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Black Lives Matter Resource Guide

 Databases
 Journals
 Books

The following catalog subject searches are recommended:

The following books are recommended:

Fiction:

Systemic Racism:

Black Voices Matter:

Civil Rights:

Black History

Children's Picture Books/Fiction

Children's Nonfiction

 Websites

The following websites are recommended:

For General Use:

For Educators:

  • Black Lives Matter at School – National Education Association’s resources, stories, and ideas devoted to highlighting the use of Black Lives Matter at School materials in the classroom.
  • Books Matter: Children's Literature – Anti-Defamation League’s guide of picture, chapter, and young adult books with discussion guides that help learn about identity, diversity, bias, and social justice.
  • Anti-Racist Resources – IA Library’s links to anti-racist and police brutality resources.
  • Learning for Justice – Free resources for educators to create inclusive school communities where children and youth are respected, valued, and welcomed
  • Selecting and Using Culturally Responsive Children's Books – Office of Head Start National Center of Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness’ pamphlet providing information on selecting books without stereotypes and bias and tips for evaluating books.
  • Teaching Black Lives Matter – Broward College’s pedagogy articles and lesson plans for teaching Black Lives Matter in college classrooms.
  • 37 Picture Books that Celebrate #blackjoy – List with links to picture books that celebrate portraits of Black Joy instead of Black suffering.
  • We Need Diverse Books – Advocacy for essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature that reflects the lives of all young people.
  • Weeding Out Racism's Invisible Roots – School Library Journal’s opinion piece about the controversy of changing the context of teaching racist classics in schools.