Celebrate Juneteenth!

All different now : Juneteenth, the first day of freedom
On Juneteenth
On Juneteenth
Miss Juneteenth
Juneteenth : a novel
Watermelon and red birds
Opal Lee

Fiction books by black authors

Red at the bone
An American marriage
Their eyes were watching God
Such a fun age
The underground railroad
The vanishing half
Sing, unburied, sing
If Beale Street could talk
The mothers
The nickel boys
Girl, woman, other
Act Your Age
get a life
how to fail at flirting
the fastest way to fall
the wedding party
by the book
while we were dating

Nonfiction books about racism & antiracism

African Americans and civil rights
Stony the road
We were eight years in power
The Black presidency
The breakthrough
Martin Luther King, Jr.: The last interview
Rest in power : the enduring life of Trayvon Martin
Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance
Breathe : a letter to my sons
What it is : race, family, and one thinking Black man
Emmett Till : the murder that shocked the world and propelled the civil rights movement
Uncensored : my life and uncomfortable conversations at the intersection of Black and White America
Everything you need to know about confronting racist behavior
Between the world and me
White fragility : why it
Tears we cannot stop : a sermon to White America
What truth sounds like : Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and our unfinished conversation about race in America
Stamped from the beginning : the definitive history of racist ideas in America
The Birth of a Nation : how a legendary filmmaker and a crusading editor reignited America
Brown, white, black : an American family at the intersection of race, gender, sexuality, and religion
Race relations
So you want to talk about race
Stamped : racism, antiracism, and you
Shame : how America
Self-portrait in black and white : unlearning race
Antiracism : an introduction
We can
Democracy in black : how race still enslaves the American soul
Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America
They can
Stolen : five free boys kidnapped into slavery and their astonishing odyssey home
Rising out of hatred : the awakening of a former white nationalist
How not to get shot : and other advice from white people
Black against empire : the history and politics of the Black Panther Party
I am not your negro
The presumption of guilt : the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and race, class, and crime in America
Have Black lives ever mattered?
How we fight white supremacy : a field guide to Black resistance
The struggle for Black equality
How to be an antiracist
Me and white supremacy : combat racism, change the world, and become a good ancestor
This book is anti-racist
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
The Warmth of Other Suns
Our time is now
Ida B. the Queen
Angela Davis
Woke Racism
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Entertaining race
Begin Again
Talking at the Gates
His name is George Floyd
The Black Friend
anti racist ally
uprooting racism
Surrender White People
nice racism
miss me with that
Lift every voice

Resources: Citizenship & Immigration

Hello & Welcome!

Hola & Bienvenido!

Привет и добро пожаловать!


If you are looking for information on how to apply for citizenship, or how to apply for a green card, please follow this link: US Citizenship & Immigration Services

Si está buscando información sobre cómo solicitar la ciudadanía o cómo solicitar una tarjeta verde, siga este enlace: Servicios de ciudadanía e inmigración de EE. UU.

Если вы ищете информацию о том, как подать заявление на гражданство или как подать заявление на получение грин-карты, перейдите по этой ссылке: Служба гражданства и иммиграции США

For information on the citizenship exam, and for further resources and help, please visit the Boston Public Library.

Para obtener información sobre el examen de ciudadanía y para obtener más recursos y ayuda, visite Biblioteca Pública de Boston

Для получения информации о экзамене на гражданство, а также для получения дополнительных ресурсов и помощи посетите Бостонскую публичную библиотеку.

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YA/Teen Novels about Race, Racism, and Antiracism

The hate u give
Tyler Johnson was here
The sun is also a star
Stamped : racism, antiracism, and you
New boy
How it went down
Dear Martin
All American boys
Piecing me together
X : a novel
Anger is a gift : a novel