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Understanding Difference

Suggested resources to help you see the world from perspectives different from your own and "bring... you into conversation with people different from those with whom you normally associate.”

African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song PS591 .N4 A37 2020  Amazon

Americanah   (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)  PR9387.9 .A34354 A44 2013    Summary and Analysis    Amazon

Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own (Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.)   Access Online  Amazon

Black History Month 2022   [NPR]

Black Past 

Breaking Silences: Lessons from Tulsa and Charlottesville  (Andrea Douglas, Scott Ellsworth, and Kevin K. Gaines)  Watch on YouTube   Duration: 59:38 


The Cross Cultural Solidarity History Project: History; in the Service of Solidarity : Black Internationalism: Books  

Daughter of the Empire State: The Life of Judge Jane Bolin  [The first female African American judge in the United States]  (Jacqueline A. McLeod)    Access Online   Amazon

Daughters of the Dust      First feature film directed by an African-American women  Kanopy   Duration: 112 minutes  

Death in a Promised Land: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921   (Scott Ellsworth)  Access Online     Amazon   

Detroit  KLAUS DVD #2135 Law Library   Amazon Prime   Duration: 2h:22    

The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto   (Charles M. Blow)  E185.615 .B5577 2021    Amazon

Devil’s Punchbowl 

Do the Work! : An Antiracist Activity Book (W. Kamau Bell and Kate Schatz)  Amazon

Don’t Know Much About History [Hit Parade podcast]   Duration: 2h:00 

Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics  (bell hooks)    HQ1190 .H67 2000   Amazon

The Ground Breaking : The Tulsa Race Massacre and an American City's Search for Justice (Scott Ellsworth)  Read Online   Amazon

Harlem on My MindEpisode 1   Duration: 32:38   Episode 2   Duration: 32:44   Episode 3  Duration: 28:39   Episode 4  Duration: 43:54

Harlem on My Mind exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hell of a Book: Or the Altogether Factual, Wholly Bona Fide Story of a Big Dreams, Hard Luck, American-Made Mad Kid  (Jason Mott) PS3613 .O8444 H45 2021

Here's the Story behind Black History Month — and Why It's Celebrated in February (NPR: Jonathan Franklin)

 How Environmental Racism Shapes the US (PBS Interview with Robert Bullard)  Duration: 17:28        

How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide  (Crystal M. Fleming)  E184 .A1 F576 2018

How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America  (Clint Smith)  E441 .S654 2021