13th
Videos/Movies
by Ava DuVernay Netflix, 2016 100 min 13th (100 mins) offers a brief history of racial inequality in the US,…
Those Shoes
Books
by Maribeth Boelts Candlewick Press, 2007 Grades K-3 Jeremy wants those shoes that most of his classmates seem to have:…
Piecing Me Together
Books
by Renee Watson Scholastic, 2017 261 pgs Grades 7-12 Jade is a junior at St. Francis High School, a…
The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Marcher
Books
by Cynthia Levinson Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017 Grades 1-5 Audrey Faye Hendricks was only 9-years-old, but she…
Darius and Twig
Books
by Walter Dean Myers Amistad, 2013. 201 pages Grades 8 and up Darius and Twig are best friends living in…
Towers Falling
Books
by Jewell Parker Rhodes Little, Brown and Company, 2016. 228 pgs Grades 3-7 Deja is starting 5th grade at a…
Selma
Videos/Movies
by Ava DuVernay 2014 128 min PG-13 Centered around the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches, Selma chronicles the…
American Denial
Videos/Movies
by Llewellyn Smith ITVS/PBS, 2016 60 min “I was shocked and scared to the bones by all the evils I…
Knock Knock: My Dad’s Dream for Me
Books
by Daniel Beaty Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2013. Grades K-3 The daily Knock Knock ritual between a father…
A Vision for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom, and Justice
Websites
The Movement for Black Lives, a collective of dozens of organizations, has created a platform of policy demands. The website…
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Books
by Carole Boston Weatherford Candlewick Press, 2015. Grades 5-8 Voice of Freedom uses free verse poetry to tell the story…
“All American Boys” Tackles Police Brutality, Racial Justice, and Being an Upstander
by Marsha Rakestraw Rashad’s stop at a local convenience store for a bag of chips turns into a nightmare when…