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Race, Racism and Anti-Racism

Books and resources to learn and research about issues of race, racism, and anti-racism.

This Research Guide Compiled By

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Denise O'Shea
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Harry A. Sprague Library

Access Services & Systems Dept.


About this Guide

This guide is a list of resources that you can consult with if you are interested in deepening your understanding and knowledge about race, racism and anti-racism. The resources in this guide were curated from several sources -- from colleagues, social media, and campus organizations (special thanks to the MSU African American Caucus) providing permission to use and reprint their recommendations. The books and media included in this guide are available at Sprague Library. Any electronic books or streaming media included in this guide are accessible to MSU students, faculty and staff on and off campus.

Note that this is not an exhaustive list of resources, but a starting point. 

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