ODU Libraries offer diverse perspectives on the history of racial injustice, racial divide, and anti-racism activism across the United States through a curated list of books and other materials - compiled from the Libraries' available resources. ODU Libraries thank faculty members and others for their expertise and suggestions in forming this list designed to serve the Monarch community.

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

When We Fight, We Win! Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists that are Transforming our World by Greg Jobin-Leeds

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Umoja Noble

Who do you serve, who do you protect? Police violence and resistance in the United States by Maya Schenwar, etc.

The Art of Protest: Culture and activism from the civil rights movement to the streets of Seattle by T.V. Reed

Managing White Supremacy: Race, politics, and citizenship in Jim Crow Virginia by J. Douglass Smith

Critical Race Theory: The key writings that formed the movement by Kimberle Crenshaw

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

White Fragility: Why it's so hard for white people to talk about racism by Robin DiAngelo

The Post-Racial Mystique: Media and Race in the Twenty-First Century by Catherine R. Squires

Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code by Ruha Benjamin

The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement by Andrew G. Ferguson

The Comparative Histories of Slavery in Brazil, Cuba, and the United States by Laird W. Bergad

Crisis of the House Divided; An Interpretation of the Issues in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates by Harry V. Jaffa

A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War by Harry V. Jaffa

The Oxford handbook of slavery in the Americas by Mark Smith & Robert Paquette

Slave and Citizen: The Negro in the Americas by Frank Tannenbaum

White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era by Shelby Steele

President Lecture Series Talk (2016) by Alicia Garza, Social Activist & Co-Creator Of The Viral Twitter Hashtag And Movement #BlackLivesMatter

The Price of Racial Reconciliation by Ronald W. Walters

Dream and Legacy: Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Post-Civil Rights Era by Michael L. Clemons, Donathan L. Brown, and William H. L. Dorsey

Racism in the Post Civil Rights Era: Now You See It, Now You Don't by Robert C. Smith

"Can we all get along?" Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics by Paula D. McClain and Joseph Stewart, Jr.