Landman Library

Racial Justice: A Virtual Book Display

The books below have been compiled by Landman Library, led by Professor Michelle Reale, and are fully accessible to the Arcadia community. While not exhaustive, these nonfiction titles can serve as a starting point in our collection, which we continue to build. Titles are listed alphabetically. 

Additionally, we have several streaming films available to our community listed below as well. 

Books on Racial Justice

A Past That Won't Rest : Images of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around : Forty Years of Movement Building with Barbara Smith

Are All the Women Still White? : Rethinking Race, Expanding Feminisms

Are Prisons Obsolete?

At the Dark End of the Street : Black Women, Rape, and Resistance--A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power

Between the World and Me

Beyond Retention : Cultivating Spaces of Equity, Justice, and Fairness for Women of Color in U.S. Higher Education

Black Corona : Race and the Politics of Place in an Urban Community

Black Female Sexualities

Black Imagination and the Middle Passage

Black Magic : Religion and the African American Conjuring Tradition

Black Reconstruction in America : Toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860-1880

Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New ...

Black Sexual Politics : African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism

Brown Girl Dreaming

Crescent City Girls : The Lives of Young Black Women in Segregated New Orleans

Dark Days, Bright Nights : From Black Power to Barack Obama

Democracy in Black : How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul

The Ohio State University Libraries Exhibits | Ella Baker and the ...

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement : A Radical Democratic Vision

Escape from New York : The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem

Fighting for Democracy: Black Veterans and the Struggle Against ...

Fighting for Democracy : Black Veterans and the Struggle Against White Supremacy in the Postwar South

Freedom Dreams : The Black Radical Imagination

Freedom Is a Constant Struggle : Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime : The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

Ghosts of the African Diaspora : Re-Visioning History, Memory, and Identity

Good White People : The Problem with Middle-Class White Anti-Racism

How to Be an Antiracist

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

John Lewis : Courage in Action

Malcolm X : Inventing Radical Judgment

Maya Angelou : The Iconic Self

Movies in the Age of Obama : The Era of Post-Racial and Neo-Racist Cinema

Nobody : Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond

Racism without Racists : Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America

Revealing Whiteness : The Unconscious Habits of Racial Privilege

Sister Citizen : Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America

Some of My Best Friends Are Black : The Strange Story of Integration in America

The Baptism of Early Virginia : How Christianity Created Race

The Beautiful Struggle : A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood

The Black Urban Community: From Dusk Till Dawn by Gayle T. Tate ...

The Black Urban Community : From Dusk till Dawn

The Blood of Emmett Till

The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

The Counter-Revolution of 1776 : Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America

The Fire Next Time

The Fire This Time : A New Generation Speaks about Race

The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations: Berlin ...

The Making of African America : The Four Great Migrations

The Mighty Stream : Poems in celebration of Martin Luther King

The Morning Breaks : The Trial of Angela Davis

The New Jim Crow : Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

The Radical King

The Warmth of Other Suns : The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

We Want to Do More Than Survive : Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom

White Fragility : Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism

Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? : Police Violence and Resistance in the United States

Women, Race, & Class

You Can't Touch My Hair : And Other Things I Still Have to Explain