Black Lives Matter Suggested Reading/Viewing List

We are deeply saddened by the recent violence and racial inequities happening in our country.  To understand, we can educate ourselves by reading and listening.




Young Adult

Robin has put together a list in our catalog of more materials for youth that relate to racial justice, African-american history, and civil rights. You can find this list by logging into your account and selecting lists from the menu on the left side bar; her list is among the public lists. Here is a direct link.

Film & Documentary

More #ownvoices Authors

  • Jacqueline Woodson
  • Walter Dean Myers
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Jason Reynolds
  • Jewel Parker Rhodes
  • Julius Lester
  • Mildred D. Taylor
  • Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Alice Walker
  • James Baldwin
  • Ralph Ellison
  • W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Langston Hughes
  • Ashley Bran

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