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Systemic Racism & White Privilege

Vogel Library provides access to many materials that will support your investigations into privilege, racism, and social justice.

Past Vogel Library displays on related topics

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The black American experience

A few selections out of hundreds

Looking for something on one of the many great recommended reading lists out there? Here are some of our top picks for what's in the library; search OneSearch for more or recommend a purchase.

Unfortunately, many of these books do not have an eBook option on a library platform. Where we can, we are purchasing!

DVDs and streaming films

Only a few examples are listed here!

Even more great resources:

This is only a very small sampling of the many items owned by Vogel Library detailing the black American experience. bell hooks, Alice Walker, Maya Angelou, Audra Lorde, Gloria Naylor, Angela Y. Davis, James Baldwin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr, Cornel West, ...so many Americans have written autobiographies, fiction, poetry, plays, histories, social criticism, calls to action--explore, and may your curiosity only deepen.

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