The Alexandria Library has compiled this list of resources to learn more about structural and systemic racism in the United States.
READING ABOUT RACE
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
Black Lives Matter - National Organization
DMV Chapter of Black Lives Matter - Get involved locally
Civil Rights Legal Materials and News - Reuters news coverage and Westlaw legal content including information on police conduct, unwarranted criminal prosecution and right to protest.
The Loveland Foundation - Focused on bringing mental health resources to women and girls of color
NAACP - Focused on ensuring the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and eliminating race-based discrimination
Color of Change - Leads campaigns against racial injustice
The Bail Project - Organization that combats mass incarceration at the front end of the system, by disrupting the money bail system one person at a time.
The National Police Accountability Project - Organization dedicated to ending law enforcement abuse through legal action and educational programming.
Confronting Prejudice: How to Protect Yourself and Help Others - Guide to understand where prejudice comes from, what it looks like, and how you can help others experiencing it.
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