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Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism Resources: Black America

This guide brings together resources on racism and violence against Black people in the United States.

The University Library Stands Against Racism

The Washington and Lee University Library stands with the Black Caucus of the American Library Association in condemning racial injustice. Read full BCALA statement.

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Non-Fiction Books

Non-fiction books are categorized according to topic. Scroll to find your desired topic or click one of the below subject headings to jump directly to that section.



Civil Rights Movement Era History

Examining Whiteness

Residential Disparities, Discrimination & Segregation

Policing, Law & Incarceration

Racism & Anti-racism

Racism in the Academy

Scientific & Medical Racism

Women, Gender & Sexuality