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Social Justice and Anti-Racism
Reading List

To help us understand the depth and breadth of racism and anti-blackness in the United States—and the ways in which Americans have respond to it in the past as well as today—we offer this reading list. The books listed here include personal accounts, case studies, historical events, and critical analysis, all grounded in engaged scholarship and a deep commitment to understanding our history and enacting a better future.


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41 Shots and Counting

What Amadou Diallo’s Story Teaches Us about Policing, Race, and Justice

Beth Roy

We had Sneakers, They had Guns

The Kids Who Fought for Civil Rights in Mississippi

Tracy Sugarman

Prelude to Prison

Student Perspectives on School Suspension

Marsha Weissman

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