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African American History

e-Books

How to Be an Antiracist

Kendi takes readers through a widening circle of antiracist ideas that will help readers see all forms of racism clearly, understand their poisonous consequences, and work to oppose them in our systems and in ourselves.

The Making of Black Lives Matter

Started in the wake of George Zimmerman's 2013 acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, the #BlackLivesMatter movement has become a powerful and uncompromising campaign demanding redress for the brutal and unjustified treatment of black bodies by law enforcement in the United States.

White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind

A timely and impassioned exploration of how our society has commodified feminism and continues to systemically shut out women of color.

Voices of #Metoo: From Grassroots Activism to a Viral Roar

The Voices of #MeToo: From Grassroots Activism to a Viral Roar is a timely analysis of how marginalized voices are engaged or silenced in one of the most successful social media projects in recent history.

Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World From the Tweets to the Streets

In Reclaiming Our Space, social worker, activist, and cultural commentator Feminista Jones explores how Black women are changing culture, society, and the landscape of feminism by building digital communities and using social media as powerful platforms.

Hood Feminism: Notes From the Women That a Movement Forgot

A potent and electrifying critique of today's feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in Black feminism

Hands up, Don't Shoot: Why the Protests in Ferguson and Baltimore Matter, and How They Changed America

Following the high-profile deaths of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and twenty-five-year-old Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, both cities erupted in protest over the unjustified homicides of unarmed black males at the hands of police officers.

Interview with the Founders of Black Lives Matters

It's MeToo...Right? (TED Talk)