BIPOC Resources

Please note that this page is a work in progress and will be updated with content, links, and other resources available at Howe Library and from other organizations.  

Lists Created by and Titles Avaliable at Howe Library
These lists contain links to our catalog
Books for Change (aimed at kids) 
Books for Change (aimed at teens)
Anti-racist books in Overdrive
Howe Rapid Reviews: Seven Books on Race and Racism Available on Overdrive

Howe Library programs: 
Reading and Writing as Radical Empathy, Thursday, July 30 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom for ages 12 - adult.  

Book Lists on Race, Antiracism and Related Topics
These titles may be owned by the library but these lists do not contain links to our catalog.
Book Riot - Listen to Stamped From the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi on Spotify
Cosmopolitan - Don’t Just Read About Racism—Read Stories About Black People Living
Epic Reads - 16 YA Books by Black Authors That You Can Preorder Right Now
Great Stories from ALA - Reading about Race
KDDK on Twitter - List of Antiracism LibGuides from libraries across the country 
Loyalty Bookstores - Antiracist Reading Recs
Smithsonian Magazine - Smithsonian Scholars Recommend Books, Films and Podcasts about Race  
The Stacks - Antiracist Reading List
Sycracuse.com - How to learn about racism? Onondaga libraries staff offers a reading list for all ages
Teaching For Change -  Multicultural and Social Justice Books
Time - Teacher’s Reading List of Antiracist Books for Kids Goes Viral
Vogue - 17 Books About Racial Inequality for Young Readers
W Magazine - Required Reading on Race, According to Black-Owned Indie Booksellers

How to Talk about Race
Act.tv - Systemic Racism
Anti-Defamation League - Table Talk: Family Conversations about Current Events
CNN: How to Talk to Your Children About Protests and Racism
Embrace Race
National Museum of African American History and Culture: Talking About Race
Talking About Race includes the following topics:
Bias
Being Antiracist
Community Building
Historical Foundations of Race
Race and Racial Identity
Self-Care
Social Identities and Systems of Oppression
Whiteness
NPR: Talking Race with Young Children
Raising Race Conscius Children
Southern Poverty Law Center: Teaching Tolerance
Yes!: 7 Reminders for White Parents Talking to Their Kids About Police Killing Black People