2015 Featured Resources: Challenges of Racial Justice

Average: 5 (1 vote)

12 Years a Slave (film)

Author: 
Steve McQueen (director), Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o
List Price: 
$9.99 (streaming and DVD)
Director Steve McQueen's powerful film based on the true story of a man kidnapped and sold into slavery
Average: 4 (1 vote)

35 Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say

Author: 
Maura Cullen
List Price: 
$14.95
Type: 
Paperback
Surprising things we say that widen the diversity gap
Average: 4 (1 vote)

All Eyes are Upon Us: Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn

Author: 
Jason Sokol
List Price: 
$32.00
Type: 
Hardcover
A revelatory account of the tumultuous modern history of race and politics in the Northeast
Average: 5 (1 vote)

All Our Names

Author: 
Dinaw Mengestu
List Price: 
$14.95
Type: 
Paperback
From acclaimed author Dinaw Mengestu, here is a love story for our time.
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Americanah

Author: 
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
List Price: 
$15.95
Type: 
Paperback
A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun.
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Beloved

Author: 
Toni Morrison
List Price: 
$16.00
Type: 
Paperback
Toni Morrison stares unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery with a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Between the World and Me

Author: 
Ta-Nehisi Coates
List Price: 
$24.00
Type: 
Hardcover
“I’ve been wondering who might fill the intellectual void that plagued me after James Baldwin died. Clearly it is Ta-Nehisi Coates." - Toni Morrison
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Brown Girl Dreaming (National Book Award Winner)

Author: 
Jacqueline Woodson
List Price: 
$16.99
Type: 
Hardcover
Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age

Author: 
James Carroll
List Price: 
$30
Type: 
Hardcover
No Christian himself, Jesus transcends Christianity.
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Do the Right Thing (film)

Author: 
Spike Lee (writer,director), Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee,
List Price: 
$4.99
On the hottest day of the year on a street in Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir

Author: 
Charles M. Blow
List Price: 
$27.00
Type: 
Hardcover
A gorgeous, moving memoir of how one of America's most innovative and respected journalists found his voice by coming to terms with a painful past
Average: 4 (1 vote)

Fresh Off the Boat

Author: 
Eddie Huang
List Price: 
$15.00
Type: 
Paperback
Assimilating ain't easy.
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Guantanamo Diary

Author: 
Mohamedou Ould Slahi
List Price: 
$29.00
Type: 
Hardcover
An unprecedented international publishing event: the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee.
Average: 4 (1 vote)

Higher Learning (film)

Author: 
John Singleton (director), Kristy Swanson, Omar Epps
List Price: 
Rent: $2.99, Buy: $7.99
Incoming freshmen get a crash course in diversity, identity and sexuality in this bold look at contemporary college life.
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Invisible Man

Author: 
Ralph Ellison
List Price: 
$15.95
Type: 
Paperback
A milestone in American literature, a book that has continued to engage readers since its appearance in 1952