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Race and Social Equality Resources

Race and Social Equality Resources

"Calgary Public Library is committed to eliminating racial and social equity barriers. We stand with the communities we serve against racism and injustice." – Mark Asberg, CEO

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The Library is a signatory for the Urban Libraries Council’s Statement on Race and Social Equity

Children's Books on Racism on OverDrive
Children’s books on racism and prejudice as well as information about the history of African Americans in the US, including books about Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King, and Rosa Parks.

Black Lives Matter Reading List on OverDrive
A reading list to help you stay informed about the history of systemic racism in America and the work of those who are trying to make a change. 

An Essential Black Lives Matter Film List on Kanopy
If you're feeling overwhelmed by the news and want to take action, take the first step and deepen your understanding of racism and the experiences of Black people in America with these powerful and timely documentaries from Kanopy. 

The Skin We're In Reading List on OverDrive
This list of adult fiction books addresses racism as a topic.

I Hope You Get This Message Reading List on OverDrive
Teen reads about racial equity, social justice, and diversity.

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