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Race in the United States reading list

CCC Library resources (books, eBooks, streaming videos) examining race and historical / present-day intersectional issues in the United States and Oregon.

Borrow these books

QR code for premade CCC Library catalog search, race and criminal justiceCome by CCC Library to check out the following books related to the race, the legal system, and criminal justice. Learn about each book and check its availability by selecting its title or cover art. Find them on the shelves using their call numbers. All you need is your CCC ID card and you can have them for six weeks.

Access eBooks (their call numbers say "eBook") by selecting their titles and signing in using your myClackamas credentials.

Scan the QR code or select the link below to access a premade search of CCC Library's resources related to the intersection of race and criminal justice in the United States.

Print and eBooks

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The Talk

by Darrin Bell
Call Number: E185.86 .B37797 2023

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Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom

by Derecka Purnell
Call Number: HV8141 .P79 2021

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Stakes Is High: Life After the American Dream

by Mychal Denzel Smith
Call Number: HM821 .S58 2020

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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

by Bryan Stevenson
Call Number: KF373.S74 A3 2014

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The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth

by Kristin Henning
Call Number: HV9104 .H46 2021

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

by Michelle Alexander
Call Number: HV9950 .A437 2012

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America on Fire

by Elizabeth Hinton
Call Number: E185.615 .H524 2021

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Why the Police Should Be Trained by Black People

by Natasha C. Pratt-Harris (Ed.)
Call Number: HV8139 .W49 2022

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Chokehold: Policing Black Men

by Paul Butler
Call Number: HV8141 .B88 2017

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