Lists and Suggestions

List: Social Justice

Rothstein, Richard, author.

The Color of Law incontrovertibly makes it clear that it was de jure segregation--the laws and polic...

Elliott, Alicia

"The Mohawk phrase for depression can be roughly translated to "a mind spread out on the g...

Mullen, Caitlin, author.

Summer has come to Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, the casino lights have dim...

Jemisin, N. K., author.

"Five New Yorkers must come together in order to save their city from destruction in the first...

Jones, Saeed, author.

Haunted and haunting, Jones's memoir tells the story of a young, black, gay man from the South...

Washington, Bryan.

Mike is a Japanese American chef at a Mexican restaurant. Benson is a Black day care teacher. They&#...

Moore, Wes, 1978- author.

"When Freddie Gray was arrested for possessing an 'illegal knife' in April 2015, he ...

Cha, Steph, author.

"In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as it's ...

Petersen, Anne Helen, author.

"From celebrity gossip expert and Buzzfeed culture writer Anne Helen Petersen comes an accessi...

Carmon, Irin, author.

"Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers a visually rich, intimate, un...

Ewing, Eve L., author.

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Lewis, John, 1940-2020.

A first-hand account of the author's lifelong struggle for civil and human rights spans his you...

Emezi, Akwaeke, author.

An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self...

Nussbaum, Susan.

The residents at a facility for disabled young people in Chicago build trust and make friends in an...

Thomas, Angie, author.

After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life...

Wong, Alice, 1974- editor.

"A groundbreaking collection of first-person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern ...

Lebron, Christopher J., author.

Started in the wake of George Zimmerman's 2013 acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, the #...

Kundnani, Arun.

"Following the killing of Osama bin Laden, polls showed that Americans were more anxious about...

Rosenberg, Jordy, author.

"Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines t...

Ruffin, Maurice Carlos, author.

"In a near-future Southern city, everyone is talking about a new experimental medical procedur...