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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 general search on US history of race and racismCome by CCC Library to check out the following books related to the history of race and racism in the United States. 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 history of race and racism in the United States.

Print books and eBooks

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A Black Women's History of the United States

by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross
Call Number: E185.86 .B475 2020

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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You

by Jason Reynolds; Ibram X. Kendi
Call Number: E184.A1 R49 2020

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An African American and Latinx History of the United States

by Paul Ortiz
Call Number: E184.S75 O79 2018

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The 1619 Project

by Nikole Hannah-Jones
Call Number: E441 .A15 2021

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The Second

by Carole Anderson
Call Number: KF3941 .A96 2021

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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of how our Government Segregated America

by Richard Rothstein
Call Number: E185.61 .R8185 2017

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The Half Has Never Been Told

by Edward E. Baptist
Call Number: E441 .B337 2016

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Islamophobia, Race, and Global Politics

by Nazia Kazi
Call Number:  E184.M88 K39 2021

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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain (Eds.)
Call Number: E185 .F625 2021

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Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building

by Richard Drinnon
Call Number: E98.P99 D74 1997

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Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow

by Henry Louis Gates
Call Number: E185.61 .G253 2019

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At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America

by Philip Dray
Call Number: HV6464 .D73 2003

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Black in White Space

by Elijah Anderson
Call Number: E185.86 .A525 2022

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