. Butler Library. It is in no way exhaustive, but highlights resources on each topic.

Books on Institutional and Systemic Disadvantages, and the Brutality of Racism

Further Reading

Love, B. (2020). We want to do more than survive: Abolitionist teaching and the pursuit of educational freedom. Beacon.

Brown, A. C. (2018). I’m still here: Black dignity in a world made for whiteness. Convergent Books.

Butler, P. (2017). Chokehold: Policing black men. New Press.

Cooper, B. C. (2018). Eloquent rage: A black feminist discovers her superpower. St. Martin’s Press.

Davis, A. J. (Ed.). (2017). Policing the Black man: Arrest, prosecution, and imprisonment. Pantheon Books.

Gilliam, D. B. (2019). Trailblazer: A pioneering journalist’s fight to make the media look more like America. Center Street.

Hurston, Z. N. & Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania). (2015). How it feels to be colored me.

Johnson, E. D. (2020). Say I’m dead: A family memoir of race, secrets, and love. Lawrence Hill Books.

King, M. L., King, C. S., & Harding, V. (2010). Where do we go from here: Chaos or community? Beacon Press.

Saad, L. F. (2020). Me and white supremacy: Combat racism, change the world, and become a good ancestor. Sourcebooks.

Watts, J. (2020). The black cabinet: The untold story of African Americans and politics during the age of Roosevelt. Grove Press.

X, M., & Haley, A. (1999). The autobiography of Malcolm X. Ballantine Books.

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