Alexander, M (2012). The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.

Anderson, C (2016). White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide.

Coates, T (2015). Between the World and Me.

Duffy, D (2017). Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation.

Edim, G (2018). Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves: An Anthology.

Kendi, I (2016). Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.

Lemire, E. (2009) Black Walden : Slavery and Its Aftermath in Concord, Massachusetts

Lowery, W (2016). They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement.

Metzl, J (2019). Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland.

Oluo, I (2018). So You Want to Talk About Race.

Petrulionis, S. (2006). To set this world right : the antislavery movement in Thoreau's Concord.

Rankine, C (2014). Citizen: An American Lyric.

Tatum, B (2003). "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": And Other Conversations About Race.



Baldwin, J (2018). Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood.

Byers, G (2018). I Am Enough.

Cherry, M (2019). Hair Love.

de la Peña, M (2018). Carmela Full of Wishes.

Evans, S (2012). We March.

Verde, S (2018). I Am Human: A Book of Empathy.

Sotomayor, S (2019). Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You.

Willems, M (2019). Because.

Williams, V (1990). "More More More" Said the Baby: 3 Love Stories.

Woodson, J (2018). The Day You Begin.



Alexander, K (2014). The Crossover.

Craft, J (2019). New Kid.

Draper, S (2018). Blended.

Gino, A (2017). George.

Maldonado, T (2020). What Lane?

Ramée, L (2019). A Good Kind of Trouble.

Rhodes, J (2018). Ghost Boys.

Reynolds, J (2016). Ghost.

Ryan, P (2010). The Dreamer.

Williams-Garcia, R (2010). One Crazy Summer.



Acevedo, E (2018). The Poet X.

Anderson, C (2018). We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide.

DiAngelo, R (2018). White Fragility: Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism.

Newlevant, H (2019). No Ivy League.

Reynolds, J (2020). Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You.

Reynolds, J (2015). All American Boys.

Stone, N (2017). Dear Martin.

Thomas, A (2017). The Hate U Give.

Woodson, J (2014). Brown Girl Dreaming.

Zoboi, I (2017). American Street.


What does #OwnVoices mean? Learn from the originator of the term, Corinne Duyvis!


Contemporary Fiction

Johnson, L (2020). You Should See Me in a Crown.

Coles, J (2018). Tyler Johnson Was Here.

Zoboi, I (2018). Pride.

Jackson, T (2019). Let Me Hear a Rhyme.

Garrett, C (2019). Full Disclosure.

Johnson, G (2020). The Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto.

Diaz, N (2019). Color Me In.

Alexander, K (2018). Swing.

Callender, K (2020). Felix Ever After.

Stone, N (2017). Dear Martin.

Zoboi, I (2019). Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America.

Acevedo, E (2019). With the Fire on High.

Thomas, A (2017). The Hate U Give.


Clayton, D (2018). The Belles.

Dow, A (2020). The Sound of Stars.

Ireland, J (2018). Dread Nation: Rise Up.

McKinney, L (2018). A Blade So Black.

Barron, R (2019). Kingdom of Souls.

Adeyemi, T (2018). Children of Blood and Bone.

Joy, A (2019). A River of Royal Blood.

Caldwell, P (2020). A Phoenix Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope.



Selma (2019) - available at CFPL

The hate u give (2019) - available at CFPL

Brian Banks (2019) - available at CFPL and Kanopy

Cane River (1982) - available on Kanopy

Daughters of the dust (1991) - available on Kanopy

Monsters and men (2018) - available at CFPL

Just mercy (2019) - coming soon to CFPL

Do the right thing (1989) - available at CFPL


The watermelon woman (1996) - available on Kanopy

Antwone Fisher (2003) - available at CFPL

Down in the Delta (1998) - available on Hoopla

Losing ground (1982) - available at CFPL


13th (2016) - free on Netflix YouTube channel

Copwatch (2018) - available on Hoopla and Kanopy

I am not your negro (2017) - available at CFPL, Kanopy, and Hoopla

Let the fire burn (2013) - available at CFPL and Kanopy

Strong Island (2017) - free on Netflix YouTube channel

Whose streets? (2017) - available on Kanopy and Hoopla

You can also stream a variety of contents on Black Lives Matter | Netflix on YouTube and Kanopy's list on social and systemic injustice.