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Social Justice Corner (topic guide)

This guide attempts to provide a starting point to learn about social justice initiatives across the Emory Libraries, Emory Campus, Atlanta, and beyond, as well as provide knowledge and resources to key social justice issues.

Books & Articles

Be sure to review the recommended books from the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion newsletter's "Living and Learning About Race Resource Guide"; hover over the "info" icon to learn why these titles have been suggested. 

Read Carol Anderson Recommends from the New York Times article Christensen, Lauren. “‘Every Work of American Literature Is About Race’: Writers on How We Got Here.” The New York Times, 30 June 2020. NYTimes.com, https://www.nytimes.com/article/books-race-america.html 

October is Global Diversity Awareness Month, and the Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives (GSI) has compiled the following list of recommendations as a resource for learning about issues related to diversity around the world from faculty and staff in the Emory community. Global Diversity Resource Library. https://global.emory.edu/news-events/news/2020/global-diversity-resources 

Some suggested Films & Videos

Archives & Manuscripts

A march organized by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, & Rare Book Library has many collections documenting social justice activism as well as the activities of oppressive power structures and white supremacist groups.

You can search across the Rose Library's holdings in Emory Finding Aids. For materials related specifically to the movement for African American civil rights, please visit our African American History and Culture LibGuide. Our staff would be happy to assist in connecting you with ersources from the archives; please contact us at rose.library@emory.edu!

Image: Southern Christian Leadership Conference records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives & Rare Book Library, Emory University.

GSI recommends Global Diversity Books

October is Global Diversity Awareness Month, and the Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives (GSI) has compiled the following list of recommendations as a resource for learning about issues related to diversity around the world from faculty and staff in the Emory community. 

https://global.emory.edu/support/news-events/news/2020/global-diversity-resources.html

JSTOR Companion to the Schomburg Center’s Black Liberation Reading List.

To meet the need for content related to racism, anti-racism, and Black voices, JSTOR has created a complementary, extensive open library to support readers and scholars seeking to engage with BIPOC+Q-authored reading lists, starting with a unique set of resources related to the Schomburg Center’s Black Liberation Reading List.

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(CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE FULL LIST OF JSTOR CONTENT IN THIS OPEN LIBRARY

Recommended Books